The Wason Collection holdings comprise more than 700,000 monographs, which include 420,000 volumes in Chinese, 168,000 volumes in Japanese, 20,000 volumes in Korean, and 92,000 volumes in Western languages. Along with the Echols Collection on Southeast Asia and the South Asia Collection, the Wason Collection is housed in the Carl A. Kroch Library. 

East Asia Collection (Wason)

The history of the Wason Collection on East Asia at Cornell University Library has been closely related to Cornell’s long and continuous involvement with East Asia, particularly with China. 

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