Finding aid of the Asian travel collection

Gretchen Dempewolf
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
© 2007
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Asian travel collection

Collection number: ms 016

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
Gretchen Dempewolf
Date Completed:
June 1, 2007
Encoded by:
Gretchen Dempewolf
© 2007 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Asian travel collection
Dates: 1920-1950
Date (bulk): (Bulk 1930-1940)
Collection number: MS 016
Collector: University of California, Santa Cruz, Special Collections
Collection Size: 2 document boxes
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This assembled collection contains brochures, maps, guidebooks and literature documenting travel through and tourism in China, Japan and Korea during the early twentieth century.
Physical location: Stored offsite: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Chinese

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Asian travel collection. ms 016. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Anonymous donation and purchases. No provenance information.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection contains ephemera related to travel and tourism in Asia in the early twentieth century. Materials include guidebooks, brochures, pamphlets, maps, and political propaganada. The collection also contains a book of personal reflections on the people and customs of Japan.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by geographical location. Asian names are noted in the traditional format (family name first, then given name).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Printed ephemera
Japan--Description and travel
Korea--Description and travel
China--Description and travel


Collection Contents

Box 1

Asia n.d.

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series includes 1 map of Asia.
Box:Folder 1:1

General

Box:Folder 1:1

Asia: Rand McNally Pocket Map

Box 1

China 1924-1932

Physical Description: 7 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series includes 8 guidebooks, 1 handbook, 3 brochures, 2 maps, 1 syllabus, 1 review and 1 theater bill for China.
Box:Folder 1:2

General

Box:Folder 1:2

China for the Tourist 1931

Box:Folder 1:3-4

Beijing (Peking)

Box:Folder 1:3

Grand Hotel de Pékin

Box:Folder 1:3

Peiping Places of Interest and Shopping Guide

Box:Folder 1:3

Guide to "Peking" published by "The Leader" 1931

Box:Folder 1:4

Peking 1924

Box:Folder 1:4

Imperial Palace Museum, Peking

Box:Folder 1:4

The Tourists Map of Peiping, and Vicinity 1931

Box:Folder 1:5

Shanghai

Box:Folder 1:5

Tourist Guide to Shanghai-North China 1930

Box:Folder 1:5

Map of Shanghai 1931

Box:Folder 1:6

Manchuria

Box:Folder 1:6

Understanding Manchuria: A Handbook of Facts 1931

Box:Folder 1:6

Guide to South Manchuria 1932

Box:Folder 1:6

Mukden 1930

Box:Folder 1:6

Manchuria 1926

Box:Folder 1:7

Education

Box:Folder 1:7

A Guide to Yenching University 1930

Box:Folder 1:8

Arts and Culture

Box:Folder 1:8

A Syllabus of the History of Chinese Civilization and Culture c. 1929

Box:Folder 1:8

The Economic Realities of China: A review by Pardee Lowe

Box:Folder 1:8

[Theater bill] in Chinese. c. 1930

Box 2

Japan 1927-1949

Physical Description: 15 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series includes 12 guidebooks, 5 maps, 2 brochures, 1 photograph, 2 books, 1 essay and 4 booklets for Japan.
Box:Folder 2:1-4

General

Box:Folder 2:1

Japan and South Manchuria

Box:Folder 2:1

Official Map of the Empire of Japan

Box:Folder 2:1

Travelers' Map of Japan 1927

Box:Folder 2:2

Japan Pictorial c. 1940

Box:Folder 2:3

Japan [two copies] c. 1937

Box:Folder 2:4

Travel in Japan 1935

Box:Folder 2:5

Tokyo

Box:Folder 2:5

Tokyo With Suburban Lines 1929

Box:Folder 2:5

Tokyo c. 1930

Box:Folder 2:5

Photograph of students taken in Wakaba, July, 1930. Selected students identified on back of photo by Haruki Takeshi. 1930

Box:Folder 2:6

Kyoto

Box:Folder 2:6

Visit Kyoto!

Box:Folder 2:6

How to See Kyoto and its Environs 1931

Box:Folder 2:7

Nara

Box:Folder 2:7

Nara & Its Vicinity

Box:Folder 2:8

Nagoya

Box:Folder 2:8

Guide to Nagoya 1931

Box:Folder 2:8

The Inuyama Hotel

Box:Folder 2:9

Beppu

Box:Folder 2:9

Beppu and Its Picturesque Environs 1928

Box:Folder 2:10

Nikko

Box:Folder 2:10

Nikko 1929

Box:Folder 2:11

Miyanoshita

Box:Folder 2:11

Miyanoshita and Vicinity: Map and Guide

Box:Folder 2:12

The Inland Sea

Box:Folder 2:12

The Inland Sea 1929

Box:Folder 2:13

Books

Box:Folder 2:13

Pocket Guide to Japan 1935

Box:Folder 2:13

Sakai, Atsuharu, Japan In A Nutshell, Vol. 1 1949

Box:Folder 2:14

Political Documents and Propaganda

Box:Folder 2:14

Coöperation of the Press for World Peace 1929

Box:Folder 2:14

Japan-China Pictorial Primer No. 1: What's it All About? 1937

Box:Folder 2:14

Japan-China Pictorial Primer No. 2: How About Giving Japan a Break? 1937

Box:Folder 2:15

Arts and Culture

Box:Folder 2:15

Synopsis of the History of Japanese Art 1934

Box:Folder 2:15

The Matsuzakaya: Past and Present

Box 2

Korea 1931

Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series includes 1 guidebook, 1 handbook and 1 brochure for Korea.
Box:Folder 2:16

General

Box:Folder 2:16

Chosen and its Railways 1931

Box:Folder 2:17

Seoul

Box:Folder 2:17

Keijo (Seoul)

Box:Folder 2:18

General

Box:Folder 2:18

Chats on Things Korean