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Takeo Arishima correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-004
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, a Japanese novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. Also includes a single portrait photograph of Arishima.
Dates: 1903-1907

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-008
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Iwao Frederick Ayusawa.
Dates: 1945, 1950-1954

Bowles family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1161
Overview The papers document the lives of service of Quakers Gilbert Bowles (1869-1960) and Minnie Picket Bowles (1868-1958) who ministered in Asia and Hawaii for over 60 years, from 1896-1960.
Dates: 1896-1974

Gilbert and Minnie Bowles correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-032
Overview This collection is comprised of two accessions of the letters of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles. The collection is comprised of both private letters and public letters meant for circulation among Friends, written by Gilbert Bowles and his wife Minnie Bowles during their religious visits to India and Japan.
Dates: 1930-1949

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

Seiju Hirakawa commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-058
Overview The commonplace book of Seiju Hirakawa inlcudes extracts of poetry and religious reflection on the occasion of the Hirakawa’s 50th wedding anniversary. Excerpts and quotations are arranged by topic, and cover topics such as friendship, teachers and pupils, self-expression, books, and pride. The volume also includes a personal reflection marriage, presumably written by Hirakawa.
Dates: Undated

"The Friends Mission in Japan 1885-1947"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-055
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the single volume of Tetsuko Kawahara's master's thesis, entitled "The Friends Mission in Japan: 1885-1947." The thesis was for the Graduate School of International Affairs at the University of Tsukuba. The manuscript features chapters on: Quakerism and Foreign Mission, the Friends Mission in Japan: the beginning 1885-1900, Social Orientation of Quakerism in a Changing World, and the Friends Mission in Japan: the Transformation 1900-1947.
Dates: 1981

Inazo Nitobe papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-140
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Inazo Nitobe, and includes two 5,000 Japanese yen notes; three letters, addressed to Anna Hartshorne, Anna Brown, and Henry Brown; and a postcard featuring a portrait photo of Inazo Nitobe.
Dates: 1890, 1897

Esther B. Rhoads collection on Quakers in Japan

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-156
Overview This collection is comprised of three folders of materials related to Quakers in Japan, and specifically focuses on information about Anna C. Hartshorne, an American Quaker, and Inazo Nitobe, a Japanese Quaker, collected by Esther B. Rhoades.
Dates: 1897-1935

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Akihito, Emperor of Japan 2
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Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 2
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Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 2
Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979 2
Tokyo Friends Center 2
American Peace Society of Japan 1
Bean family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bowles, Herbert E. 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Edward 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brinton, Ruthanna 1
Brinton, Yuki 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cox family 1
Cox, Alvin J., 1907- 1
Cox, Charles 1
Earlham College 1
Freund, Hans 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends' Centre (Shanghai, China) 1
Fry, Joan Mary 1
Guilford College 1
Haverford College 1
Hirakawa, Seiju 1
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan 1
Hobhouse, Stephen, 1881-1961 1
Honolulu Friends Meeting 1
Irie, Yukio 1
Iwao Frederick Ayusawa 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Japan Peace Society 1
Japan Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kawahara, Tetsuko 1
Koizumi, Shinzō, 1888-1966 1
Kraus, Hertha 1
Lachmund, Margarethe 1
MacArthur, Douglas 1
Miles, Catharine Cox 1
Miles, Walter K., 1914-1989 1
Mills College 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Japan Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Mission Board 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Japan Committee 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Sarton, May 1
Shipley family 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Takahashi, Tane, 1929- 1
Takeo, Arishima 1
United Nations Association 1
Vining, Elizabeth Gray 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Worcester, Dean C. (Dean Conant), 1866-1924 1
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