Project Collections

There are four inistutes at Academia Sinica researching the Chinese Maritime Customs Service, namely the Institue of History and Philology, the Institute of Modern History, the Institute of Taiwan History, and the Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences. The libraries of these institutes are in possession of a number of collections concerning the CMCS. After a thorough survey of the collections of these four libraries, the collections concerning the CMCS are summarised as follows:
1) Chinese Maritime Customs Publications (111 reels of microfilms) (click here);
2) China and the West: The Maritime Customs Service Archive from the Second Historical Archives of China, Nanjing (372 reels of microfilms) (click here); and
3) The Directorate General of Customs, the ROC (click here).