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Japan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

William C. Allen diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.
Dates: 1904-1937

Takeo Arishima correspondence

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Louise K. Clement Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-061
Overview Louise K. Clement was an avid photographer who captured foreign landscapes and peoples, urban and idllyic settings, and portraits of people of all ages from approximately 1914-1946.
Dates: 1914 - 1946

"The Friends Mission in Japan 1885-1947"

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-161
Overview This collection includes correspondence from when Edith Forsythe Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a birthday album, and teaching certificiates, among other materials.
Dates: 1910-1952

Elizabeth Gray Vining letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-186
Overview This collection contains correspondence from Elizabeth Vining to Charlotte, Alfred, and Ellen Oppler.
Dates: 1968-1982