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Archives & Manuscripts

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
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of six volumes of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from the 1904-1937. Three volumes of the collection were handwritten, and the remaining three were typed by Allen. While the diaries in this collection cover a wide range of topics, entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs in each location Allen visited. In addition, Allen describes Quaker meetings he lead, and religious and political...

Takeo Arishima correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, and a single portrait photograph of him.

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-008
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Iwao Frederick Ayusawa.

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...

Louise K. Clement Photographs

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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.

Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-161
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence while Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a birthday album, teaching certificiates, among other materials.

"The Friends Mission in Japan 1885-1947"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-055
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of Tetsuko Kawahara's M.A. 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.

Inazo Nitobe papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-140
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Inazo Nitobe, and includes two 5,000 yen Japanese notes, three letters, addressed to: Anna Hartshorne, Anna Brown, and Henry Brown, as well as a postcard featuring a portrait photo of Inazo Nitobe.

Esther B. Rhoads collection on Quakers in Japan

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-156
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three folders of materials related to Quakers in Japan, and specifically focuses on the American Quaker, Anna C. Hartshorne, and the Japanese Quaker, Inazo Nitobe, collected by Esther B. Rhoades. The collection includes mainly Nitobe's correspondence, but also includes photographs of various members of the Hartshorne family, as well as members of Inazo Nitobe's family.

Elizabeth Gray Vining letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-186
Scope and Content note This collection contains correspondence from Elizabeth Vining to Charlotte, Alfred, and Ellen Oppler. If a letter has the original envelope, the envelope is found immediately behind the letter. There is one envelope from December 12, 1969 that does not appear to have a corresponding letter.