Guide to the Charles McHaney China Marines Photograph
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Overview of the Collection
Collection Title: Charles McHaney China Marines
Bulk Dates: 1946-1947
Physical Description: 0.21
Language of Materials:
Old China Hands Archives
Abstract: Charles McHaney was a U.S. Marine
stationed in Tientsin, China during and after World War II. While in Tientsin, he took
numerous photographs, the subjects of which are primarily his fellow Marines, local
geography, and local culture. The collection consists mostly of these photographs, with
some additional print materials related to the U.S. Marine presence in Tientsin in the
Charles McHaney was a U.S. Marine stationed in Tientsin, China from 1946-1947.
This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Genre/Form of Material:
Conditions Governing Use:
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s)
of this collection has not been transferred to California State University,
Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or
reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) 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 owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Conditions Governing Access:
The collection is open for research use.
[Identification of item], [date],
Charles McHaney China Marines
, Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library,
California State University, Northridge.
Scope and Contents
The Charles McHaney China Marines Photograph Collection consists of photographs, some of
which were pasted into albums, taken by McHaney while stationed in Tientsin following
World War II. Subjects include his fellow Marines, local geography, and local culture.
The collection also includes a menu for the Press Cafe in Tientsin, and a publication
produced by the United States Marines Corps, which contains pictures and narrative
regarding surrender of Japanese in China, as well as Marine establishment in China
following surrender. McHaney, when donating materials, made a recording with archives
staff describing the photographs and other donated items in detail, which has been
placed in the collection as well.
Box 1, Folder 1
Photograph Album #1 - United States and Tientsin,
Box 1, Folder 2
Photograph Album #2 - Tientsin,
Box 1, Folder 3
Loose Photographs - Tientsin,
Box 1, Folder 4
United States Marine Corps Publication, "North China
Box 1, Folder 5
Press Cafe Menu,
Box 1, Folder 6
Recording of Charles McHaney Describing His Collection,
Scope and Contents
1 compact disc