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National Library of China = Zhongguo Guo Jia Tu Shu Guan
Resources and Activities
The National Library of China established a Center of Local Chronicles and Genealogies in April 1990. The Center has the second largest collection of genealogies and local records in China, comprising some 120,000 volumes. Holdings include thousands of original ancient genealogies.
Since 1949, the National Library of China has published thousands of additional titles, including several hundred newly-compiled genealogies. Holdings also comprise 1000 local records on microfilm, donated by the Genealogical Society of Utah.
The Centre has completed several database projects relevant to genealogy and local history, including:
- Index of Biographies in Chinese Local Records
- Index of Papers on Chinese Local Records
- System of Bibliographical Retrieval of Local Records
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* Mainly Chinese; some English
||Center of Local Chronicles and Genealogies
National Library of China
7 Wenjin Street
|Telephone:||(86-10) 66126165 or 66126162|