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Ivy Plus Libraries' Digital Projects on East Asia

Published Projects

Photographic Archives

The Photographic Archive digital collection presents digital facsimiles of original documentary images in the University of Chicago Archives. Photographs related with China, Japan and Korea can be found by searching as keywords.

Asian Cities - Late 19th- and early 20th-century maps
Late 19th- and early 20th-century sheet maps of Asian (or partly Asian) cities that are held at the University of Chicago Library's Map Collection. Several of the cities portrayed in these maps are now among the world's largest, but they were all much smaller places during the years when the maps were compiled.

Starr, Frederick. Papers, 1868-1935
Contains professional and personal correspondence; research material; field notebooks; diaries; class lecture notes; memorabilia; photographs; bibliographies; and scrapbooks. Correspondents include Frank Boas, W.E.B. Du Bois, Federico Gamboa, William Rainey Harper, John Haynes Holmes, Jenkin Lloyd Jones, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Julius Rosenwald, and Albion Small.

Yoshitoyo, Ichiryusai. Mashin teate kiho no ben, Makiyama Sensei demp 1800s
Handwritten text in Japanese, "About the special way to treat the measles; Dr. Makiyama's remedy." Illustrated with colored woodcut. Includes typescript translation of text from Japanese into English

Ongoing Projects