Inventory of the Taiwanese pictorial collection

Finding aid prepared by Lisa H. Nguyen.
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563
© 2009

Title: Taiwanese pictorial collection
Date (inclusive): 1868-1949
Collection Number: 2007C50
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (1.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Postcards, depicting scenes in Taiwan.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives


Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Taiwanese pictorial collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2007.


Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Taiwanese Pictorial collection consists of photographs and postcards in the periods of Meiji, Taishō and Showa.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Taiwan--Pictorial works.



Box: 1

Book One


50 photographs of Taipei, Division of Railways, earthquake in Taichung floods, hot springs in Beitou, etc., in the periods of Meiji, Taishō and Showa 1868-1949

Box: 1

Book Two


15 photographs

Box: 1

Book Three


22 postcards of Formosa Memorial Exhibition, a sacred tree in Mount Ali, etc.


16 postcards of the Philippines and Japan

Box: 2

Book One


Photograph album of Taiwan scenery

Box: 3

Book Two


Photograph album of historical sites in Taiwan

Box: 3

Book Three


Photograph album of camphor enterprise in Taiwan