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East Asian Newspapers and Periodicals 1850-1950

The collections here include a range of East Asian (plus Singapore) newspapers, journals, and magazines published in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese languages from 1850-1950.


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The Chosun-ilbo (朝鮮日報)
The Chosun-ilbo (朝鮮日報)
collection
10,301
ITEMS
90,527
VIEWS
collection

eye 90,527

The Chosun-ilbo is a major Korean daily newspaper founded in 1920 during the Japanese colonial period and was shut down in 1940. The newspaper returned to publication after Japanese surrender and is still one of the leading newspapers in the Republic of Korea today.
The Hunan guomin ribao (湖南國民日報)
The Hunan guomin ribao (湖南國民日報)
collection
6,824
ITEMS
50,528
VIEWS
collection

eye 50,528

The Hunan guomin ribao (湖南國民日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Changsha from 1928 to 1949.
Beijing ribao (Peking Daily News 北京日報)
Beijing ribao (Peking Daily News 北京日報)
collection
5,358
ITEMS
62,259
VIEWS
collection

eye 62,259

Beijing newspaper active from 1906-1935. Also referred to as Peking Yih Pao and the Peking Daily News.
The Gansu minguo ribao (甘肅民國日報)
The Gansu minguo ribao (甘肅民國日報)
collection
4,757
ITEMS
45,950
VIEWS
collection

eye 45,950

The Gansu minguo ribao (甘肅民國日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Lanzhou from 1933 to 1949, in Gansu province.
The Jingbao (晶報)
The Jingbao (晶報)
collection
4,201
ITEMS
65,352
VIEWS
collection

eye 65,352

The Jingbao (晶報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1919 to 1946.
The Huabei ribao (華北日報)
The Huabei ribao (華北日報)
collection
4,113
ITEMS
27,832
VIEWS
collection

eye 27,832

The Huabei ribao (華北日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beiping (Beijing) from 1929 to 1949.
The Datongbao (大同報)
The Datongbao (大同報)
collection
3,315
ITEMS
33,748
VIEWS
collection

eye 33,748

The Datongbao (大同報) was a Chinese newspaper under Japanese control published in Japanese occupied Manchuria, in the city of Changchun, from 1933 until 1942. While the paper claimed to be run by one Wang Xizhe (王希哲), it was in fact under the control of Togō Fumio (都甲文雄).
The Jiangshengbao (江聲報)
The Jiangshengbao (江聲報)
collection
3,310
ITEMS
37,796
VIEWS
collection

eye 37,796

The Jiangshengbao (江聲報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Xiamen (Amoy) in Fujian province from 1918 to 1951.
The Damei wanbao (大美晚報)
The Damei wanbao (大美晚報)
collection
3,181
ITEMS
48,664
VIEWS
collection

eye 48,664

The Damei wanbao (大美晚報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1933 to 1941.
collection

eye 60,233

The Beijing University Daily (北京大學日刊 The University Daily) was published as a daily university newspaper from 1917 until 1932 when it became a weekly. The newspaper included articles composed by the university adminsistration as well as professors and students.
The Jinchaji ribao (晉察冀日報)
The Jinchaji ribao (晉察冀日報)
collection
2,766
ITEMS
28,387
VIEWS
collection

eye 28,387

The Jinchaji ribao (晉察冀日報) was a Chinese Communist Party newspaper published in Pingshan from 1940 to 1948 and included here are issues from 1938 when its predecessor Kangdibao (抗敵報) was published.
The Huaqiaobao (華僑報)
The Huaqiaobao (華僑報)
collection
2,583
ITEMS
35,319
VIEWS
collection

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The Huaqiaobao (華僑報) is a Chinese newspaper published in Macao and founded in 1937. It also went by Jornal Wah Kiu Po and later as Jornal Va Kio.
The Dongbei ribao (東北日報)
The Dongbei ribao (東北日報)
collection
2,489
ITEMS
21,826
VIEWS
collection

eye 21,826

The Dongbei ribao (東北日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanhaiguan from 1945 to 1954.
The Binjiang Daily (濱江日報)
The Binjiang Daily (濱江日報)
collection
2,387
ITEMS
27,844
VIEWS
collection

