Preliminary Guide to the World War II - Philippines, New Guinea, Okinawa Photograph Collection

Processed by D. Tambo
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Fax: (805) 893-5749
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
© 2003
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Guide to the World War II - Philippines, New Guinea, Okinawa Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s

Collection number: Bernath Mss 38

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    13 June 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: World War II - Philippines, New Guinea, Okinawa Photograph Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1940s
Collection Number: Bernath Mss 38
Extent: .6 linear feet (2 oversize boxes)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur Oversize
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

World War II - Philippines, New Guinea, Okinawa Photograph Collection. Bernath Mss 38. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2003.

Scope and Content of Collection

More than 1,000 mostly World War II b/w photos, loose and in three photograph albums, many lacking identification. Includes scenes in Manila, Lingayen, Laoag, and other Philippine towns, many showing destruction of the war; railroad yards at Tarlac, Luzon; local population, villages and scenes in Philippines and Biak Island, New Guinea; scenes in Okinawa, including surrender of Japanese forces there. Also, U.S. and Japanese military aircraft (intact and destroyed); naval landing-craft during U.S. landing at Lingayen in Jan. 1945; U.S. military camps and personnel.; numerous scenes in the U.S.(Ohio, Florida, California), many with soldiers and sailors with family and friends; 1947 Cleveland air-show; and other post-war travel photos.

Collection Contents

Box

More than 1,000 mostly World War II b/w photos, loose and in three photograph albums, many lacking identification, 1940s