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Finding aid of the Guttridge Postcard Collection
MS-SEA011  
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Description
This collection comprises more than two hundred postcards collected by Dr. Denis C. Guttridge. It contains a wide range of images of places, people, events, and activities pertaining to Southeast Asia, and particularly to the former French colonies of Indochina (Annam, Cochin China, Tonkin, and Cambodia). Other countries are also included, such as Malaysia, Singapore, and Sri Lanka. The collection features postcards from a multitude of publishers, based in cities throughout France and Indochina. Some of these postcards have been used for correspondence, almost universally in French, at times with insights into the subject depicted on the postcards as well as into the lives of the colonists. Unfortunately, due to the bad quality of the paper, many postcards have lost their versos. Only the versos including messages have been preserved
Background
Dr. Denis Christian Guttridge holds a B.A. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology (University of California, San Diego, 1986), a M.S. in Biochemistry (California State University, Long Beach, 1988), and a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (University of California, Irvine, 1996). From 1996 to 2001, he served as a postdoctoral associate at the Lineberger Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His laboratory studied "the role of Nf-kB in cell growth and differentiation." Since 2001, he has been an assistant professor at the Division of Human Cancer Genetics at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He was honored with the Regents Fellow Award (UC Irvine) in 1990-1991, the Joseph S. Pagano Lineberger Award in 2001, and the V Foundation Award in 2002.
Extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Availability
Collection open for research.