Memory of the Suez Canal

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The memory of the Suez Canal, which is recorded in documents, rare books, photographs, paintings,etc, is dispersed between different institutions in different countries, such as Suez Canal Authority in Egypt, Compagnie de Suez, Bibliothèque Nationale and Archives Nationales in Paris. Gathering this wealth together on an information system will save for humanity, the memory of a hundred year of information about one of the most important waterways that connected East to West and affected the history of the globe especially the Middle East in the last two centuries. Read more on the UNESCO Memory of the World website.

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