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Preliminary Guide to the French Indochina Photograph Collection
Bernath Mss 41  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: French Indochina Photograph Collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1940s
    Collection Number: Bernath Mss 41
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size 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

    French Indochina Photograph Collection. Bernath Mss 41. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    50 professional photographs, mainly of Vietnam along with a few of Laos, most with French captions on the back, ca. 1940s. Many have stamps from French agencies (French Press & Information Service, Agence Economique des Colonies, Compagnie Aerienne Francaise). Includes scenes of the Vietnamese countryside, river views, Vietnamese people, buildings, railroads, and aerial shots of cities. Locations include Vientiane, Tonkin, Bien Hoa, Annam, Baie d'Along, Haiphong, Hanoi, and Saigon.