Hartmann Collection on Indochina, [ca. 1900-1970]

Collection Number: 4298

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Hartmann collection on Indochina, [ca. 1900-1970]
Collection Number:
4298
Creator:
Paul Hartmann
Quantity:
7.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Photographs, illustrations from books and magazines, and a few printed articles.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The Hartmann Collection's main focus is Vietnam, but there is material on Cambodia and Laos, as well as a few items on Burma and Thailand. There are numerous scenes of all parts of Indochina, with particular attention to various important architectural sites. Historical materials emphasize the colonial period. Of particular interest are an extensive collection of portraits of Vietnamese and Cambodian monarchs from the colonial period and a wide and (generally) well-labelled selection of pictures showing the many different ethnic groups in Vietnam.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The Hartmann Collection is a compilation of photographs, illustrations from books and magazines, and a few printed articles. The main focus of the collection is Vietnam, but there is material on Cambodia and Laos, as well as a few items on Burma and Thailand. There are numerous scenes of all parts of Indochina, with particular attention to various important architectural sites (in Hue and Angkor, for example) and to the Saigon area. Included are pictures of various stores and factories in South Vietnam during the post-1954 period. Historical materials emphasize the colonial period; there are a number of illustrations taken from books and periodicals about the colonization of Vietnam and Cambodia by the French in the 19th century. Numerous photographs of individuals can be found; of particular interest are an extensive collection of portraits of Vietnamese and Cambodian monarchs from the colonial period and a wide and (generally) well-labelled selection of pictures showing the many different ethnic groups in Vietnam. There are a considerable number of maps, especially numerous are road maps, including some produced by the Vietnamese government, and street/tourist guides to Saigon. Also, catalogs of Hartmann's collections.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hartmann, Paul.

Subjects:
Agriculture--Vietnam.
Architecture--Asia, Southeastern.
Architecture--Vietnam.
Architecture--Cambodia.
Art, Southeast Asian.
Art--Cambodia.
Art, Vietnamese.
Caodaism.
Cham (Southeast Asian people)
Ethnology--Vietnam.
Ethnology--Indochina.
Minorities--Vietnam.
Monarchy--Vietnam.
Monarchy--Cambodia.

Places:
Vietnam--Description and travel.
Cambodia--Description and travel.
Laos--Description and travel.
Burma--Description and travel.
Thailand--Description and travel.
Vietnam--History--19th century.
Vietnam--History--20th century.
Vietnam--Maps.
Cambodia--Maps.
France--Colonies--Asia.

Form and Genre Terms:
Maps.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Hartmann collection on Indochina, #4298, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. History Box 1-2
Series II. Archaeology Box 2
Series III. Maps Box 2
Series IV. Geography Box 3
Series V. Architecture Box 3-4
Series VI. Art Box 4
