MS 3618 Comparison between the Wintun and Japanese languages
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Letter to Major J. W. Powell.
George W. Nace Papers
These records consist of photographs, most of which are of Japanese ships and submarines in the Yokosuka Harbor in Japan, which were taken in 1945; while others document his work in the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. Additional materials include a list of his public appearances from …
MS 7323 True view of the Rakanji temple in the Province of Buzen
Map shows topographical features and various temple structures and monastaries, including the Buddha figures carved on mountain cliffs. There is also a handwritten poem in Chinese ideographs, perhaps by a Buddhist devotee, signed Issen dōnin and dated Hōreki kino-to-u (the year of the hare during the Hōreki period [1757-1763]).
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden." This documentary was produced in 1992 by Executive Producers Paul B. Johnson and Toshio Murayama; Senior Producer Laura T. Schneider; and Co-producer John W. Hiller in association with Kajima Kensetsu Kabushiki Kaisha and …
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 …
Anthony Lanza World War II Letters and Photographs
Lanza, Anthony, 1925-1995
World War II personal papers, photographs, and printed material of Anthony R. Lanza, who served in the U.S. Army in Japan between 1944 and 1946.
Yamada Diary Collection
This collection consists of a Japanese World War II diary (1943-1944); two small pocket calendars/notebooks; a small black and white photograph showing mountainous scenery; and a post card.
MS 7419 A panoramic view of the celebrated Eighteen Mountains from the most popular Asama-yama Inn at Ise
The maps shows the scenis Ise area which is comprised of the sea coast of Shima peninsula and Ago Bay, now called Ise Shima Kokuritsu Kōen (National Park). Prominently identified are the celebrated mountains and Shinto shrines, including Naiku, the most venerated of all Ise Shirnes. It is said to …
MS 1988-28 Two Japanese woodblock prints
This collection is comprised of two color woodblock print Japanese maps from circa 1868. The first map (13x 35 inches) is entitled "Ōshu Matsushima Shiogama z̲e̲n̲z̲u̲" and depicts Matsushima-Shiogama in Miyagi Prefecture circa 1806. An English caption title reads "Matsushima (about 130 years ago - 1806)" and is affixed on the lower margin of the backing. The …