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Preliminary Guide to the Great War Collection
Bernath Mss 20  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content Notes
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Great War Collection
    Dates: ca. 1910-1922
    Bulk Dates: 1914-1918
    Collection number: Bernath Mss 20
    Collection Size: 7 linear feet (4 records containers and 12 oversize boxes).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: Boxes 1-3, 8-15 (SRLF); boxes 4-7 (Del Norte); boxes 16-17 (Del Norte Oversize); boxes 18-19 (Annex 2).
    Languages: English, French, German

    Access Restrictions

    None. Majority of materials stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.

    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

    Great War Collection. Bernath Mss 20. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Multiple acquisitions, mainly purchase latter 1960s-early 1970s.

    Scope and Content Notes

    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.
    The collection also contains a number of monographs and runs of serials which have been cataloged separately and which can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.

    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 -- Campaigns.