The emergence of China as an active member of the international community and the growing number of exchange programs between archival institutions in China and the United States have fostered broader professional contacts between American archivists and their counterparts in China. Consequently, American archivists have become increasingly curious about the professional practices of their Chinese colleagues. The following description and analysis offers a case study of the structure, function, and use of Chinese regional archives.
Bian, Morris L. and Jakeman, Robert J.,
"Regional Archives in the People's Republic of China: A Case Study of the Chongqing Municipal Archives and the Yunnan Provincial Archives,"
Provenance, Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/provenance/vol18/iss1/4