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Asian and Pacific Studies

A research guide to books, articles, primary sources, media, and online resources for Asian and Pacific Studies.

Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections @ LMU Library

Research Guide to Archives and Special Collections

This guide provides information on how to conduct research in LMU Hannon Library's Archives and Special Collections.

China Studies related materials (library catalog)

Rare book highlights (click on images):

         An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China, 1797

Art and Artifacts Collection highlights


Qing Imperial Court Robe (detail)                        Chinese Paper-Cut                        Manjushri Bodhisattva Sculpture

Werner von Boltenstern Shanghai Photograph and Negative Collection

Examples from Digital Collections (click on images):

 Boris Only Cash Cafe, Shanghai, China, 1949      College Sainte Jeanne d'Arc, Shanghai, China: main school buildings, 1937     Chinese opera performance, Shanghai, China, 1949

Werner von Boltenstern Postcard Collection

Examples - Beijing postcards, circa 1920s:

The Great Wall, Beijing, China, circa 1920s  North Sea, Beijing, China, circa 1920s   The Forbidden City, Beijing, China, circa 1920s 

Chinese Journals, Databases, Primary Sources