22 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Japan--History.

  1. George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    60,000 items ; 137 containers ; 54.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons,...

  2. Philipp Franz von Siebold papers, 1609-1927

    20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.

  3. David Murray papers, 1866-1930

    250 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator. Mainly writings and notes by Murray on education and the history and culture of Japan based on Murray’s observations while superintending the educational reform of that country.

  4. Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001

    approximately 22,400 items ; 70 containers ; 38.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laurence Picken was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. In addition, there are manuscript and published scores for...

  5. Edward S. Crocker II and Lispenard Seabury Crocker papers, 1892-2003

    3,800 items ; 12 containers plus 2 oversize ; 5 linear feet ; 9 digital files (2.8 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Foreign service officer and his wife. Correspondence, films, photographs, memoranda from Tokyo Embassy prior to bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other papers related to postings, 1924-1941, in El Salvador, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, and Sweden, and family matters in New England and New York.

  6. Homer Sarasohn papers, 1936-2001

    800 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer and pioneer in industrial quality management. Correspondence, biographical material, course book, and miscellaneous articles written by Sarasohn and others concerning industrial quality management.

  7. Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955

    22,400 items ; 70 containers plus 5 oversize ; 21.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson’s diplomatic service in China, Australia, and the Far East.

  8. Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945

    400 items ; 5 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the...

  9. Moral Re-armament records, 1812-1991

    228,400 items ; 565 containers plus 27 oversize ; 244 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Worldwide movement dedicated to spiritual and ethical reawakening. Correspondence, subject files, financial records, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of Moral Re-armament. Includes papers of the...

  10. Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987

    14,200 items. 45 containers plus 1 classified. 18 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of United States Senate and foreign affairs consultant. Correspondence, agenda, reports and other writings, subject and travel files, bibliographies, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Valeo's career as an East Asian specialist, foreign affairs advisor, and secretary of the United States Senate.