Social and Cultural Anthropology

Cai Yuanpei Library

Cai Yuanpei (1868-1940) was a Chinese anthropologist. He founded social and cultural anthropology as a modern discipline in China. The collection named after him at UZH contains mainly ethnographic studies on ethnic groups in today's People's Republic of China. The studies are predominantly written in Chinese.

Collection size 5'000 ethnographical reports
Catalogue a part of the collection is recorded in swisscovery
Access Accessible and loanable upon request
Location

UB Ethnographic Museum