This collection comprises more than two
hundred postcards collected by Dr. Denis C. Guttridge. It contains a wide range of images of
places, people, events, and activities pertaining to Southeast Asia, and particularly to the
former French colonies of Indochina (Annam, Cochin China, Tonkin, and Cambodia). Other
countries are also included, such as Malaysia, Singapore, and Sri Lanka. The collection
features postcards from a multitude of publishers, based in cities throughout France and
Indochina. Some of these postcards have been used for correspondence, almost universally in
French, at times with insights into the subject depicted on the postcards as well as into
the lives of the colonists. Unfortunately, due to the bad quality of the paper, many
postcards have lost their versos. Only the versos including messages have been
Dr. Denis Christian Guttridge holds a B.A. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology (University of
California, San Diego, 1986), a M.S. in Biochemistry (California State University, Long
Beach, 1988), and a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (University of California, Irvine, 1996).
From 1996 to 2001, he served as a postdoctoral associate at the Lineberger Cancer Center at
the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His laboratory studied "the role of Nf-kB in
cell growth and differentiation." Since 2001, he has been an assistant professor at the
Division of Human Cancer Genetics at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He was honored
with the Regents Fellow Award (UC Irvine) in 1990-1991, the Joseph S. Pagano Lineberger
Award in 2001, and the V Foundation Award in 2002.
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Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by
the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish,
please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Collection open for research.