China, America and the Pacific: Trade and Cultural Exchange

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China, America and the Pacific explores the history of North American trade and cultural interactions with China. Coverage also includes Pacific trading centers such as Hawai‘i.

Contents include:

  • Family correspondence and business papers of merchants, shipping dynasties, ship builders, ship masters and supercargoes(/li>
  • Ships’ Logs (valuable records of commodities and trading information)
  • Written and visual accounts of Pacific voyages
  • Rare newspapers and broadsides
  • Rare printed books
  • Visual material: artworks, illustrations and photographs
  • Historic maps
  • Objects
  • Ephemera, including Clipper ship cards

Provider: Adam Matthew
Coverage: early 18th – early 20th centuries

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