Title: Etablissements Ballande. Business diaries.,
Date (inclusive): 1933-1954
Collection number: MSS 0461
Extent: 0.40 linear feet (2 microfilm reels in one
Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD
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Access restricted: Researchers must obtain permission to use the microfilm from
Government Archivist, National Archives of Vanuatu, PO Box 184, Port Vila, Vanuatu.
Etablissements Ballande. Business diaries., MSS 0461. Mandeville Special Collections
Business diaries for French traders doing business in Port Vila and Santo, New Hebrides.
The diaries, which are in French, record day-to-day operations of Comptoirs francais des
Microfilm prepared by Pacific Manuscript Bureau. [PMB 1130].
Comptoirs francais des Nouvelle Hebrides, a trading company operating in Vanuatu, was a
subsidiary of the New Caledonian company, Etablissements Ballande, formed by the
entrepreneur, Andre Ballande.