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Behind the Scenes with the Library of Congress Chinese Manuscript Collection

Here is another interesting accidental find, this time from papers at the Library of Congress. In 1917, Professor S.C. Kiang, an academic at the University of California in Berkeley, traveled to China to procure for […]

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Maury Whale Chart

When English colonists first began settling the eastern seaboard of North America, they quickly discovered in its coastal waters enough fish to feed the growing Euro-American population for generations. A variety of whales also swam […]

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