Series VII. Performing Arts Box 5
Series VIII. Religion and Rituals Box 5
Series IX. Ethnology Box 5
Series X. Agriculture Box 6
Series XI. Industry Box 6
Series XII. Commerce Box 6
Series XIII. Transportation Box 6
Series XIV. Education Box 6
Series XV. Miscellaneous Box 7-8

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Series I. History
Box 1 Folder 1
Indochina, List of historical monunments
Box 1 Folder 2
Vietnam, Miscellaneous articles
Box 1 Folder 3
Vietnam, Pre-nineteenth century
Box 1 Folder 4
Vietnam, Travellers and explorers
Box 1 Folder 5
Vietnam, Nguyen Dynasty (pre-conquest)
Box 1 Folder 6
Vietnam, Catholicism
Box 1 Folder 7
Vietnam, French conquest - Cochin China
Box 1 Folder 8
Vietnam, French conquest - Annam
Box 1 Folder 9-12
Vietnam, French conquest - Tonkin
Box 1 Folder 13
Vietnam, Colonial period - Monarchs
Box 1 Folder 14
Vietnam, Colonial period - Officials (Vietnamese)
Box 1 Folder 15
Vietnam, Colonial period - Prominent Vietnamese (not officials)
Box 1 Folder 16
Vietnam, Colonial period - French administrators
Box 1 Folder 17
Vietnam, Colonial period - Prominent Frenchmen (not officials)
Box 1 Folder 18
Vietnam, Colonial period - Views - Hanoi
Box 1 Folder 19
Vietnam, Colonial period - Views - Tonkin (excluding Hanoi)
Box 1 Folder 20
Vietnam, Colonial period - Views - Annam
Box 1 Folder 21
Vietnam, Colonial period - Views - Cochin China (excluding Saigon)
Box 1 Folder 22-24
Vietnam, Colonial period - Education and health
Box 2 Folder 1
Vietnam, 1940-1954
Box 2 Folder 2
Vietnam, Post-1954 - Views
Box 2 Folder 3-4
Vietnam, Post-1954 - Articles
Box 2 Folder 5
Cambodia, Conquest and colonial period
Box 2 Folder 6
Cambodia, Colonial period - Monarchs and officials
Box 2 Folder 7
Cambodia, Colonial period - Education
Box 2 Folder 8
Cambodia, Post-1954
Box 2 Folder 9
Laos, Conquest and colonial period
Box 2 Folder 10
Burman, Siam, Singapore, History
Series II. Archaeology
Box 2 Folder 11
Vietnam, Stone
Box 2 Folder 12
Vietnam, Bronze drums
Box 2 Folder 13
Vietnam, Bronze (excluding drums)
Box 2 Folder 14
Vietnam, Other materials
Series III. Maps
Box 2 Folder 15
Asia, Maps
Box 2 Folder 16
Southeast Asia, Maps
Box 2 Folder 17
Indochina, Physical and geographical
Box 2 Folder 18
Indochina, Historical and archaeological
Box 2 Folder 19
Indochina, Agriculture and natural resources
Box 2 Folder 20
Indochina, Economy, communications, and transportation.
Box 2 Folder 21
Funan and Champa, Maps
Box 2 Folder 22
Cambodia, Maps
Box 2 Folder 23
Laos, Maps
Box 2 Folder 24
Vietnam, Pre-independence (through the tenth century).
Box 2 Folder 25
Vietnam, Tenth to fifteenth centuries (Ngo, Ly, Tran Dynasties)
Box 2 Folder 26
Vietnam, Fifteenth to eighteenth centuries (Le Dynasty)
Box 2 Folder 27
Vietnam, Eighteenth to Nineteenth centuries (Tayso'n and Nguyen Dynasties to the French invasion)
Box 2 Folder 28
Vietnam, French colonization
Box 2 Folder 29
Vietnam, First and second Indochina wars
Box 2 Folder 30
Vietnam, Road Maps
Box 2 Folder 31
Vietnam, Administration, population, etc.
Box 2 Folder 32
Vietnam, Agriculture and natural resources
Box 2 Folder 33
Vietnam, Geography, climate, etc.
Box 2 Folder 34
Vietnam, Ethnolinguistic
Box 2 Folder 35
Vietnam, Commerce, industry, and communications.
