406 Hesburgh Library
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
*Access to 人民日报图文数据库 and 环球时报图文数据库 is limited to 2 simultaneous users.
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Key documents relating to the Chinese Maritime Customs service – from Robert Hart to Frederick Maze – are accessible and searchable alongside original reports of the Amherst and Macartney embassies. There are letters relating to the first Opium War, survivors’ descriptions of the Boxer War and glimpses of life in China from the collected diaries and personal photographs of the Bowra family. There are also significant sources describing the lives and work of missionaries in China from 1869-1970, including extensive and fully searchable runs of missionary periodicals: The Chinese Recorder; Light and Life Magazine; The Land of Sinim: the North China Mission Quarterly Paper. In addition, 400 colour paintings, maps and drawings by English and Chinese artists provide a rich visual seam to the collection. Photographs, sketches and ephemeral items depicting Chinese people, places, customs and events, and providing a striking visual accompaniment to the documentary images.
*To search the entire portfolio of the Adam Matthew Digital collections (including China: Trade, Politics & Culture (1793-1980) and Church Missionary Society Periodicals), use AM explorer, Adam Matthew's new federated search platform.
The Hesburgh Libraries provide two online platforms where you can bookmark and browse journals:
BrowZine is visually attractive, but it is not linked to all the titles that the Libraries subscribe to. Ejournal Locator is linked to FindText, which will display the multiple providers for a journal on one page, and also link to the information about the issues available in print format. For example,