The largest part of these papers consist of 137 volumes of translations into English, mainly from Japanese, of published works on Japanese and other branches of Oriental art. Also in the papers are two bound volumes of letters from Japan written between 1897 and 1898 by Charles James Morse and his wife, Anne Perkins Woodbridge Morse.
David Ernest Apter papers, 1920-2002 (inclusive), 1951-1960 (bulk).
The materials include photographs documenting Sanrizuka Hantai Dōmei in Japan, 1979-1982.
Benajah Ticknor papers, 1818-1852.
A journal, 1846, documenting the Japan-Biddle Mission to conclude a commercial treaty with Japan.
John Fee Embree papers, 1926-1950.
Manuscripts and article reprints concerning Japanese ancestry and relocation.
David Andrew Hunter papers, 1942-1958.
Photographs of Japanese bunker and flags.
Leonard Bloomfield papers, 1909-1950.
Papers of a linguist. Included is an anonymous typescript, “Japanese Notes,” undated.