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Preliminary Guide to the Manchuria Collection
Bernath Mss 98  
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Description
The collection contains pamphlets, handbooks, railway guides, tourist brochures, and other printed Manchuria-related items, most issued in Great Britain (extracts from publications by the British Foreign Office, the Royal Geographical Society), Manchuria or Japan (issued by various departments of the Japanese government or the government of Manchoukuo [Manzhouguo]). The latter was a nominally independent puppet state set up by the Japanese in Manchuria, which existed from 1931 to 1945. The Japanese installed Puyi, the last emperor of the Qing Dynasty, as the emperor of Manzhouguo and declared the country independent from China on February 18, 1932.
Extent
.4 linear feet (1 document box)
Restrictions
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.
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