The Far East Asia Collection consists of a collection of books, scrolls, and other artifacts believed to have been donated
by Miss Ethel Swiger. Miss Swiger graduated from San Jose State College in 1934 and received her credential in librarianship
in 1942. She went on to help establish the program of library education at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, from 1956 to
1960. Also included are several books in Chinese from the personal collection of writer, poet, and San Jose State University
English professor Esther Shephard. This collection is arranged into three series: Series I. Bound and Unbound Books; Series
II. Scrolls; and Series III. Ephemera.
Copyright is assigned to the San José State University Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish
or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives. Copyright restrictions may apply to digital reproductions of the
original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.