J-GLOBAL ID:201110016247210045   Research Resource code:5000004288 Update date:Jan. 20, 2006

The Morrison Collection

Owning Organization:
Resource classification: Others
Research area  (1): History of the Orient
The Library was collected by Dr. G. E. Morrison
when he was in Peking during1897-1917. It contains
works in European Languages dealing mainly with
China.Book deserving special remarks include 45
editions of Marco Polo's Descriptionofthe World,
and 500 dictionaries of Chinese dialects.
User environment and conditions:
Semi-annual exhibitions of rare books
User procedures and method:
Application for Reading room privileges :
Prospective readers should bring a letter of
introduction from a scholar. After filling out
an application cavailable from the librarians
in the Reading Room), they will be issued a
readers card. Application fee : No charge

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