It was the era of strikes in Britain but many workers suspended their industrial action to help, Geldof said.
Revealing letters from public figures will be among those disclosed as well as reports on projects helped in Africa since 1985.
It will be catalogued, preserved, selectively digitalised and exhibited.
Geldof said: “This then is our thanks and gratitude to Ireland and the Irish.“We want you to use this gift for the benefit of those in whose name we too will continue to work.”The trove of documents, many on fading fax paper, captures the work of those who looked after fleets of ships and trucks which distributed relief.
"We have both always wanted to see the Great Wall of China and Colin would love to stand at the foot of Ayers Rock in Australia.
We also love galleries so this gives us the chance to visit those in Paris and in Russia." The couple matched the winning numbers - 17, 19, 38, 42 and 45, and the Lucky Stars 9 and 10 - at odds of 116 million to one.
and £200 brogues • But holder of second winning ticket has not come forward • How National Lottery changes have hiked odds to one-in-45m • Video: The world's top five biggest ever lottery winners • Powerball - the world's biggest lottery, in pictures Britain’s biggest Lotto winners rushed out to spend £5 on six champagne glasses after scooping £33 million in Saturday’s record rollover.
David and Carol Martin said they realised they had none to celebrate with after being told by a woman from Camelot, the Lotto organisers, that she would bring champagne with her to toast their win.
The song featured Geldof’s fellow Irishman Bono, George Michael, Duran Duran and Bananarama, among others.The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business?Despite his desire to help, Mr Geldof said he knew the Boomtown Rats were not having hits.His collaboration with other artists on Band Aid helped him get his confidence back, saying: “This required something of the self.“It was not enough that you simply allowed 30 million sentient human beings to die of want in this bizarre world of surplus.”He said it was a “bizarre” social phenomenon linked to the dawn of globalised media and the celebrity status of pop."Then on the fifth line all the circles seemed to join up.I had all of them but couldn't believe what I was seeing.Her first response when told her parents had just won the equivalent of 68 million Australian dollars was: “Shut up.” The new multi-millionaires have already given up their jobs after telling their employers for the last three days that they were off work sick.Mrs Martin worked for Boots the chemist in the borders town and her husband worked for Borders Care and Repair, which helps the elderly and disabled with specialist equipment in their homes.It helped inspire Live Aid concerts in London and Philadelphia, which raised millions more.The archive will be transported from London, where it had been in storage, to Dublin.