Box 2 Folder 36
Vietnam, Northern region
Box 2 Folder 37
Vietnam, Central region - General
Box 2 Folder 38
Vietnam, Central region - Road maps
Box 2 Folder 39
Vietnam, Southern Region
Box 2 Folder 40
Vietnam, Cities - Northern region (excluding Hanoi)
Box 2 Folder 41
Vietnam, Cities - Hanoi
Box 2 Folder 42
Vietnam, Cities - Central region (excluding Hue)
Box 2 Folder 43
Vietnam, Cities - Hue
Box 2 Folder 44
Vietnam, Cities - Southern region (excluding Saigon)
Box 2 Folder 45
Vietnam, Cities - Saigon - Historical
Box 2 Folder 46
Vietnam, Cities - Saigon - Street maps and guides
Box 2 Folder 47
Vietnam, Cities - Saigon- General
Series IV. Geography
Box 3 Folder 1
Cambodia, Rural
Box 3 Folder 2
Cambodia, Phenom Penn
Box 3 Folder 3
Laos, Geography
Box 3 Folder 4
Vietnam, Northern - Hanoi
Box 3 Folder 5
Vietnam, Northern - Cities (excluding Hanoi)
Box 3 Folder 6-8
Vietnam, Northern - General
Box 3 Folder 9
Vietnam, Central - Hue
Box 3 Folder 10
Vietnam, Central - Dalat
Box 3 Folder 11
Vietnam, Central - Other cities
Box 3 Folder 12-14
Vietnam, General
Box 3 Folder 15-16
Vietnam, Southern - Saigon - General
Box 3 Folder 17
Vietnam, Southern - Saigon - Government buildings and monuments
Box 3 Folder 18
Vietnam, Southern - Saigon - Outlying areas
Box 3 Folder 19-20
Vietnam, Southern - General
Series V. Architecture
Box 3 Folder 21
Cambodia, Angkor - Angkor Wat
Box 3 Folder 22
Cambodia, Angkor - Angkor Thom (including Bayon)
Box 3 Folder 23
Cambodia, Angkor - Other sections
Box 3 Folder 24
Cambodia, Other areas
Box 4 Folder 1
Champa, Quang Nam region
Box 4 Folder 2
Champa, Binh Dinh region
Box 4 Folder 3
Champa, Po Nagar
Box 4 Folder 4
Champa, Other areas
Box 4 Folder 5
Laos, Architecture
Box 4 Folder 6-7
Vietnam, Northern - General
Box 4 Folder 8
Vietnam, Northern - Hanoi
Box 4 Folder 9
Vietnam, Ninh Phuc Temple
Box 4 Folder 10
Vietnam, Thai Phuong Temple
Box 4 Folder 11
Vietnam, Central - Thanh Hoa region
Box 4 Folder 12
Vietnam, Central - Hue - Imperial palaces
Box 4 Folder 13
Vietnam, Central - Hue - Royal tombs
Box 4 Folder 14
Vietnam, Central - Hue - Other sections
Box 4 Folder 15
Vietnam, Central - Other areas
Box 4 Folder 16
Vietnam, Southern
Series VI. Art
Box 4 Folder 17
Champa, Tra Kieu
Box 4 Folder 18
Champa, Quang Nam (except Tra Kieu)
Box 4 Folder 19
Champa, Other areas (identified)
Box 4 Folder 20
Champa, Other areas (unidentified)
Box 4 Folder 21
Cambodia, Angkor - Angkor Wat
Box 4 Folder 22
Cambodia, Angkor - Angkor Thom (including Bayon)
Box 4 Folder 23
Cambodia, Angkor - Other sections
Box 4 Folder 24
Cambodia, Other areas
Box 4 Folder 25
Cambodia, Artisanry
Box 4 Folder 26
Loas, Art
Box 4 Folder 27
Thailand and Burma, Art
Box 4 Folder 28
Vietnam, Ceramics
Box 4 Folder 29
Vietnam, wood; mother-of-pearl
Box 4 Folder 30-31
Vietnam, Painting; weaving
Box 4 Folder 32
Vietnam, Woodwork
Box 4 Folder 33
Vietnam, Bronze and metal work
Box 4 Folder 34
Vietnam, Pottery and sculpture (contemporary)
Box 4 Folder 35
Vietnam, Lacquer ware (contemporary)
Box 4 Folder 36
Vietnam, Other crafts (contemporary)
Series VII. Performing Arts
Box 5 Folder 1
Vietnam, Music and ballet
Box 5 Folder 2
Vietnam, Theater arts
Box 5 Folder 3
Cambodia, Performing arts
Box 5 Folder 4
Laos, Performing arts
Series VIII. Religion and Rituals
