HOHHOT, July 31 (Xinhua) -- North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is working on the restoration and digitalization of Mongolian archives dating from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) to the Republic of China period (1912-1949), authorities said Wednesday.
According to the region's archives bureau, it is working with a tech company to restore Mongolian archives dating from the ruling period of Qing Emperor Qianlong to the Republic of China period.
The archives record the political and living conditions of Mongolians during that period of time and are precious cultural heritage and important evidence for studying the history of the Mongolian ethnic group.
The region is also working on the digitalization of correspondence between the Qing government and a Tibetan Buddhist temple in the region.
The digitalization work, on archives dating from the ruling period of Emperor Kangxi to the year 1948, concerns religion, politics, law and economy. It is expected to be completed by the end of this year.