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Ivy Plus Libraries' Digital Projects on East Asia

Published Projects

Perry in Japan: A visual history

Cross-cultural evaluation of Perry's encounter with the Japanese, including 13 scroll painting and some books.

Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923

Photographs taken by William Dana Reynolds of the devastating 1923 earthquake in Yokohama. The collection contains around 200 photographs and a small number of newspaper clippings and other ephemera related to the event.

Cuban Slavery documents

Documents including letters, contracts and certificates related to the slaves and indentured servants in Cuba, 1820-1892. Many (31 out of 126) refer to Chinese indentured servants and contract laborers brought to Cuba.