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1879 Mar. 26

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman, Yedo, Japan to Joseph Lesley, Esq.

Tokyo (Japan) - Lyman responds to three letters from Mr. Lesley. He recommends styles and materials of Japanese cornice carvings for the house Mr. Lesley is building in Bryn Mawr, and details the layout and renovations of his own house. The letter also includes an extensive description of a packet of enclosed sketches.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1875

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Imado, Yedo

Edo (Japan) - View of man standing on a path along a river in Tokyo with various buildings lining the opposite shore; identified on back as Imado.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1958 Apr. 25

Nihon R?d? Kumiai S?hy?gikai

Sohyo news no. 124

Tokyo (Japan) - Contents include articles on: May Day wishes from the General Council of Trade Unions of Japan, appeals against nuclear weapons, fights for minimum wage, a meeting of the expanded directors, the presentation of an arbitration award to the Council of Public Enterprise Workers' Unions, a strike by the Japan Teachers' Union, the strike tactics of the Council of Private Railway Emp... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

A world search for democracy

United States - Draft manuscript of unpublished book comparing the political philosophies of fascism, communism and democracy. It is told through the correspondence between a college professor at a small, southern, black college and a female friend at home as he visits Europe, Germany, Russia, China, Japan, and Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1882

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Yesso traced from a rough Japanese sketch map of about 1861

Japan - Small map illustrating the boundary of the geological work of 1873. Inscriptions note the scale of the map, and the size of the area pictured.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1983 Feb. 4

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Philippe Chatrier

Japan - Concerning Donald Dell selling French Open television rights in Japan for the next five years, a "flagrant breach of his contract" with Chatrier.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1959

W. E. B. Du Bois place card

Japan - Visiting card exhibiting Japanese brushstroke, with W. E. B. Du Bois's name scripted on verso.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1875

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Yoshiwara district, Yedo

Edo (Japan) - View of Yoshiwara, a red-light district in Edo (now Tokyo).

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1880

Ainu village

Ishikari-shi (Japan) - Bird's-eye view of an Ainu village; the village encompasses several dwellings. Another description indicates scene is of Mijoohooji oil wells in Echigo.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1875

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

View of house in Japan

Japan - Bird's-eye view of a house and the surrounding countryside in Japan; identified as "Godfrey's House" on back.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers