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Special Collections

Name of the Collection Description Location Hours Note
The University Collections Academic publications and manuscripts by the University faulty members and alumni Room 313 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am- 11:30am; 1:00pm-5:00pm For reading only; most of the collection can be photocopied
Western Rare Books Books in western languages published before 1850 Room 318 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -5:00pm For PKU falcuty members and Graduate students reading only,
Yenching University Library Collection of Orinental Studies Western Books on China published up to 1952 Room 318 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -5:00pm For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Books Published During Republic Period (1911-1949) Yenching University Library Collection Room 318 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -5:00pm For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Periodicals Published During Republic Period (1911-1949) Some of the periodicals in the Collection beyond the period Room 401 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am- 11:30am; 1:00pm-5:00pm For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Peking University theses and dissertations M.A. theses and Ph.D. dissertations Since 1981 Room 301-1 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -5:00pm For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Yenching University thesese and dissertations   Room 301-1 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -5:00pm For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Ji Xianlin Collection Donated books by Prof. Ji Xianlin, famous Chinese Indologist, linguist, paleographer, historian, and writer Room 218 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -11:30 am For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Hou Renzhi Collection Donated books from his private collection by Prof. Hou Renzhi, famous Chinese historical geographer Room 218 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -5:00pm For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Zhang Zhilian Collection Donated books from his private collection by Prof. Zhang Zhilian, Chinese famous historian Room 218 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -11:30 am For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Duan Baolin Collection Donated books from his private collection by Prof. Duan Baolin, Chinese famous folklorist 5 floor Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -5:00pm For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Fang Zhitong Collection Donated books from his private collection by Mr. Fang Zhitong, a famous scholar of Harvard University Room 318 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -5:00pm For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied
Donald Holzman Collection Donated books from his private collection by Prof. Donald Holzman, famous Franch scholar on China Studies Room 318 Mon.- Fri. 8:00 am -5:00pm For reading only; some of the collection can be photocopied