George Kroto Lantern Slide Collection
Ikeda, Kametaro, 1862-1915
Handcolored stereopticon slides of Japan at the beginning of the 20th century. Images includes: place views, temples, tea houses, government buildings, domestic architecture, sculpture, landscapes, market scenes, women, Samurai warriors, wrestlers, Shinto and Buddhist priests, lantern makers, and workmen winding silk. Cities depicted include: Kamakura, Kyoto, Yamanaka, Yokohama, and others. The …
MS 7051 Tape recordings and partial transcript of urgent anthropology sessions at VIIIth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995
Transcription of afternoon discussion only.
William Helfand Phone Card Collection
A collection of cards advertising telephone sex purveyors in New York, New York; London, United Kingdom; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Tokyo, Japan, and other countries.
Yegi-Honten photographs relating to the Japanese Red Cross Society of Tokyo
Photographs relating to the Japanese Red Cross Society (Nihon Sekijūjisha) of Tokyo, Japan, used in an exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1904. It includes images of the Hakuai Maru, a Red Cross Hospital ship; Japanese Red Cross Society relief staff aboard the ship; the Tokyo …
World War II Japanese Bombing Collection
This collection includes leaflets, photos and reports relating to the United States bombing missions, both conventional and atomic, against Japan during 1945. Included are propaganda leaflets dropped by the United States over Japanese cities warning of bombings, including English translations of the leaflets. There is also a formerly restricted comment on …
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
Assembled by collectors Dr. Henry D. Rosin and Nancy Rosin to document nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century photography of Japan. Includes albumen prints, portions handcolored, some signed and numbered in the negative. Taken by photographers Felice Beato (b. ca. 1825), Baron Raimon von Stillfried (1938-1911), Kusakabe Kimbei (active 1880s), Ueno Hikoma (1838-1904), Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) and …
Oral history interview with Kenzo Okada
Interview of Kenzo Okada conducted 1968 November 22, by Forrest Selvig, for the Archives of American Art.
MS 7160 Gazetteer tear sheet
Entries include Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, Osaka, Sakai, and Tōkaidō (regions of the Eastern Ocean). Also refers to road extending from Kyoto to Tokyo and passing through provinces bordering on the Pacific Ocean.
MS 7163 Reproduction of portion of Scenes from the Theaters and the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarters
The collection consists of a reproduction of a portion of painting by Moronobu. The original painting is on a 7-meter-long scroll and depicts various scenes from theaters and the Yoshiwara pleasure quarters is Edo (Tokyo). The print shows actors on the stage and members of the audience. Some of the …
NOTSNIK Videotape and Hiroshima Photographs
This collection consists of two groups of material from United States Navy pilot S. Joel Premselaar (b. 1920); the first group contains predominantly aerial and ground photographs of Ground Zero at Hiroshima, Japan, taken by Premselaar in early 1946; the second group consists primarily of one VHS videotape reproducing films from 1958-1962 documenting Project Pilot (NOTSNIK, NOTS-EV-1), Project Caleb (NOTS-EV-2), and Satellite Interceptor Project (SIP) rockets.