|Summary:||Materials from two archaeological excavations and surveys in which Professor Douglas Edwards of the University of Puget Sound (Tacoma, Washington) served as director or consultant. Most of the material is related the Khirbet Qana (also known as Khirbet Kana or Cana) archaeological project in Israel, on the site of a historical village of Roman Galilee, eight miles northwest of Nazareth, on the north side of an important trade route, the Bet Netofa Valley. Other material is from the Chersonesos archaeological project (Black Sea Project), on a site in present-day Sebastopol, Ukraine.
|Summary:||Largely comprised of newspaper clippings from English-language newspapers from the People's Republic of China, 1987-1990, which focus on political and economic questions and the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Also includes general books and pamphlets on Chinese education, culture, politics, economics, and business, maps, and similar material collected by an American couple living and teaching for four years in China. The most important materials are several fragmented posters with large character recording what happened inside the campus of the Heilongjiang Normal University in Northeast China, regarding what had been happening in the capital Beijing. Among them, the fragment of a poster dated 4 June 1989 at 7:30 is rare evidence of that historical event. Includes complete editions of China Daily from May 16 to June 6, 1989. Also includes articles on education, culture, politics, economics and business. Includes wall maps, tourist maps, books and booklets on Chinese history, culture, peoples, culinary arts, and folk songs, guidebooks, political pamphlets, and one video on taiqi in the original VHS PAL and a converted NTSC format.