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The Binjiang Daily (濱江日報) was a Chinese language newspaper published in Harbin in Japanese occupied Manchuria. Created through the merger of several newspapers by state order in 1937 it continued publishing until Japanese surrender in 1945.
The Beiping chenbao (北平晨報)
The Beiping chenbao (北平晨報)
collection
2,412
ITEMS
25,723
VIEWS
collection

eye 25,723

The Beiping chenbao (北平晨報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beiping (Beijing) from 1930 to 1937. In 1937 it continued as the Chenbao (晨報).
The Huabei xinwen (華北新聞)
The Huabei xinwen (華北新聞)
collection
2,154
ITEMS
18,375
VIEWS
collection

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The Huabei xinwen (華北新聞) was a Chinese newspaper published in Xi'an from 1942-1948.
collection

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CCP newspaper published in Yan'an from May 1941 to March 1947.
The Jinsui ribao (晉綏日報)
The Jinsui ribao (晉綏日報)
collection
2,107
ITEMS
20,779
VIEWS
collection

eye 20,779

The Jinsui ribao (晉綏日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Xing county of Shanxi province from 1946 to 1949.
Keijō Nippō (京城日報)
Keijō Nippō (京城日報)
collection
11,437
ITEMS
128,319
VIEWS
collection

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Japanese newspaper published in Korea until 1945. Includes early issues under title 京城新報 and 朝鮮日報
The Dazhongbao (大眾報)
The Dazhongbao (大眾報)
collection
2,014
ITEMS
25,173
VIEWS
collection

eye 25,173

The Dazhongbao (大眾報) was a Chinese newspaper publised in Macao from 1941-1950.
The Jingangzuan (The Diamond 金剛鑽)
The Jingangzuan (The Diamond 金剛鑽)
collection
2,800
ITEMS
23,644
VIEWS
collection

eye 23,644

The Jingangzuan (The Diamond 金剛鑽) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1923 to 1937.
The Beiping wanbao (北平晚報)
The Beiping wanbao (北平晚報)
collection
2,002
ITEMS
19,188
VIEWS
collection

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The Beiping wanbao (北平晚報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beiping (Beijing) from 1931 to 1937. It continued the Beijing wanbao (北京晚報)that launched in 1921.
collection

eye 29,055

The Chengdu Wanbao (成都晚報 Chengdu Evening News) was a daily evening edition newspaper published in the Sichuan city of Chengdu from October 1943 until December 1949 when it was merged with other newspapers following the founding of the People's Republic.
The Hankou zhongxibao (漢口中西報)
The Hankou zhongxibao (漢口中西報)
collection
1,894
ITEMS
19,035
VIEWS
collection

eye 19,035

The Hankou zhongxibao (漢口中西報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Hankou (Wuhan) from 1907 to 1937.
collection

eye 20,467

The Gazette of the National Government of China (國民政府公報) contains official announcements decrees and other regularly reported reference information related to the activities of the Nationalist run government of the Republic of China.
The Dangjun ribao (黨軍日報)
The Dangjun ribao (黨軍日報)
collection
2,105
ITEMS
24,647
VIEWS
collection

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The Dangjun ribao (黨軍日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Chengdu from 1939 to 1945. In 1945 it changed name to become the Huangpu ribao (黃埔日報).
The Dongsansheng minbao (東三省民報)
The Dongsansheng minbao (東三省民報)
collection
1,712
ITEMS
13,435
VIEWS
collection

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The Dongsansheng minbao (東三省民報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shenyang from 1923 to 1933. Beginning as a commercial newspaper, it came under the control of the Fengtian military clique.
The Chaobao (朝報, The Morning News, Cho Pao)
The Chaobao (朝報, The Morning News, Cho Pao)
collection
1,672
ITEMS
16,344
VIEWS
collection

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The Chaobao (朝報, The Morning News, Cho Pao) was a Chinese newspaper published in Nanjing from March 1934 until October 1947. With the Japanese invasion the newspaper moved to Kunming before returning to Nanjing in October 1945 after Japanese surrender.
Jichang Ribao (吉長日報)
Jichang Ribao (吉長日報)
collection
1,517
ITEMS
18,498
VIEWS
collection

eye 18,498

A newspaper daily covering Jilin and Changchun in northeast China.
The Jinbu ribao (進步日報)
The Jinbu ribao (進步日報)
collection
1,388
ITEMS
12,088
VIEWS
collection

eye 12,088

The Jinbu ribao (進步) was a Chinese newspaper published in Tianjin from February, 1949 to December, 1952. It began publication shortly after the city fell to Chinese Communist forces in January of 1949 and so captures the early Communist period in the city of Tianjin.
The Jingbao (京報)
The Jingbao (京報)
collection
1,260
ITEMS
10,275
VIEWS
collection

