Collections Online

Collections Online seeks to make the museum’s resources available to researchers around the world. With this system visitors can remotely access finding aids in ArchivesSpace and then examine details about specific items in PastPerfect.



Search collection finding aids using ArchivesSpace. This database was established with grant support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).



Search our artifacts, photographs and library items using PastPerfect Online.





Search and listen to oral histories in our collection using Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS)


Use Policy

All digital materials are the property of the Museum of Chinese in America. In order to conduct research at our archives or to request permission for use in publications, please contact the Museum of Chinese in America’s Collections Department at