Older Material

For older material, see the Library Research Guide for History E-1827: The United States and China: Opium War to the Present


For newspapers in Chinese, Japanese and Korean, see the Online Resources guides under Conducting Research on the Harvard-Yenching web page.

Chinese Newspapers Collection (1832-1953) offers English-language newspapers published in China

Manchuria daily news online (1908-1940)

NewspaperARCHIVE includes the North China Herald (1850-1926)

Old Hong Kong newspapers (Hong Kong Public Libraries). Through early 20th century.

Translations of the Peking Gazette Online (1793-1912; selected material)


Japan Chronicle The English-language weekly (1902 – 1940) Kobe, Japan.

Japan Times Archives (Asahi Shimbun)  (1897- ) is the longest running English paper in Japan.


Widener Newspaper Microfilm Non-US holdings

German newspaper databases.     ICONN-Germany