Category Archives: Fresh from the Archives

Hitting the Archives This Summer?

Will you be doing archival research on topics Islamic or related to the Islamic world this summer? Before heading out, be sure to brush up…

The Upton Sino-Foreign Archive (USFA)

An Introduction to the Upton Sino-Foreign Archive (USFA), Concord, New Hampshire, USA. This is an introduction to the Upton Sino-Foreign Archive (USFA), a privately held non-institutional…

Researching China this Summer?

Will you be doing research in/on China this Summer? Before you head off, be sure to brush up with our Fresh from the Archives series!…

Fujian Provincial Archives

A review of the Fujian Provincial Archives 福建省档案馆, Fuzhou, China. I am currently in China doing research for a dissertation on the history of drug…

National Library of Singapore

A review of the National Library of Singapore, Singapore. The tall, bright and shiny National Library of Singapore (100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064; www.nlb.gov.sg), located…

Shanghai Municipal Archives

A review of the Shanghai Municipal Archives, Bund Location  (上海市档案馆外滩新馆), Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. I recently spent five months (September 2012 – January 2013)…

Bodleian Library, Oxford

An update on the Bodleian Library, Oxford, United Kingdom. The Bodleian Library in Oxford houses well-known manuscript archives for scholars in many disciplines. Over the…