East Asian Library News

New Resource - Records of US State Department's Division of Chinese Affairs, 1944-1961
A collection of inter- & intra-departmental memos, reports, position papers, summaries, maps, photos & dispatches (from US Foreign Service officers & military personnel) relating to the internal political affairs of China & US foreign policy towards China
Screenshot of World Communism: Pamphlets from McMaster University, 1901-1969
A collection of un-catalogued pamphlets relating to communism, socialism, and class struggle.
Rendering of the entrance of the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library after revitalization
From December 2019 to March 2020, the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library will be undergoing construction to enhance student study and learning spaces to improve the library user experience.
New Resource - The Amerasia Affair, China, and Postwar Anti-Communist Fervor
This collection uncovers one of the great spy cases in the postwar era, which concluded in the growing atmosphere of McCarythism where many saw the affair as an indication of Communist espionage on the government.
Screenshot of New Resource - Records of the National Council for United States-China Trade, 1973-1983
This collection documents the formation of the National Council for United States-China Trade and the role it played in the development of trade and the Council's library holdings relating to China's trade and economy.
Screenshot of Socialism on Film Module III: Culture and Society
Sourced from the archives of the British Film Institute (BFI), this resource makes available the ETV-Plato Films collection amassed by British communist Stanley Forman in the years following WWII.
A primary source collection on all FEC activities related to policies, principles & criteria on the post-WWII governing & reconstruction of Japan according to the terms of surrender stipulated by the Potsdam Declaration.
Screnshot of Tiananmen Square & US-China relations, 1989-1993
Documents from White House Office of Records Management Subject File categories & the Staff & Office Files documenting pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing (April 14-June 4, 1989), & responses from the Chinese government, US citizens & the White House.
Screenshot of New Resource - China & the Modern World: Diplomacy & Political Secrets (1869-1950)
A collection of rare manuscripts & monographs from Britain's India Office covering topics such as military operations during the Boxer Rebellion, border disputes, British army intelligence, & critical essays in English & Chinese by subject experts
Food for Fines 2019 logo
From November 11 - 22, we will waive $2 of library fines in exchange for a non-perishable food item (maximum $20 waived).