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Travel Memories— School Excursion in the Archives of the Institute of Taiwan History

On Open House Day in 2017, the Institute of Taiwan History featured “Travel Memories-Journeys and Experiences in the Diaries”. The exhibition selected contents of The Diary of Ye Sheng-ji and relative photographs, postcards, itineraries, representing travel memories during the Japanese colonial period. Let us follow the travelers’ steps and enjoy impressive scenery through viewing abundant archives and experiencing a busy school excursion!


This database is built by Taiwan Ministry of the Interior. It embodies Taiwan Gazetteer, Taiwan historical maps and the combination of the two. The Gazetteer includes place names and their pronounciation, history, and images. Through the display of place names on historical maps, it reveals the spatial context of history. 

This website built by National Central Library embodies digital archives of Taiwan local document collections. The collections are held by National Central Library, the libraries of local cultural affairs bureau, cultural and historical workshops etc. The materials include antiques, historical monuments, cultural landscapes, local documents, materials published by local governments and cultural and historical workshops, and those concerning folk custom, industry, literature, arts etc. The website is only in Chinese.

This site built by National Central Library is to offer access to digital archives of Taiwan historical resources. The resources include chronicles of Taiwan area, rare books, historical records, pedigree, postcards under Japanese rule, historical photos, paleo-maps, TTV(Taiwan Television Enterprise Ltd.) news video from 1962 etc. The website is only in Chinese. 

This catalog contains bibliographic information of the rare book joint collection archived by the Institute of Taiwan History (ITH) and the National Taiwan Library (NTL). Through this catalog, patrons can search books originally held by the Imperial Taiwan Library, the Southern Materials Center and purchased from the Japanese professors of the Taiwan University after World War II. The collection is approximately 150,000 volumes. In consideration of proper arrangement of archives repository, ITH decides to return all the rare books to the NTL and ends the relevant paping serive from March 28, 2016. The NTL is planning to reopen the rare book request service on July 1, 2016.

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