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Iwao Frederick Ayusawa papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-969
Abstract

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa (1894-1972) spent much of his life working with the International Labor Organization, and later served as a faculty member of the International Christian University in Japan. The collection consists primarily of personal letters, speaking of his belief in pacifism and his work in Geneva and Japan.

Dates: 1918-1964

Inazo Nitobe papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-140
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Inazo Nitobe, and includes two 5,000 Japanese yen notes; three letters, addressed to Anna Hartshorne, Anna Brown, and Henry Brown; and a postcard featuring a portrait photo of Inazo Nitobe.

Dates: 1890, 1897

Esther B. Rhoads collection on Quakers in Japan

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-156
Overview

This collection is comprised of three folders of materials related to Quakers in Japan, and specifically focuses on information about Anna C. Hartshorne, an American Quaker, and Inazo Nitobe, a Japanese Quaker, collected by Esther B. Rhoades.

Dates: 1897-1935

Esther B. Rhoads papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (forced removal and incarceration). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

Elizabeth Gray Vining papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1141
Abstract

Elizabeth Gray Vining (1902-1999) was an author of children’s books and served as the tutor to the crown prince of Japan, Akihito, from 1946 to 1950. The collection consists of correspondence, materials regarding books authored by Vining, articles, lectures and addresses, photographs, and information documenting her and her family's lives.

Dates: 1897-1989

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