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Kyujanggak was established as an official national institute immediately following the 1776 accession of King Jeongjo as the 22-nd king of the dynasty It was originally conceived as a royal library dedicated to the preservation of the writings and calligraphy produced by Joseon Dynasty kings, as well as a repository for the royal genealogy. The collection at Seoul National University Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies includes seven different types of texts, numbering 7,125 documents in total. These include national treasures, such as the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty, and twenty-six types of treasures (comprising 166 individual treasures), as well as four relics that are listed under UNESCO's Memory of the World register.