- Call number
- MssCol 536
- Physical description
- 1 linear foot (7 items)
- Preferred Citation
- Chinese manuscripts collection, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Collection consists of manuscript, scrolls written in Manchu and Chinese, and ink sticks. Manuscript is 16th-century transcription of encyclopedia of Chinese literature written by Emperor Yung Lo in 1408. Scrolls, 1651-1828, are imperial documents done on various colors of silk pasted on paper. Ink sticks (in black lacquer box) form a painting on the front with Chinese characters on the back.
Source of acquisitionPurchase, Eames, Wilberforce, 1913
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Microfilm of manuscript not to be reproduced without permission
Alternative form available
Manuscript available on microfilm; New York Public Library