eye 10,275

The Jingbao (京報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Nanjing from 1940 to 1944 during the Japanese occupation.
The Huangpu ribao (黃埔日報)
The Huangpu ribao (黃埔日報)
collection
1,544
ITEMS
17,594
VIEWS
collection

eye 17,594

The Huangpu ribao (黃埔日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Chengdu from 1945 to 1949. The newspaper was the renamed continuation of the Dangjun ribao (黨軍日報).
collection

eye 10,400

The Dongya chenbao (東亞晨報 "Tung Ya Morning News") was a Chinese newspaper published in Tianjin from 1937 to 1943. It began publication shortly after the city was occupied by the Japanese military.
The Anqing xinbao (安慶新報)
The Anqing xinbao (安慶新報)
collection
1,179
ITEMS
9,426
VIEWS
collection

eye 9,426

The Anqing xinbao (安慶新報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Anqing city in Anhui province from 1940 until 1944.
The Huangbao (黃報)
The Huangbao (黃報)
collection
1,350
ITEMS
14,544
VIEWS
collection

eye 14,544

The Huangbao (黃報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beijing from 1921 to at least 1928.
The Dagongbao (大公報 Shanghai edition)
The Dagongbao (大公報 Shanghai edition)
collection
3,155
ITEMS
34,303
VIEWS
collection

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The Dagongbao (大公報 Shanghai edition) was the local Shanghai version of this important newspaper from Tianjin. Issues here are 1936-7 and 1945-1952.
The Huabei xinwen (華北新聞)
The Huabei xinwen (華北新聞)
collection
1,056
ITEMS
9,355
VIEWS
collection

eye 9,355

The Huabei xinwen (華北新聞) was a Chinese newspaper published in Tianjin from 1921 to 1933. In English it went by the title "The Chinese North China Daily News".
The Chenbao (晨報)
The Chenbao (晨報)
collection
1,257
ITEMS
13,195
VIEWS
collection

eye 13,195

The Chenbao (晨報) was one of several newspapers by that name published in Beiping (Beijing). This version of the newspaper also known as the Morning Post was published from 1918 to 1922. Its predecessor was the Chenzhong Bao (晨鐘報)included Liang Qichao as one of its leading figures.
The Dachubao (大楚報)
The Dachubao (大楚報)
collection
850
ITEMS
13,420
VIEWS
collection

eye 13,420

The Dachubao (大楚報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Hankou (Wuhan) from 1939 to 1945 during the Japanese occupation of the city. It was an organ of the Chinese collaborationist government.
collection

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The Dongfang Zazhi (Eastern Miscellany) was one of the most important Chinese journals of the first half of the 20th century. It was published by The Commercial Press from 1904 until 1948 (except for 1942).
The Jianshe ribao (建設日報)
The Jianshe ribao (建設日報)
collection
763
ITEMS
6,300
VIEWS
collection

eye 6,300

The Jianshe ribao (建設日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Chengdu from 1946 to 1949.
The Hankou based Datong Ribao (大同日報)
The Hankou based Datong Ribao (大同日報)
collection
710
ITEMS
8,278
VIEWS
collection

eye 8,278

The Hankou based Datong Ribao (大同日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Wuhan from 1934 to 1947.
The Anhui ribao (安徽日報)
The Anhui ribao (安徽日報)
collection
695
ITEMS
6,428
VIEWS
collection

eye 6,428

The Anhui ribao (安徽日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Bengbu in Anhui province from 1941 to 1944.
The Guomin xinbao (國民新報)
The Guomin xinbao (國民新報)
collection
627
ITEMS
8,133
VIEWS
collection

eye 8,133

The Guomin xinbao (國民新報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beijing from 1925 until 1948.
collection

eye 4,675

The Gongshang daobao wankan (工商導報晚刊) was a Chinese newspaper published in Chengdu from 1948 to 1949.
Chengdu Xinwen (成都新聞)
Chengdu Xinwen (成都新聞)
collection
539
ITEMS
6,894
VIEWS
collection

eye 6,894

Chengdu Xinwen (成都新聞) was a Chinese newspaper published in the Sichuan city of Chengdu from 1933 until 1936.
The Ertong ribao (兒童日報)
The Ertong ribao (兒童日報)
collection
531
ITEMS
5,202
VIEWS
collection

