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EAL. East Asian Library

 Collection Subgroup
Identifier: EAL
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Chinese Almanac Collection

Identifier: WUDL-EAL-003
Description This collection includes representative examples of Chinese almanacs. It consists of a collection of information that includes astronomy, astrology, predictions, divination systems, fortune-telling, palmistry, physiognomy face-reading, dream interpretations, folklores, geomancy, pregnancy chart, charms, herbal medicine, moral teachings, etc.The almanac is commonly called “Farmers’s calendar” because it contains essential information on seasons, weather, times of sowing and...

Robert S. Elegant Collection

Identifier: WUDL-EAL-004
Description The Robert S. Elegant Collection contains primarily the assorted files of news releases from the Associated Press and others. It also contains some clippings of Hong Kong newspapers and magazines, and transcripts from the news broadcasts of some China’s radio stations. It covers the period of the Chinese Cultural Revolution from 1966 to 1971. Most of them are in English. The collection was donated in 1976 by Mr. Robert S. Elegant, former head of the Los Angeles Times bureau in Hong Kong....

Thomas Temple Hoopes Collection

Identifier: WUDL-EAL-002
Scope and Contents In addition to monographic items, Thomas Temple Hoopes Collection includes catalogues, journal articles, maps, charts, newsletters, letters, published works, manuscripts, postcards, and other 3D materials such as index cards prepared or collected by Thomas Hoopes.See here for PDF finding aid. See ...

Nelson I. Wu Collection

Identifier: WUDL-EAL-001
Description Late Nelson Ikon Wu, was the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor of the History of Art and Chinese Culture in Arts & Sciences at Washington University, an internationally recognized scholar of Asian art and architecture. Professor Nelson Ikon Wu and his family donated this Nelson I. Wu personal collection to Washington University Libraries in 2001 and 2005. This collection includes books and...