'''[[China]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[ China Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]] '''
Archives collect and preserve original documents of organizations such as churches or governments. Libraries generally collect published sources such as books, maps, and microfilm. This section describes the major repositories of genealogical and historical records and sources for China.
In China standard archives have been established in every City. These repositories are directly under the City Government. In 2002 the administrative villages of the all established archives and achieved normative management and effective utilization of the records. For information on the [[Shanghai Library]], and the genealogical search services it offers, click [[Shanghai Library|here]].
== Mainland China ==
Following is a list of major archives and libraries within mainland China.
'''Wuhan University Archive'''<br>Wuhan, Hubei 430072 <br>CHINA<br>Telephone: (027) 87682801 <br>Internet: http://www.whu.edu.cn/en/resource/archives.htm
== Mainland Hong Kong ==
Following is a list of major archives and libraries within mainland Hong Kong.
[[Shanghai Library|'''Shanghai Library<br>''']]1555 Huai Hai Middle Road<br>Shanghai<br>200031<br>Telephone: 86 21 6445 5555<br>Fax: 86 21 6445 5006<br>Internet: http://www.library.sh.cn/english/
=== External Links ===
*[http://archives.catholic.org.hk/ HONG KONG CATHOLIC DIOCESAN ARCHIVES]