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Creators:
Japanese Imperial Aviation Association
Dates:
bulk 1936
Size:
0.49 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of a 5.5 inch by 7.5 inch Japanese Aviation Vocabulary Reference Book, published in 1936 by the Japanese Imperial Aviation Association. This particular book was stamped as belonging to the Japanese Army Aviation Technology Research Office.

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Creators:
Strange, Edward Fairbrother, 1862-1929
Dates:
undated
Size:
600 Items (illustrations)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2008.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Over 600 illustrations of Japanese prints, with the artists' names, subjects, date of sale, name of collection, etc., noted on the reverse of each illustration. Arranged and mounted in four boxes.

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Creators:
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953
Dates:
circa 1945-1953
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.kuniyasa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Yasuo Kuniyoshi photographs of artwork measure 1.0 linear feet and date from circa 1945 to 1953. This collection contains 54 glass plate negatives and corresponding copy prints depicting artwork by Yasuo Kuniyoshi. A cross reference number has been provided to match copy prints with glass plate negatives within the collection, as glass plate ne...

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Creators:
Yegi-Honten studio
Dates:
circa 1904
Size:
5 Mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 headquarters of the Red Cross Societ...

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Creators:
Blake, Rosanna
Dates:
circa 1880-1900
Size:
38 Mounted prints (albumen, carte-de-visite)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2004-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs (cartes de visite) depicting Japanese people, villages, cities, and dwellings. Many of the prints are hand colored and some of them are stamped "M. Gillet Gill," possibly a reference to Martin Gillett Gill, a tea merchant in Baltimore in 1880. He may have originally purchased or collected the photographs.

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Creators:
Faris, Lafayette
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
August 18, 1893
Size:
8 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3618
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Letter to Major J. W. Powell.

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Creators:
Hōdō Takashima, Japanese
Tsuyao Segawa, Japanese
Dates:
1859
Size:
1 Page (51 cm x 53 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7155
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is an illustrated road map. It shows a "black ship" in the harbor and other types of watercraft. Colors indicate dwellings, fields, shrines, temples, and adjacent villages. An English label includes a brief note about Yokohama.

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Creators:
Mikesh, Robert C.
Dates:
1860-1988
bulk 1945-1983
Size:
1.51 Cubic feet (3 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0558
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection was gathered by National Air and Space Museum curator Robert C. Mikesh for his publication on this subject, "Japan's World War II Balloon Bomb Attacks on North America." The collection consists of the following: magazine and newspaper articles on the Japanese balloons; manuscripts and independent articles; 83 photos Mr. Mikesh used ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, design, funding, and installation of exhibitions. The records were created and maintained by Ann Yonemura, Assistant Curator of Japanese Art and, beginning in 1990, Associate Curator of Japanese Art. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Ancient Japan" and "Yokohama: ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art
Dates:
1953-2000
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-310
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Harold P. Stern, assistant in research, 1951-1958; Associate Curator, 1958-1961; Curator of Japanese Art, 1961-1962; Acting Assistant Director, 1962; Assistant Director, 1963-1971; and Director, 1971-1977; and Ann Yonemura, Museum Specialist, 1976-1979; Assistant ...

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