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Finding Aid to British war posters from the Second World War, circa 1939-circa 1945
BANC PIC 2005.008  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: British war posters from the Second World War
    Date (inclusive): circa 1939-circa 1945
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 2005.008
    Extent: 12 boxes and 247 oversized items (ca. 2000 posters) : color ; various sizes
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English, Arabic, Hebrew
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

    RESTRICTED DUE TO FRAGILITY. Many items folded: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], British war posters from the Second World War, BANC PIC 2005.008, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    War posters, British
    World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

    Administrative Information

    Provenance unknown. Possibly from the British Consulate in San Francisco, Calif.


    Various artists. Producted by government agencies of Great Britain and British Commonwealth countries. Includes many variants of poster designs in multiple languages. Each item bears rubber stamp indicating it is for purposes of record only. British and Commonwealth WWII posters not bearing this stamp have been cataloged separately (BANC PIC 2005.171)