An archive of Elling Eide’s personal collections features material on Li Bai translations, the World’s Columbian Exposition 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

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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