About the MOWCAP Archive

The Asia-Pacific region is home to rich and diverse documentary heritage reflecting the cultures, histories, traditions and values of its nations. The heritage takes many various forms – from manuscripts and woodblocks, to photographs, stone inscriptions, sound recordings and films.

This online archive celebrates the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP), highlighting the documentary heritage from the Asia-Pacific region on the International and Regional Memory of the World Registers.

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