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Harvard-Yenching Library

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL
 
 
 
 

HOURS OF OPERATION

 
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
General hours
Reference Desk
 
 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 
Contact by Phone
(617) 495-2756
Contact by Email / Web
Main:
jkcheng@fas.harvard.edu
Circulation:
hylpub@fas.harvard.edu
ILL:
hyillweb@fas.harvard.edu
Website
 
Official Website
Baloon
2 Divinity Avenue Harvard University Cambridge, MA 02138
Map
 
 

ABOUT

 

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.Announcements

  • Harvard East Asian Conference Focuses on Collaboration, Read more.

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.Announcements

  • Harvard East Asian Conference Focuses on Collaboration, Read more.

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.Announcements

  • Harvard East Asian Conference Focuses on Collaboration, Read more.

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.Announcements

  • Harvard East Asian Conference Focuses on Collaboration, Read more.

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.Announcements

  • Harvard East Asian Conference Focuses on Collaboration, Read more.

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.Announcements

  • Harvard East Asian Conference Focuses on Collaboration, Read more.

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.Announcements

  • Harvard East Asian Conference Focuses on Collaboration, Read more.

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.Announcements

  • Harvard East Asian Conference Focuses on Collaboration, Read more.

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.Announcements

  • Harvard East Asian Conference Focuses on Collaboration, Read more.
 

Collections

 

Overview

The collections comprise the most extensive academic research collections of East Asian materials outside of Asia. The core collection consists of publications in the humanities and social sciences on both traditional and modern East Asia. See the Harvard-Yenching Collections page for detailed information.

Archives

Special Collections include the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Manchu, Mongolian, and Tibetan Rare Book Collections; an extensive rare book collection in Western languages, Petzold Buddhist Collection, Naxi manuscripts, Chinese Rubbings, and the archives and manuscripts of Lingnan University Trustees and a Tiananmen archive.

 
 

LIBRARY STAFF

 
 

VISITOR POLICIES

 
 
 

ACCESSIBILITY

 
  • An elevator and accessible restroom are available. There is no wheelchair access to the second floor; access to floors other than the first is possible but requires special arrangements.For more information or to arrange for assistance in advance contact Access Services via e-mail (hylpub@fas.harvard.edu) or 617-495-2756.