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Society of Friends -- Japan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

"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

Lewis Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1010
Overview Papers of the midwest Quaker Lewis Family, which included Enoch Lewis, M.D. and his brother Jehu Lewis, M.D. and Enoch Lewis' daughter, Alice Lewis Pearson, an educational missionary in Japan in the 20th century.
Dates: 1853 - 1960

Manuscript, 1973

 File — Box 31, Folder: 2
Scope and Content note Sections of a book, entitled Valiant Odyssey by Herbert Nicholson, edited by Michi Weglyn and Betty E. Mitson.
Dates: 1973

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

Esther B. Rhoads papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (evacuation and relocation). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts, pamphlets,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

Elizabeth Gray Vining papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1141
Abstract Elizabeth Gray Vining (1902-1999) was an author of children’s books and served as the tutor to the crown prince of Japan, Akihito, from 1946 to 1950. The collection consists of correspondence, materials regarding books authored by Vining, articles, lectures and addresses, photographs, and information documenting her and her family's lives.
Dates: 1897-1989

Vol. 3 Views of Friends' Mission, Tokyo, Japan, Undated

 Item
Scope and Content note This volume is composed of photographs from the Friends' Mission in Tokyo, Japan. Included are photographs of the Friends' Girls' school, teacher's residences, teachers and students, views of Tokyo, classes of Sunday school children, and classes of calisthenics, flower arrangement, Koto (traditional Japanese instrument). One photograph of Caucasion missionaries is labeled with the folowing names: G. Bowles, A.G. Lewis, I.E. Taber, William T. Ellis, and S. Ellis.
Dates: Undated