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Guide to the Brian G. Goodier India and Burma Collection
Bernath Mss 93  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Brian G. Goodier India and Burma Collection
    Date: 1942-1947
    Collection number: Bernath Mss 93
    Creator: Goodier, Brian G.
    Extent: .7 linear feet (1 document box and 1 oversize box).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Abstract: The collection was assembled by a Maj. B. G. Goodier, B. Sc (Tech), Royal Engineers and includes correspondence and photographs relating to his World War II and post war experiences in South Africa, India, and Burma, particularly relating to road building, and airfield construction. Locations include Durban, East Kirkee, Poona, Lahore, Madras, Bombay, and Rangoon.
    Physical location: Box 1 (Del Norte), Box 2 (Del Norte Oversize).
    Language: 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

    Brian G. Goodier India and Burma Collection. Bernath Mss 93. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003, 2008.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection was assembled by a Maj. B. G. Goodier, B. Sc (Tech), Royal Engineers during his time in India (and South Africa) during World War II and posting to Burma following the war, through 1947. Part of the collection includes a series of airgraphs, air letters, etc. from his arrival in India (via South Africa) for officer training, through his commission and receipt of command (as Major) assigned to projects relating to road building, and airfield construction. The correspondence is mainly outgoing, written to his parents in Manchester. There are a series of miscellaneous photographs, mostly from Durban and Poona as well as his personal photo album (featuring Durban, South Africa and various locales in India) as well as photos of Goodier and the Officer Cadets' Training Unit among others. In addition, there is also a framed letter of Goodier's discharge from service in 1947. Places noted in the correspondence and/or photographs include: Durban, East Kirkee, Poona, Lahore, Madras, Bombay, and Rangoon.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    India -- Pictorial works.
    Burma -- Pictorial works.
    South Africa -- Pictorial works.
    Goodier, Brian G.