Exhibition of archives

Exhibition of archives

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Urban planning in the French Colonial Period
Exhibition: 16 Aug – 31 Dec 2010
18 Trung Yen, Yen Hoa, D. Cau Giay
Hanoi

Free Admission

In more than 5 kilometers of document shelving located in the Center, there are preserved 68 maps and 9 important texts related to the theme of urban planning in Hanoi


This Archives Exhibition is organized by the National Archives Center I in Hanoi. In more than 5 kilometers of document shelving located in the Center, there are preserved 68 maps and 9 important texts related to the theme of urban planning and the administrative boundaries of Hanoi in the period 1873-1954. These were chosen and introduced especially for this exhibition and there are some original maps made from fabric in the late 19th century and many special value documents of historical significance for researchers of Hanoi history, such as the Indochina geographic Bureau; Director of Hanoi court, etc.

This event was researched and written up in both Vietnamese and English by Yên Thị Bùi, who is one of the children of the Blue Dragon. a non-governmental organization dedicated to Vietnamese children in crisis lead productive successful lives. See http://www.bdcf.org/ to help.

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Hanoi Grapevine focuses mainly on contemporary art and culture in Vietnam, but we also post information about events that are part of Vietnam’s rich cultural heritage.
Mr. Roman Szlam, a student of Vietnamese language, history and culture, has a passion for attending and learning about the world of Vietnamese traditional cultural events. He has offered to provide us with information that crosses his path about such events in Hanoi as he explores this aspect of life in Vietnam.

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