Penn Libraries

30 collections covering East Asian foreign and domestic affairs

The Library has purchased an enormous body of material related to the Far East.  Aside from the sets listed below, see the other News Center posts on Records of the U.S. Department of State and the Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Mission.

It is possible to search all of the below sets along with additional collections of 19th century government and missionary records by using the Gale Artemis database: http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/115778

Chinese Maritime Customs Service: The Customs’ Gazette, 1869-1924

Records of the Far Eastern Commission, 1945-1952

Shanghai Municipal Council: The Municipal Gazette, 1908-1940

Subject Files of US State Department’s Office of the Republic of China Affairs

European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: German Colonies in Asia and the Pacific

European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: Colonialism and Nationalism in the Dutch East Indies, 1910-1930

From Colonialism to Japanese Mandates, 1910-1929

General George C. Marshall’s Mission to China, 1945-1947

German Foreign Relations and Military Activities in China, 1919-1935

The Minutes of the Shanghai Municipal Council

Political, Economic,&Military Conditions in China: Reports & Correspondence of the U.S. Military

Records of US State Department’s Division of Chinese Affairs

Records of the U.S. Information Service in China: Chinese Press Reviews and Summaries, 1944-1950

State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research Reports: China

State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research Reports: Japan

State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research Reports: Korea

Economic Cooperation Administration’s Relief Mission in Post-War China, 1946-1948

The Chinese Recorder and the Protestant Missionary Community in China, 1867-1941

Political Relations Between China, the U.S. and Other Countries, 1910-1929

Records of the Far Eastern Commission, 1945–1952

Policing the Shanghai International Settlement, 1894-1945

Tiananmen Square and U.S.-China relations, 1989-1993

Records of US State Department’s Division of Chinese Affairs

Country Intelligence Reports on China

Subject Files of US State Department’s Office of the Republic of China Affairs (1951-1978)

Country Intelligence Reports on Korea

Country Intelligence Reports on Japan

Japan at War and Peace, 1930-1949

Records of the National Council for United States-China Trade 1973-1983

Chinese Civil War and U.S.-China Relations

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