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The Asia Collections of Cornell University Library include the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia, the South Asia Collection, and the John M. Echols Collection on Southeast Asia.  Cornell is widely regarded as having one of the largest and most significant collections of Asian historical and literary materials in North America.  Housed in Kroch Library, the Asia Collections include reference books, periodicals, newspapers, microfilms and fiche, electronic resources, as well as two levels of book stacks, covering the following areas:

East Asia: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Macao, Mongolia, Taiwan, Tibet

South Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Southeast Asia: Brunei Darussalam, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Asian American: All three collections also acquire materials about Asian Americans

For histories of the individual collections:
Echols Collection on Southeast Asia
South Asia Collection
Wason Collection on East Asia