Taiwan Studies Collection

 Taiwan Studies Collection

In order to support the Taihoku Imperial University's emphathic researches on South Asia, Southeast Asia and Taiwan, the Taihoku Imperial University Library (the antecedent of National Taiwan University Library) collected wealthy related materials. After the Second World War, the materials were kept in the main library and its affiliated libraries. When the new main library was opened in 1998, the materials out of the main library were centralized and kept in the Department of Special Collection of the library.

The Taiwan Studies Collection held by the library is a very important research resource for Taiwan studies during Japanese colonial period. It includes approximately 5,300 books, 250 periodicals, 20 newspapers and maps published before/around 1945. It also contains valuable archives, rubbings and special collections, for example, Tan-Hsin Archive, An-Li Da-She Archive and Tashiro Antei Collection.

The library is now undertaking digital process for Tan-Hsin Archive, An-Li Da-She Archive, Taiwan rubbings and manuscripts of Mr. Ino.

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