The Elling Eide Center houses an archive of Elling Eide’s personal collections, papers, correspondence, and other documents. The archive features material on Li Bai 李白 translations, the World’s Columbian Exposition (also known as the Chicago World’s Fair) held in Chicago in 1893, family photographs and belongings, and a unique cache of property photographs that provides a fascinating look at historic Sarasota.

The Elling Eide Center seeks professional and personal papers and photographs concerning the distinguished sinologist Elling O. Eide (1935-2012). Please send originals or scanned copies to:

The Elling Eide Center
Attn: Harold G. Mitchell
8000 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34231
hmitchell@ellingoeide.org

Online Catalog

Elling O. Eide Library is home to a comprehensive collection of books, materials, maps and art from China and the Inner Asian regions. Through our vibrant and robust collection of scholarly materials, we provide researchers and students the

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