The collection contains items mainly pertaining to Russian diplomat Axel de Berends and his career, latter 19th century, in
Brazil, Sweden, Spain, and the Netherlands. Also included are notes and documents re research into the history of the family
[de Berends / von Berends].
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.