Colonial records on displayVietNamNet Bridge – A workshop held here on Tuesday brought together dozens of French and Vietnamese specialists on records and archives to review a stack of documents dating back to the French colonial period. The event features more than 150 documents, images and objects dating to the early colonial period in the late 19th century. The original documents and objects are preserved at France’s Overseas Archives, France’s Archives Department, the Viet Nam National Archives Centre No 1 and the Viet Nam State Records and Archives Department. “We plan to open a joint exhibition in 2018 to display common archives and will publish a bilingual directory book on colonial period archives,” he said. Reeth discussed the benefits of dispersing archives from the colonial period between France and Vietnam.
Source: VietNamNet News December 07, 2017 07:30 UTC