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Finding aid of the Asian travel collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • 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



    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.


    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