In 2009 Didier Grange wrote the history of SPA. The text is available below in English, French and Spanish.
FORMER ARTICLES OF ICA/SPA
As adopted by the First Annual Delegate Meeting at Cagliari, 4 October 1977, amended by the Second, Third and Twenty-Fourth Annual Delegate Meetings at Nairobi, 12 October 1978, Gosier/Guadeloupe, 7 November 1979, and Reykyavik, 13 October 2001, approved and ratified by the Executive Committee of the International Council on Archives at Lyon, 1977, Dar-es-Salaam, 1978, San Juan/Puerto Rico, 1979, Beijing, 2002 and Seoul, 2010. The text is available below in English.