Web Resources

  • North America

Asian American
Asian American Curriculum Project
Asian American History Resources Online (CET)
Asian American Studies Guide by Daniel C. Tsang (UC Irvine)
Asian-Nation: The Landscape of Asian America
Asian Pacific American Caucus
US Census 2000 Brief: Asian Population
UCLA AASC: 2010 Statistical Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Other  Pacific Islanders
Sing Family Papers (AR.2008.002), Austin History Center Brief description [Link]
Asian American Resources, Austin History Center
UCLA AASC: 2009 Statistical Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders

Archival/Digital Collections
Chung (Margaret) Papers University of California, Berkeley. Ethnic Studies Library.
East West Research Files University of California, Berkeley. Ethnic Studies Library.
Lai (Him Mark) Papers University of California, Berkeley. Ethnic Studies Library.
Wey (Nancy) Papers University of California, Berkeley. Ethnic Studies Library.
Him Mark Lai Digital Archival Project
Edgar Wickberg Fonds in the University of British Columbia Archives
Chinese-American contribution to transcontinental railroad
The Faces of Irregular Migrants Photograph Collection. The Asian Library, University of British Columbia.
Chinese Immigration and Chinese in the United States: Records in the Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration
National Archives (USA) Search Chinese American
New York Chinese Exclusion Index
Chinese Exclusion Acts Case Files, 1880 – 1960
SIRIS-Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
Sucheng Chan Collection at the IHRC(Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota)

Audio-Visual, Music and Image Resources
Kem Lee Photograph Archive (Link to Record) (UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Library)

The Early Chinese Canadians 1858-1947, Library and Archives of Canada
Nanaimo Chinatowns Project (Malaspina University)

Chinese American
Asian American Writers Workshop
Center for Asian American Media
Chinese Americans (Harpers Weekly Archive)
Center for Educational Telecommunications
California History Online
Chinese in Northwest America Research Committee
Oakland Chinatown History
“On Gold Mountain” Exhibition
U.S./China Media Brief:  Sharing Public Knowledge on US-China ties and Chinese Americans

Chinese American Museums/Heritage Societies (United States)
Chinese American Museum (Los Angeles)
Chinese Historical Society of New England
Chinese Historical Society of America (San Francisco)
Museum of Chinese in America
Wing Luke Asian Museum

Association for Asian American Studies Newsletter
Prof. Jon Kilpinen’s U.S. Ethnicity Maps (2000 Census Data)
New York Times Immigration Explorer (United States)

  • Southeast Asia

Archival/Digital Collections
Brochures and Books, Sekolah Terpadu Pahoa, Indonesia
(scans of books and magazines pertaining to Chinese Indonesian education issues, including Nio Joe Lan’s *RIWAJAT 40 TAHON T.H.H.K. BATAVIA*) reported by Didi Kwartanada 8 October 2008
新加坡国立大学图书馆藏海外华人研究学位论文目录 (Chinese Library, NUS)
海外华人研究资料新加坡国立大学中文图书馆 (Chinese Library, NUS)
海外华人专科目录新加坡国立大学中文图书馆 (Chinese Library, NUS)
东南亚客家学研究选目(Chinese Library, NUS)

Center of Chinese Diaspora Art & Culture Study  (wordpress)
Notes on Peranakan and Pecinan in Indonesia

Lat Pau. National University of Singapore, Chinese Library.
NIOD Indonesian Newspapers Online (Japanese Occupation and Indonesian Revolution including Chinese Indonesian Malay Newspapers)
Research School for Southeast Asian Studies Southeast Asian Newspaper Collection (Chinese language Newspapers  中文报 / English language Newspapers  英文报 / Southeast Asian language Newspapers  东南亚小语种报 / Newspaper cuttings   剪报)

National Library of Singapore, Online Guides
Anthony Poon, A Cultural Medallion recipient for his works as artist and scupltor
Georgette Chen, Local female artist
Heritage tales: treasures from Singapore: An annotated bibliography (Pt 1). 
Heritage tales: treasures from Singapore: An annotated bibliography (Pt 2). Children’s stories from Singapore
Howe Yoon Chong, Local minister
Lim Tze Peng, Annotated bibliography on a local painter
Leong Yoon Pin, A Cultural Medallion recipient for choral and orchestral works.

随笔南洋 (Singapore Chinese Literature)

Klenteng Indonesia Chinese Temples [wordpress]

  • East Asia

Archival/Digital Collections
Arts of China Consortium (ACC)
Collection of Clippings on Chinese Overseas at Hong Kong Baptist University Library.
China Heritage Quarterly e-journal
Kong Koan Archief (The Archives of the Chinese Council in Batavia/Jakarta). (Doc)

  • Oceania/Pacific

AnthroGlobe Bibliography:Chinese in Oceania (Rene van der Haar 21 January 2006),
Select Bibliography of Chinese in the Pacific,(Paul D’Arcy, CSCSD Occasional Paper Number 1, 2007)

Chinese Australia, Thoughts on history, archives and research
(by Kate Bagnall, Australia)

David Gang Lin.  2007.  How do Chinese Print Media in New Zealand present ideas of Chinese Cultural Identity? — A research of Chinese print media in New Zealand.  PhD Thesis.  Auckland University of Technology.  Dept. of Communication Studies.
Nancy McIntyre.  2008. Ethnic minority migrant Chinese in New Zealand:  A study into their acculturation and workplace interpersonal conflict experiences.

Laws and Policies relating to the Chinese in New Zealand ( Nigel Murphy commissioned by the New Zealand Chinese Association)

  • Europe

Archival/Digital Collections
The Great [China-Russia] Tea Route (in Russian)
[short description in English] / map
Diasporas, migration & identities
[Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Centre for Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism (CRONEM)]. Publications / Blogs

  • World

Audio-Visual, Music and Image Resources
60 Anniversary of the BBC Radio 4: Reith Lectures 2008: Chinese Vistas by the eminent historian Professor Jonathan Spence.
Asiascape.net @ Leiden University
[…an attempt to build a new international research coalition in the rapidly emerging fields of cyberculture (New Media, Convergence Culture, Video Games and other related media, such as fan-culture) and animanga (Anime and Manga), especially as they relate to (or originate from) East Asia.]

Audio-Visual, Music and Image Resources
Asian and Pacific Studies – Historical Photographs


Genealogical Society of Utah (FamilySearch)

AsiaPortal: Information resource on modern Asia and Nordic research on Asia

侨批研究资料(Chinese Remittances Resources)
侨批研究论文题录(Chinese Remittances Papers)
侨批研究. 普邮网 (Chinese Overseas Remittance Letters Forum)

Irregular-Migration Resources (NTSAsia)

  • Genealogies/Clan Association

Clan Association Publications
University of British Columbia Asian Library Clan Association Publications (Guangdong)

General Genealogical Resources
ChinaGenWeb Project
Chinese Surnames
Distant Cousins
In Search of Roots
Chinese Genealogical Resources

North America
Genealogy:  Ethnic Heritage (Archives Library Information Center), United States
Chinese-Canadian Genealogy
Hawai’ian-Chinese Names

Places of Origin (China/Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macau)
Taishan Families/Clans


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