Chinese Material Culture Collection

Additional Resources

References Cited in the Chinese Material Culture Collection:

 

Ahmad, D. L.

2007       The Opium Debate and Chinese Exclusion Laws in the Nineteenth-Century American West. University of Nevada Press, Reno.

 

Akin, Marjorie

1996       Asian Coins: Dong, Wen, and Mon. In Down by the Station: Los Angeles Chinatown, 1880-1933, Roberta S. Greenwood, editor. pp 98-104. University of California, Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles.

 

Beck, Louis

1898       New York’s Chinatown: A Historical Presentation of its People and Places. Bohemia Publishers, New York.

 

Carraz-Bernabei, Estelle

2011       Healing Teas for your Body, Mind, and Soul.  Apex Publishing Limited, Essex, England.

 

Chen, Y.

2000      Chinese San Francisco, 1850-1943: a trans-Pacific Community. Asian America. Stanford University Press, Stanford.

 

Chinese in Northwest America Research Committee

2017      Images of Opium Equipment, JPEG.  Electronic document, http://www.cinarc.org/Opium_tools_Beck_web.jpg

 

Choy, Phillip C.

2014       Interpreting ‘Overseas Chinese’ Ceramics Found on Historical Archaeology Sites: Manufacture, Marks, Classification, and Social Use. Research Resources, on line resource: https://sha.org/resources/chinese-ceramics/

 

Costello, Julia G., Kevin Hallaran, Keith Warren, and Margie Akin

2008       The Luck of Third Street: Archaeology of Chinatown, San Bernardino, California. In Historical Archaeology, 42(3): 135-151.

 

Culin, Stewart

1889       Chinese Games with Dice. Elliott Avedon Virtual Museum of Games. Electronic document: http://healthy.uwaterloo.ca/museum/Archives/Culin/Dice1889/index.html

1891       The Gambling Games of the Chinese in America. Elliott Avedon Virtual Museum of Games.  Electronic document: http://healthy.uwaterloo.ca/museum/Archives/Culin/Gambling1891/index.html  

1895       Chinese Games with Dice and Dominoes. Government Printing Office, Washington. Online resource: https://archive.org/details/chinesegameswith01culi 

 

Douglas, Bear

2007       Race, Class and Teeth: Dental Hygiene in the Market Street Chinatown.  Unpublished Student Paper, Electronic Document:  https://marketstreet.stanford.edu/2007/04/student-research-projects-2006-2007

 

Farncomb, Melissa K.

1994      Historical and Archaeological Investigations at Virginiatown: Features 2 and 4. Masters Thesis. California State University, Sacramento.

 

Garrett, Valery M.

1987       Traditional Chinese Clothing in Hong Kong and South China, 1840-1980. Oxford University Press, New York.

 

Greenwood, Roberta S.

1996      Down by the Station: Los Angeles Chinatown, 1880-1933. Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Heffner, Sarah

2012       Investigating the Intersection of Chinese and Euro-American Healthcare Practices in Nevada from 1860-1930. Unpublished PhD dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno.  Available online: http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/doc/1287052804.html?FMT=ABS

 

Jenyns, Soame

1982       Chinese Art III: textiles, glass and paintings on glass, carvings in ivory and rhinoceros horn, carvings in hardstone, snuff bottles, inkcakes and inkstones. New York: Rizzoli.

 

Jones, W.

1900       Chinese Art and Life in San Francisco. Brush and Pencil 6(6): 282-286.

 

Kang, Siliang

2013       Symbolic Meanings of Chinese Porcelains from the Market Street Chinatown. Available online, https://marketstreet.stanford.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Kang-2013.pdf, accessed November 17, 2017.

 

Longenecker, Julia G and Darby C. Stapp

1993       The Study of Faunal Remains from an Overseas Chinese Mining Camp in Northern Idaho. In Hidden Heritage: Historical Archaeology of the Overseas Chinese,  Priscilla Wegars, editor, pp.97-122. Baywood, Amityville, NT.

 

Rose, Chelsea and Katie Johnson

2016       Rising from the Ashes: Jacksonville Chinese Quarter Site (35JA737) Data Recovery Excavations, unpublished SOULA report 2013.09, on file at Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology, Ashland.

 

Sprague, Roderick

2002       China or Prosser Button Identification and Dating.  Historical Archaeology 36(2):111-127.

 

Sulentic, Joe

2001       Deadwood Gulch: The Last Chinatown. In Chinese on the American Frontier, edited by A. Dirlik, pp. 429-447. Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, MD.

 

Wegars, Priscilla, editor

1993       Hidden Heritage: Historical Archaeology of the Overseas Chinese.  Baywood Publishing Company, Inc.  Amityville, New York.

1994       Hidden Heritage: Chinese Historical Archaeology and the Asian American Comparative Collection. In Origins and Destinations: 41 Essays on Chinese America, edited by Chinese Historical Society of Southern California, pp. 491-499. Chinese Historical Society of Southern California and UCLA Asian American Studies Center, Los Angeles.

 

Wylie, Jerry and Richard E. Fike

1993       Chinese Opium Techniques and Paraphernalia. In Hidden Heritage: Historical Archaeology of the Overseas Chinese, edited by Priscilla Wegars, pp. 255-303. Baywood Publishing Company, Inc.  Amityville, New York.

 

Yao, Xiào Yun

1998       Translation Sheets for American River Chinatown Artifacts, Folsom, California.  Manuscript on file, PAR Environmental Services, Inc., Sacramento, California.

1999       Translation Sheets for American River Chinatown Artifacts, Folsom, California.  Manuscript on file, PAR Environmental Services, Inc., Sacramento, California.

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Lally, Jessica

2008       Analysis of the Chinese porcelain associated with the “Beeswax Wreck,” Nehalem, Oregon. Graduate thesis, Central Washington University.

 

Southern Oregon Digital Archives (SODA), Southern Oregon University

 

Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology (SOULA), Southern Oregon University