KITLV The Dutch East Indies in Photographs 1860-1940
(Searchable by Keyword, Photographer and Locations. The List of Photographers includes many Chinese studios in the Dutch East Indies and Singapore. This database is based in the Memory of the Netherlands website, and provides access to other institutional databases). Last checked 8 September 2008 – the search and browse functions are somewhat erratic and unstable.
Center for Research Libraries, Chicago, USA.
(contains microfilms of important archival, newspaper, and out of print holdings pertaining to different parts of the world. Some of these pertain directly or indirectly to the Chinese Overseas in these parts of the world)
TANAP Database for VOC Archives
(The VOC archives is an important resource on ethnic Chinese communities in pre-19th century Asia, especially in Java and other parts of present-day Southeast Asia, and Japan)