East Asian Library News

Transcript of the diary of Sir Satow from the Papers of Sir Ernest Mason Satow
The private & diplomatic correspondences of Sir Satow between 1856 & 1927, a British diplomat & scholar, who was a key figure in East Asia & Anglo-Japanese & -Chinese relations.
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This network service provides a lower-latency connection to U of T resources for students connecting from mainland China.
A record in Political Relations Between China, the US & other Countries, 1910-1929
A microfilm collection from the US State Department with instructions to and despatches from diplomatic and consular officials, correspondence, reports, and journals of the commissions concerned with extraterritoriality in China.
Curbside Pickup Service
Beginning Monday, June 22, Robarts Library & East Asian Library will offer a Curbside Pickup Service for print books not available through the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service.
A record from the Archives of Refugees, Relief & Resettlement: Forced Migration & World War II Collection
It contains over 650,000 pages of pamphlets, ephemera, government documents, relief organization publications, and refugee reports that detail the causes, effects, and responses to the refugee crises around WWII (1935-1950).
Screenshot from the Japan: records of the US Department of State relating to internal affairs, 1950s
This collection primarily includes instructions to and dispatches from U.S. diplomatic and consular staff regarding the political, economic, military, and social conditions in Japan in the 1950s.
Text from the Political Relations and Conflict between Republican China and Imperial Japan, 1930-1939 collection
It illustrates the political tensions between China & Japan through instructions & despatches from diplomatic & consular officials. Records include the Mukden incident, military action in Shanghai in 1931, and the undeclared war between the two countries.
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Current students and faculty can now read digitized versions of more than 2.5 million of the library’s in-copyright print books that have been deposited in the HathiTrust Digital Library.
Screenshot of Ethnographic Video Online, Vol. IV, "Festivals and Archives"
This collection brings together award-winning titles from contemporary ethnographic film festivals. The use of these films enable researchers to perform deep dives into specific places, time periods, and cultural practices.
Screenshot of the Da Cheng Old Journals, one of the e-collections available
A number of Chinese databases is now available for free access to the U of T community temporarily, thanks to the generosity of our vendors.