Box 5 Folder 5
Cambodia, Religion and rituals
Box 5 Folder 6
Laos, Religion and rituals
Box 5 Folder 7
Vietnam, Christianity
Box 5 Folder 8
Vietnam, Buddhism (including Hao Hao)
Box 5 Folder 9
Vietnam, Caodaism
Box 5 Folder 10
Vietnam, Other religions
Box 5 Folder 11
Vietnam, Festivals
Series IX. Ethnology
Box 5 Folder 12
Cambodia, Khmers
Box 5 Folder 13
Cambodia, Minority groups
Box 5 Folder 14
Laos, Lao
Box 5 Folder 15
Minority groups
Box 5 Folder 16
Vietnam, Vietnamese- Northern
Box 5 Folder 17
Vietnam, Vietnamese - Central
Box 5 Folder 18
Vietnam, Vietnamese - Southern (Malays and Indians)
Box 5 Folder 19
Vietnam, Bahnar (central highlands) - Bahnar
Box 5 Folder 20
Vietnam, Bahnar (central highlands) - Jarai
Box 5 Folder 21
Vietnam, Bahnar (central highlands) - Cham
Box 5 Folder 22
Vietnam, Bahnar (central highlands) - Maa, Koho
Box 5 Folder 23
Vietnam, Bahnar (central highlands) - Mnong, Sedang
Box 5 Folder 24
Vietnam, Bahnar (central highlands) - Others (identified)
Box 5 Folder 25
Vietnam, Bahnar (central highlands) - Others (unidentified)
Box 5 Folder 26
Vietnam, Northern hills - Yao (Man)
Box 5 Folder 27
Vietnam, Northern hills - Miao (Meo)
Box 5 Folder 28
Vietnam, Northern hills - Thai (Tai)
Box 5 Folder 29
Others
Series X. Agriculture
Box 6 Folder 1
Cambodia, General
Box 6 Folder 2
Cambodia, Fishing
Box 6 Folder 3
Laos, Agriculture
Box 6 Folder 4
Vietnam, General
Box 6 Folder 5-6
Veitnam, Crops - Rice
Box 6 Folder 7
Vietnam, Crops - Rubber
Box 6 Folder 8
Veitnam, Crops - Tea, coffee, areca, betel, palm, tobacco
Box 6 Folder 9
Vietnam, Crops - Coconut, fruits, vegetables
Box 6 Folder 10
Vietnam, Crops - Peanuts, pepper, soybeans, sugar cane
Box 6 Folder 11
Vietnam, Flowers
Box 6 Folder 12
Vietnam, Vegetation (forests/scenes)
Box 6 Folder 13
Vietnam, Trees
Box 6 Folder 14
Vietnam, Animal Husbandry
Box 6 Folder 15
Vietnam, Wild animals and hunting
Box 6 Folder 16
Vietnam, Silkworms
Box 6 Folder 17
Vietnam, Birds
Box 6 Folder 18
Vietnam, Nuoc Mam and salt
Box 6 Folder 19
Vietnam, Fishing - boats
Box 6 Folder 20
Vietnam, Fishing - General
Box 6 Folder 21
Vietnam, Irrigation - Methods
Box 6 Folder 22
Vietnam, Irrigation - Dikes and canals
Series XI. Industry
Box 6 Folder 23
Vietnam, Mining
Box 6 Folder 24
Vietnam, Energy
Box 6 Folder 25
Vietnam, Manufacturing - General
Box 6 Folder 26
Vietnam, Manufacturing - Consumer products
Box 6 Folder 27
Vietnam, Food and tobacco processing
Box 6 Folder 28
Artisanry and crafts
Series IIX. Commerce
Box 6 Folder 29
Vietnam, Markets and merchants
Box 6 Folder 30
Vietnam, Businesses - banks, insurance, etc.
Box 6 Folder 31
Vietnam, Service industries - hotels, restaurants, entertainment
Box 6 Folder 32
Vietnam, Stores
Box 6 Folder 33
Vietnam, Port of Saigon
Series XIII. Transportation
Box 6 Folder 34
Vietnam, Roads, railroads, bridges
Box 6 Folder 35
Vietnam, Water
Box 6 Folder 36
Vietnam, Miscellaneous
Series XIV. Education
Box 6 Folder 37
Vietnam, Primary and secondary
Box 6 Folder 38
Vietnam, Tertiary
Series XV. Miscellaneous
Box 7
Oversized prints, broadsides, and articles
Box 8
Origional Catalogue of the Harmann collection (in French); French Cultural Mission to South Vietnam high school syllabi, 1967; Five family photographs
Mapcase Folder 1
Plans