eye 5,202

The Ertong ribao (兒童日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Chengdu from 1947 to 1949.
The Guowen Zhoubao (國聞周報)
The Guowen Zhoubao (國聞周報)
collection
514
ITEMS
13,663
VIEWS
collection

eye 13,663

The Guowen Zhoubao (國聞周報) was founded by the Dagong Bao (Ta Kung Pao 大公報) publisher Hu Zhengzhi (胡政之) in 1924 as a weekly magazine of current afffairs and political commentary. The magazine continued publication in Shanghai until 1937 and the Japanese invasion.
The Huabei xinbao (華北新報)
The Huabei xinbao (華北新報)
collection
516
ITEMS
6,217
VIEWS
collection

eye 6,217

The Huabei xinbao (華北新報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beijing.
The Jiuwang ribao (救亡日報)
The Jiuwang ribao (救亡日報)
collection
663
ITEMS
6,136
VIEWS
collection

eye 6,136

The Jiuwang ribao (救亡日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Guangzhou (Canton).
collection

eye 6,238

The Diansheng Ribao (Radio Movie News 電聲日報) was a small format entertainment newspaper published in Shanghai and founded in 1932. It changed its name to Diansheng (電聲) in 1934 and was discontinued in 1941. Articles include radio news film criticism and in some years a supplement "The Women's Daily" (婦女日報).
Dianying Ribao 電影日報 (Film Daily)
Dianying Ribao 電影日報 (Film Daily)
collection
478
ITEMS
7,282
VIEWS
collection

eye 7,282

Dianying Ribao 電影日報 (Film Daily) was published in wartime Shanghai from 1940-1941.
The Jinbao (津報)
The Jinbao (津報)
collection
463
ITEMS
5,020
VIEWS
collection

eye 5,020

The Jinbao (津報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Tianjin from 1905 to 1909.
The Dazhong shibao (大中時報)
The Dazhong shibao (大中時報)
collection
467
ITEMS
3,711
VIEWS
collection

eye 3,711

The Dazhong shibao (大中時報 and it went by "The Justice" or the “The Justice Herald” for its English title) was a Chinese newspaper published in Tianjin from 1929 to 1937 in the Italian Concession of the city.
The Hongse Zhonghua (紅色中華)
The Hongse Zhonghua (紅色中華)
collection
462
ITEMS
7,732
VIEWS
collection

eye 7,732

The Hongse Zhonghua (紅色中華) was a Chinese Communist Party newspaper launched in 1931 by the Jiangxi Soviet government in Ruijin. Its successor was the Xin Zhonghua bao (新中華報)
The North China Herald
The North China Herald
collection
3,811
ITEMS
65,770
VIEWS
collection

eye 65,770

The North-China Herald and Supreme Court & Consular Gazette was published in Shanghai as the weekly edition of the North-China Daily News from 1850 until 1941.
The Shenbao (申報 Shen Bao; Shun Pao)
The Shenbao (申報 Shen Bao; Shun Pao)
collection
26,986
ITEMS
278,445
VIEWS
collection

eye 278,445

The Shenbao (申報 Shen Bao; Shun Pao) was a Chinese newspaper founded 1872 in the International Settlement of Shanghai as a joint venture of four British merchants led by the controlling shareholder and general manager Ernest Major. Important early Chinese editors working with Major were Jiang Zhixiang (將芷湘), Wu Zirang (吳子讓), He Guisheng (何桂笙), and Qian Xinbo (錢昕伯), who were soon joined by Cai Erkang (蔡爾康) and Shen Yugui (沈毓桂). The newspaper came under...
The Guowenbao (國聞報 Kwo Wen Pao)
The Guowenbao (國聞報 Kwo Wen Pao)
collection
410
ITEMS
4,700
VIEWS
collection

eye 4,700

The Guowenbao (國聞報 Kwo Wen Pao) was an important late Qing dynasty newspaper published in Tianjin by the scholar and translator Yan Fu (嚴復). It was launched in 1897 and sold off in 1899 to the Japanese government.
The Xinwenbao (新聞報)
The Xinwenbao (新聞報)
collection
15,089
ITEMS
126,676
VIEWS
collection

eye 126,676

The Xinwenbao (新聞報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai founded in February, 1893. It grew to overtake its main rivals, including the Shenbao (申報) in circulation and was one of the most widely read newspapers in the history of Republican China.
The Buddhist Daily (佛教日報)
The Buddhist Daily (佛教日報)
collection
369
ITEMS
4,532
VIEWS
collection

