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Additional Resources

Additional Resources


References Cited in the Chinese Material Culture Collection:

Akin, Marjorie

1996       Asian Coins: Dong, Wen, and Mon. In Down by the Station: Los Angeles Chinatown, 1880-1933, Roberta S. Greenwood, editor. pp 98-104. University of California, Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles.


Carraz-Bernabei, Estelle

2011       Healing Teas for your Body, Mind, and Soul.  Apex Publishing Limited, Essex, England.


Choy, Phillip C.

2014       Interpreting ‘Overseas Chinese’ Ceramics Found on Historical Archaeology Sites: Manufacture, Marks, Classification, and Social Use. Research Resources, on line resource:


Costello, Julia G., Kevin Hallaran, Keith Warren, and Margie Akin

2008       The Luck of Third Street: Archaeology of Chinatown, San Bernardino, California. In Historical Archaeology, 42(3): 135-151.


Culin, Stewart

1889       Chinese Games with Dice. Elliott Avedon Virtual Museum of Games. Electronic document:

1891       The Gambling Games of the Chinese in America. Elliott Avedon Virtual Museum of Games.  Electronic document:  

1895       Chinese Games with Dice and Dominoes. Government Printing Office, Washington. Online resource: 


Douglas, Bear

2007       Race, Class and Teeth: Dental Hygiene in the Market Street Chinatown.  Unpublished Student Paper, Electronic Document:


Garrett, Valery M.

1987       Traditional Chinese Clothing in Hong Kong and South China, 1840-1980. Oxford University Press, New York.


Heffner, Sarah

2012       Investigating the Intersection of Chinese and Euro-American Healthcare Practices in Nevada from 1860-1930. Unpublished PhD dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno.  Available online:


Jenyns, Soame

1982       Chinese Art III: textiles, glass and paintings on glass, carvings in ivory and rhinoceros horn, carvings in hardstone, snuff bottles, inkcakes and inkstones. New York: Rizzoli.


Jones, W.

1900       Chinese Art and Life in San Francisco. Brush and Pencil 6(6): 282-286.


Longenecker, Julia G and Darby C. Stapp

1993       The Study of Faunal Remains from an Overseas Chinese Mining Camp in Northern Idaho. In Hidden Heritage: Historical Archaeology of the Overseas Chinese,  Priscilla Wegars, editor, pp.97-122. Baywood, Amityville, NT.


Rose, Chelsea and Katie Johnson

2016       Rising from the Ashes: Jacksonville Chinese Quarter Site (35JA737) Data Recovery Excavations, unpublished SOULA report 2013.09, on file at Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology, Ashland.


Sprague, Roderick

2002       China or Prosser Button Identification and Dating.  Historical Archaeology 36(2):111-127.


Sulentic, Joe

2001       Deadwood Gulch: The Last Chinatown. In Chinese on the American Frontier, edited by A. Dirlik, pp. 429-447. Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, MD.


Wylie, Jerry and Richard E. Fike

1993       Chinese Opium Techniques and Paraphernalia. In Hidden Heritage: Historical Archaeology of the Overseas Chinese, edited by Priscilla Wegars, pp. 255-303. Baywood Publishing Company, Inc.  Amityville, New York.



Other Suggested Sites:

The Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC)


Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA)


Chinese Historical Society of Southern California Collection, ca. 1880-1933


Chinese in Northwest America Research Committee (CINARC)


Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project


Market Street Chinatown Archaeological Project


A North American Pioneer Chinese Virtual Museum


Pottery Relics Used in 19th Century Central Pacific Railroad Chinese Worker Camps



Suggested Publications:

Anthropological Studies Center, Sonoma State University

Table of Contents - Chapter 3 [PDF]

Chapter 4: Area 1 [PDF]

Chapter 4: Area 2 [PDF]

Chapter 4: Area 3 [PDF]

Chapter 5 [PDF]

Chapter 6 and Appendices A and B [PDF]


Asian American Comparative Collection, University of Idaho


Southern Oregon Digital Archives (SODA), Southern Oregon University


Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology (SOULA)


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