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Title: Private personal Archive of Pieter Hondius van Herwerden, Royal Dutch Army flight Lieutenant, Dutch East Indies.
Description: Batavia, P. Hondius van Herwerden, 1942-, 1950. Large collection of Archivalia: private correspondence exchangerd between Pieter Hondius van Herwerden and his family in Holland. Van Herwerden was stationed in the Dutch East Indies, interned in a Japanese P.O.W. camp near Bandung, Java, including his final posting as a First Lieutenant aviator of the Royal Dutch East Indies Army Airforce at Batavia Staff Base Headquarters during the Dutch-Indonesian armed dispute 1942-1950, demobilized in 1950. Hundreds of manuscript and typed letters and postcards, some original photographs: family snapshots including a number of negatives, some address booklets, some official notary public deeds. After his demob van Herwerden returned to Holland and took-up a position as a Borsumij. Staff employee. Collection packed in 2 cardboard boxes. A well preserved collection of dutch language private correspondence.

Keywords: archivalia history correspondence private documentation egodocuments letters hondius vanherwerden pieter aviation aviator army bandung java batavia pow colonialism indonesia southeastasia personalia

Price: EUR 675.00 = appr. US$ 733.62 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 52517