This database embodies diverse Taiwan-related historical resources, such as land contracts, private manuscripts and correspondence, family records, postcards and photos, account books, business letters, maps, and official documents collected by the Institute of Taiwan History. The formats of the resources include physical and digital manifestations. As of March 2017, there are 118 record groups, more than 100,000 items available online for public access.
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This database contains Japanese rarebooks cooperatively archived by the Institute of Taiwan History and the National Taiwan Library. These books were originally held by the Imperial Taiwan Library, the Southern Materials Center and partly purchased from the Japanese professors of the Taiwan University after World War II. The types of literature include books, periodicals, newspapers and communiqué. As of March 2015, this database includes about 4,000 books,hundred periodicals and a million digital images available online for public access.
This database is the outcome of cooperation between Taiwan Historica and the Academia Sinica. The content includes documents of the Sotokufu for permanent, fifteen-year, five-year (1926-), and one-year preservation (1942-1944).
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This database embodies 10 personal diaries and 1 organizational journal, such as Chang Li-jun’s diary (1906-1937), Lin Hsien-t’ang’s diary (1927-1955), Chien Chi’s diary (1929-1930), and Ng Ong-seng’s diary (1912-1923), including full text and annotations. Users can browse the diary entries by dates, perform full text search, and further refer to other entries written on the same day by the time reference. As of March 2017, there are about 41,400 pieces of annotations and more than 14 million characters available online for public access.
"Taiwan Collectanea", the compilation of Taiwan-related literature, was published by Economic Research Room of Taiwan Bank from 1957 to 1972. The content includes: (1)General history of Taiwan and local government history, inclusive of rewrite and successor versions. (2)Travel notes and related regional historical books and old maps. (3)Supplement reports and materials of local history.
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