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Tele-Dinda Mining Expedition [Belgian Congo] Photograph Album
Bernath Mss 100  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Tele-Dinda Mining Expedition [Belgian Congo] Photograph Album,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1911-1912
    Collection Number: Bernath Mss 100
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    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

    Tele-Dinda Mining Expedition [Belgian Congo] Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 100. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photograph album containing 105 b/w photos, with captions in English, of scenes in the Belgian Congo, taken by a member of the Tele-Dinda Mining Expedition which apparently was prospecting for gold and diamonds. Images of mining operations, views of forests and forest clearing, construction of camps, and many of nearby villages and inhabitants including Gabata, Banalya, Kanwa, Edibe (some of pygmies), Kiambi, and Pweto. Also scenes along the Congo, Aruwimi, Tele, Lindi, and Zambezi Rivers, Lake Moero, Stanley and Victoria Falls, Stanleyville, Kungalunga Plateau, and the Cape to Cairo Railroad.