Finding Aid to the Alfred H. de Vries Papers, 1937-1944 (bulk 1944)

Jae Mauthe
The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
© 2011
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid to the Alfred H. de Vries Papers, 1937-1944 (bulk 1944)

Collection number: BANC MSS 73/47 cz

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Finding Aid Author(s):
Jae Mauthe
Date Completed:
2011 October 03
Finding Aid Encoded By:
GenX
© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Alfred de Vries Papers
Date (inclusive): 1937-1944
Date (bulk): 1944
Collection Number: BANC MSS 73/47 cz
Creator: de Vries, Alfred H.
Extent: 1 carton 1.2 linear feet
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: This collection was originally part of the Alfred H. de Vries map collection. The map collection is available through UC Berkeley and contains 416 volumes in addition 106 individual sheet maps. This collection consists of original manuscript “Maps and their Makers Through the Centuries: A General Handbook for Map History”, newspaper clippings regarding the exhibit of his map collection in Amsterdam, 1937, and a copy of “On the Development of Cartography” presented to the Cercle de Bibliophile in Amsterdam in April, 1936. Also included are photos of the map making process, a lecture given to the San Francisco Museum of Art on “400 Years of Mapmaking”, 1 miniature map, a sheet of stamps from various counties and personal/business correspondence.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English, Dutch
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Conditions of Use

Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alfred H. de Vries Papers, BANC MSS 73/47 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Alternative Form of Materials Available

There are no alternate forms of this collection.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
deVries, Alfred
University of California, Berkeley - Faculty
University of California, Berkeley, Map History
University of California, Berkeley. Department of Geography
Maps—Geography--Cartography

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Processed by Jae Mauthe in 2011.

Biography/Organization History

De Vries was a lecturer and research associate in Map History from Fall 1942 to Spring 1951 at University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of original manuscript “Maps and their Makers Through the Centuries: A General Handbook for Map History”, newspaper clippings (in Dutch) regarding his 1937 cartographic exhibit in Bijenkorf, and a copy of “On the Development of Cartography” presented to the Cercle de Bibliophile in Amsterdam in April, 1936. Also included are photos of the mapmaking process, a lecture given to the San Francisco Museum of Art on “400 Years of Mapmaking” in 1939, 1 miniature World Atlas in Dutch, stamps from various counties mounted on board and personal/business correspondence. This collection spans a brief period of deVries work from 1937-1944.
This collection arrived in rough chronological and alphabetical order with the bulk of the collection being his manuscript

Container Listing

 

Carton 1

carton 1, folder 1

Correspondence 1941

Physical Description: 1 folder
carton 1, folder 2

Lecture Notes “400 Years of Mapmaking” 1939

Physical Description: 1 folder
carton 1, folder 3

Lecture “On the Development of Cartographie” 1936

Physical Description: 1 folder
carton 1, folder 4-10

Manuscript “Maps and Their Makers Through the Centuries” 1944

Physical Description: 7 folders
carton 1, folder 11

Miniature World Atlas in Dutch undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
carton 1, folder 12

Photographs of the Mapmaking Process undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
carton 1, folder 13-16

Publicity of Cartographic Exhibition in Bijenkorf 1937

Physical Description: 4 folders
carton 1, folder 17

Various stamps mounted on board undated

Physical Description: 1 folder