Dedication of Rockefeller Reading Room at UNOG Library
The UN inaugurated the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Reading Room at the League of Nations Archives of the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) Library. The event marked the 85th anniversary of the donation by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. to endow the League of Nations Library, which became the UN Library at Geneva in 1946. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (at lectern) spoke at the inauguration. Also shown: Michael Rockefeller (left), great-grandson of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.; Betty E. King (second from left), U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva; and David Chikvaidze (right), Director of the UNOG Library.