eye 4,532

The Buddhist Daily (佛教日報) was a Chinese newspaper published by the lay Buddhist and publisher Fan Gunong (範古農) in Shanghai from 1935 until 1937.
Changshi (常識 Common Knowledge)
Changshi (常識 Common Knowledge)
collection
354
ITEMS
4,842
VIEWS
collection

eye 4,842

Changshi (常識 Common Knowledge) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1927 to 1931.
The Dongfang yebao (東方夜報)
The Dongfang yebao (東方夜報)
collection
315
ITEMS
2,765
VIEWS
collection

eye 2,765

The Dongfang yebao (東方夜報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Chengdu from 1946 to 1947.
The Gongren zhi lu (工人之路)
The Gongren zhi lu (工人之路)
collection
412
ITEMS
3,874
VIEWS
collection

eye 3,874

The Gongren zhi lu (工人之路) is a Chinese newspaper published in Guangzhou (Canton) from 1925 to 1927.
The Hankou xinwenbao (漢口新聞報)
The Hankou xinwenbao (漢口新聞報)
collection
305
ITEMS
3,583
VIEWS
collection

eye 3,583

The Hankou xinwenbao (漢口新聞報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Hankou (Wuhan) from 1915 to 1938.
The Dongnan ribao (東南日報)
The Dongnan ribao (東南日報)
collection
709
ITEMS
7,140
VIEWS
collection

eye 7,140

The Dongnan ribao (東南日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1946 to 1949.
The Funü Ribao (Women's Daily 婦女日報)
The Funü Ribao (Women's Daily 婦女日報)
collection
259
ITEMS
2,922
VIEWS
collection

eye 2,922

The Funü Ribao (Women's Daily) was launched in 1924 and not long after suppressed by the warlord Cao Kun.
The Guomin xinbao (國民新報)
The Guomin xinbao (國民新報)
collection
254
ITEMS
2,676
VIEWS
collection

eye 2,676

The Guomin xinbao (國民新報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Hankou (Wuhan) from 1912 to 1926.
The Daguangbao (大光報)
The Daguangbao (大光報)
collection
3,016
ITEMS
24,799
VIEWS
collection

eye 24,799

The Daguangbao (大光報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shaoguan and Guangzhou in Guangdong province from 1939 to 1949.
collection

eye 5,527

The Duli Pinglun (獨立評論 The Independent Critique) was a key Chinese scholarly journal founded by the leading liberal intellectual Hu Shi (胡適) and his collaborators in 1932. It continued publication until the summer of 1937.
The Dianying Shibao (電影時報 Movie Times)
The Dianying Shibao (電影時報 Movie Times)
collection
248
ITEMS
3,362
VIEWS
collection

eye 3,362

The Dianying Shibao (電影時報 Movie Times) was a film newspaper daily published in Shanghai. It was a supplement published by the Shibao newspaper.
Shengjing Shibao (盛京時報)
Shengjing Shibao (盛京時報)
collection
11,588
ITEMS
138,380
VIEWS
collection

eye 138,380

The Shengjing Shibao (Shengjing Times) was a Chinese language newspaper founded in Shenyang (Fengtian 奉天/Shengjing 盛京/Mukden) by the Japanese journalist Nakajima Masao (中島真雄) in 1906. Its all-Japanese editorial staff included Kikuchi Teiji (菊池貞二) who wrote editorials under the pen name 傲霜庵. The articles themselves were written by the Chinese journalists on staff. The newspaper grew in popularity due to its supportive stance towards the 1911 revolution against the...
collection

eye 3,103

The Chinese-English Intelligence was a bilingual Chinese and English language newspaper daily published in Tianjin edited and translated by Zong Jiyou. Supplemental language instruction material included in the newspaper suggests it may have served primarily for use for those wanting to study English. It was launched in 1945 (? 1937 according to Library of Congress) and continued until 2052
The Fenbao (奮報)
The Fenbao (奮報)
collection
506
ITEMS
7,690
VIEWS
collection

eye 7,690

The Fenbao (奮報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1939 to 1940.
Da changshi (大常識 Great Common Knowledge)
Da changshi (大常識 Great Common Knowledge)
collection
219
ITEMS
2,443
VIEWS
collection

eye 2,443

Da changshi (大常識 Great Common Knowledge) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1928 to 1930.
collection

eye 3,192

The Wuu-Ryu Pictorial News Harbin (哈爾濱五日畫報) was founded in September 1932 in Japanese occupied northeast China (Manchuria).