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Guide to the Oriental Consolidated Mining Company Photograph Collection
Bernath Mss 345  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Oriental Consolidated Mining Company Photograph Collection
    Dates: ca. 1931-1940
    Collection number: Bernath Mss 345
    Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 oversize box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The collection contains 129 black and white photographs, mainly snapshots, most with captions in English, on loose pages from two or more photo albums, likely compiled by Pitt Hyde, a geologist working for the American owned and operated Oriental Consolidated Mining (OCM) Company which was mining for gold in the Hokuchin area of present day Unsan county, eastern North Pyongan province, North Korea.
    Physical location: Vault.
    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

    Oriental Consolidated Minng Company Photograph Collection. Bernath Mss 345. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains 129 black and white photographs, mainly snapshots, most with captions in English, on loose pages from two or more photo albums, likely compiled by Pitt Hyde, a geologist working for the American owned and operated Oriental Consolidated Mining (OCM) Company which was mining for gold in the Hokuchin area of present day Unsan county, eastern North Pyongan province, North Korea. Includes images of Pitt Hyde, family, other OCM employees, their families and homes, the club, Korean gold panning, sluice, water wheel stamp mill, large industrial plant (where ore was processed by stamp milling, flotation, regrinding, and cyanide treatment), nearby river, landscapes in winter with snow, Korean employees, local population, homes, street scenes, funeral procession and grave.
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    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Oriental Consolidated Mining Company
    P'yongan-pukto (Korea)