Category Archives: Mongolian

Mongolian rare books digitization project

Items from Harvard-Yenching Library Mongolian rare books digitization project now can be found on the Hollis system. Check it out!

Professor Chi-ching Hsiao 蕭啟慶

It is with great sadness to know that Professor Hsiao Chi-ching (Xiao Qiqing 蕭啟慶), a pre-eminent historian of Mongol-Yuan China and a Harvard alumnus, passed away earlier today. He was 75. Professor Hsiao received his Ph.D. from Department of Far Eastern Languages and Civilizations (now EALC) in 1969, under the supervision of Yang Lien-sheng and […]

Digitization projects of Manchu and Mongolian books

  In case that you missed this extremely exciting message, Harvard-Yenching Library will start the digitization project for its collection of the Mongolian books next month. You can expect to see most of the Mongolian books online in Hollis no later than June 2013. After the Mongolian project, we will continue digitizing the Manchu collection, […]

Manchu and Mongolian books in Yenching Library

“The collection of Manchu and Mongolian books that occupies a quiet corner of the Rare Book Room is perhaps one of the Harvard-Yenching Library’s best-kept secrets. There is no published catalogues of the collection, non of its titles is accessible online, and potential users will not find any signs to guide them to its location. […]