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Zhongguo di fang wen xian shu ju ku (Chinese Historical Local Archives Database)


This database, published by Shanghai Jiaotong University Press, gives access to historical local resources (mostly in manuscript form). It include contracts, private and company ledgers, examination documents, medical prescriptions, local theater and opera material, court records, letters, family records, etc. The manuscripts mostly originate from private collections in provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Fujian, and Jiangxi. The material dates mainly from the Qing and Republican period, but there are also some Ming and PRC documents included.

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