|Donghualu 東華錄 [Shichao Donghualu 十朝東華錄. Donghua xulu 東華續錄]|
|Author||Wang Xianqian 王先謙,1842-1918|
|Date||1899||Phys. Desc.||18 v. ; 20 cm|
|Location||Silver Room||Call Number||DS753.86.T9 1899|
|Shichao Donghua lu 十朝東華錄 / Wang Xianqian bian王先謙編.|
Margin and spine title: Donghualu 東華錄. Vol. 14-18: Donghua xulu 東華續錄.
Contents: v. 1-2. Tianming 天命, Tiancong 天聰, Chongde 崇德, Shunzhi 順治 -- v. 2-3 Kangxi 康熙 -- v. 4. Yongzheng 雍正 -- v. 5-7. Qianlong 乾隆 -- v. 8. Jiaqing 嘉慶 -- v. 9. Daoguang 道光 -- v. 10-13. Xianfeng 咸豐 -- v. 14-18. Tongzhi 同治
“Fang Taixifa shiyin 仿泰西法石印”--verso t.p.
Dated: 光緖25 .
"Donghualu 東華錄 (Records from within the Eastern Gate), Jiang Liangqi 蔣良騏 (1723-1789) ... this important annalistic source (covering from 1644 to the Yongzheng period) is so called by the fact that the first compiler, Jiang Lianqi, worked as an official in the Guoshiguan 國史館 (Historiography Institute) which after 1756 was situated inside the Donghua Gate of the Forbidden City (the imperial archives Huangshicheng were just across the road from it). The Shiyichao Donghualu covers the years 1644-1874 and the much fuller Guangxuchao Donghualu .... covers the years 1875-1908. Although less detailed than the Veritable Records (upon which they were mainly based, the various Donghualu area quick way of finding sources in the Veritable Records ..." Cf. Wilkinson, Chinese history, a manual, pp. 942-943.