Collections & Exhibits

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Collections
Collection Thumbnail Title Formats Subjects
Asian Cities Maps 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.
Formats
Digital
Maps
Subjects
Chinese Studies
Japanese Studies
Korean Studies
Maps
North_Korean_Stamp_1_300x195.jpg North Korean Stamp Collection
The images found here in the North Korean Stamp Collection provide a valuable window into shifting politics and culture of North Korea and a different perspective of the nation’s historical place in the modern world. The Collection also serves as a well-curated primary resource for scholars to expand Korean studies in the philatelic realm.
Formats
Digital
Images
Subjects
Korean Studies
Area Studies
Korean postcard Postcard Collection of Colonial Korea
The Postcard Image Collection of Colonial Korea was created between 1900 and 1945 in Korea or abroad. It captures over 8,000 postcard images of Korea.
Formats
Digital
Images
Subjects
Korean Studies
Notebook 3, Mexico, 1897 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.
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Photographs
Subjects
University of Chicago
Anthropology
African Studies
Latin American Studies
Japanese Studies
Detail from manuscript 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.
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Subjects
Japanese Studies
History of Medicine