MS 7351 Pilgrims' temple cards
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7351
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Multiple languages
In
Japanese
using
Chinese
ideographs.
Physical Description:
42 Sheets
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The cards include the names of individual or group visitors or shop signs, along with place names (cities and districts).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
"On the walls, doors, pillars, and ceiling of many [Buddhist] temples are pasted pieces of paper bearing the names of visitors . . . and as those placing temple cards became numerous, they vied to place them at higher or better places . . .." (Joya Moku, Things Japanese, 1958, pages 613-14.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7351
NAA INV 08824800

Local Note
Local Note
Data furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology.
Local Note
Mulberry paper

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7351, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the artifactual collection by Chang-su Houchins, August 1983.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Buddhism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese -- Religion Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. National Museum of Natural History -- Exhibits Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/