The Swedish Peace Archives

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Subject: Social Studies

Type: Archive material

The Swedish Peace Archives collect material about Swedish international peace support operations. The material contains documentation from Swedish authorities, non-governmental organizations, and personal archives from individuals who took part in such operations.

The collections include government and organization archives, such as Swedish Armed Forces United Nations operations, the Swedish Red Cross operation “White busses”, and international operations conducted by the Swedish Police. The collections also include personal documents from Raoul Wallenberg, Dag Hammarskjöld’s civil service file and a rich collection of personal archives from individuals whose service includes the UN mission in the Congo, the Swedish contribution to the League of Nations force in Saar in 1934 and civilian observer missions.

The Swedish Peace Archives are part of the Folke Bernadotte Academy – Swedish agency for peace, security and development.