This collection consists of 17 English-language periodicals published in or about China covering a period of about 130 years, extending from 1817 until the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949.
Features primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century. Materials covered include government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more. Most of the materials come from the national archives of the US and UK, with some items sourced from various church archives.
This archive is hosted on the Nineteenth Century Collections Online platform.