Guide to the World War I Maps

Preliminary arrangement and description by D. Tambo; latest revision Apr. 26, 2013
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Guide to the World War I Maps, ca. 1917-1919

Collection number: Bernath Mss 3

Department of Special Collections

Davidson Library

University of California, Santa Barbara
Processed by:
Preliminary arrangement and description by D. Tambo
Latest revision:
Apr. 26, 2013
Encoded by:
A. Demeter
© 2013 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: World War I Maps
Dates: ca. 1917-1919
Collection number: Bernath Mss 3
Collection Size: 0.3 linear feet (3 map cabinet folders).
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Abstract: 43 World War I era Allied maps primarily of Northern France, as well as Belgium and Switzerland.
Physical location: Del Sur, Map Cabinet 20-2.
Languages: English

Access Restrictions

None.

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

World War I Maps. Bernath Mss 3. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined; probably multiple sources.

Scope and Content of Collection

43 World War I era Allied maps primarily of Northern France, as well as Belgium and Switzerland. Some feature annotations and additional information as it was acquired from opposition maps.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
World War, 1914-1918--Maps.
World War, 1914-1918--France.
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
World War, 1914-1918--Switzerland.
France--Maps.
Belgium--Maps.
Switzerland--Maps.

Related Materials in Special Collections

Special Collections has a large number of collections related to World War I, which include photograph albums, stereoviews, diaries, and other documents. Collections that feature maps include:
  • Great War Collection, ca. 1910-1922 [bulk dates 1914-1918]. Much of the material in the collection relates to British servicemen and units, but Americans, Australians, and some Germans also are represented. Included are diaries, correspondence, documents, maps, photographs, reports, and some printed material. The approximately 2,000 photographs and picture postcards (loose and in albums and scrapbooks) include many images of France, but also other areas such as Egypt, England, German South West Africa, Iraq, and Palestine. (Bernath Mss 20).
  • Louis deKeyser Belden Papers, ca. 1916-1924. The collection contains correspondence, documents, maps, photographs, and ephemera of Louis deKeyser Belden, a surgeon and captain in the Medical Corps during WWI. (Bernath Mss 25).

Folder 1

Belgium and part of France

Folder 1

Ypres

Folder 1

Belgium and part of France (2 maps)

Folder 1

Belgium

Folder 1

France

Folder 1

Armentieres

Folder 1

Richebourg

Folder 1

France (12 maps)

Folder 2

2nd American Corps, 4th Army B. E. F.

Folder 2

France (fragment)

Folder 2

Wiancourt

Folder 2

Sequehart

Folder 2

Remaucourt

Folder 2

Montbrehain

Folder 2

Bellicourt West

Folder 2

Gricourt West

Folder 2

Gricourt East

Folder 2

British Front Line at 6 PM 24 September 1918 (sections 1 and 2)

Folder 2

Wiancourt

Folder 2

Etaves - scheme of attack, copy #20

Folder 2

Wiancourt - amended F. A. Barrage map, copy #585

Folder 2

Wiancourt - heavy artillery bombardment map

Folder 2

Wiancourt - with information from German maps and new work

Folder 2

Wiancourt - with information from German maps

Folder 2

Combined sheet

Folder 3

Switzerland

Folder 3

Abbeville

Folder 3

Brussels

Folder 3

Liége (2 maps)