4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Japan--Social life and customs.

  1. 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.

  2. Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973

    4,500 items ; 39 containers ; 16.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and foreign correspondent. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material relating chiefly to Bonsal's career as a journalist and as foreign correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Times.

  3. Frances Hawks Cameron Burnett papers, 1818-1936

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

    Summary:

    Author, poet, and wife of Charles Burnett, United States military attaché in Japan. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, poems and other writings in Japanese, newspaper clippings, printed materials, drawings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Burnett's associations and activities in Japan. Documents the founding of the Nippon Jindo Kai (Japan Humane Society), Burnett's work with the...

  4. Clara A. Whitney papers, 1872-1975

    75 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diaries reflecting Whitney's life in Japan with her parents, American educators William C. Whitney and Anna L. Whitney, detailing Japanese social life and customs and the Whitney’s travels through Europe and Asia. Includes writings and other material relating to her family and to the household of her father-in-law, Japanese naval officer Katsu Kaishū.