The North China Herald was the first English-language newspaper to be published in Shanghai, and appeared from the 1850s to the 1940s. This weekly paper documented the social, cultural and political life of foreign settlements in China during the period. Content included news, official notices of the Chinese government, trade statistics, essays on Chinese culture and language, law reports, and more.
The database provides the digitized version of the original publication. Users can browse the newspaper by year and month.