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Gordon Davis Gibson papers

Creator:
Gibson, Gordon D. (Gordon Davis), 1915-2007  Search this
Names:
Center for the Study of Man (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Lewis, Kepler-Morden African Expedition  Search this
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Museum of Man  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Expedition to Madagascar -- 1962  Search this
Estermann, Carlos  Search this
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002  Search this
Marshall, Lawrence Kennedy, 1898-1980  Search this
Mohun, Richard Dorsey  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858  Search this
Reining, Priscilla  Search this
Taunt, Emory H.  Search this
Tisdel, Willard P.  Search this
Verner, Samuel Phillips, 1873-1943  Search this
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Correspondent:
Adams, Robert McCormick (Americanist)  Search this
Bohannan, Paul James  Search this
Cavendish, Marian W.  Search this
Dibble, Charles  Search this
Doyle, David W.  Search this
Fenkykovi, J.J.  Search this
Gill, Lunda Hoyle  Search this
Hartley, G.W.  Search this
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978  Search this
O'Bryan, Deric  Search this
Robbins, Warren M.  Search this
Stanley, Jo Ann T.  Search this
Stone, Janet  Search this
Summers, Roger  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Thieme, Darius and Mimi  Search this
Trousdale, William  Search this
Turnbull, Colin  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wentzel, Volkmar Kurt, 1915-2006  Search this
Photographer:
Duggan-Cronin, A. M. (Alfred Martin), 1874-  Search this
Friedmann, Herbert, 1900-1987  Search this
Lewis, Ralph Kepler  Search this
Wentzel, Volkmar Kurt, 1915-2006  Search this
Extent:
95 Linear feet (154 document boxes, 1 manuscript folder, 63 card file boxes, 1 oversize box, plus 64 microfilm reels, 137 sound recordings, 3 map folders, and 3 sets of rolled maps )
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Bayei (African people)  Search this
Bushmen  Search this
Kuvale (African people)  Search this
Mbundu (African people)  Search this
Mbandieru (African people)  Search this
Keyu  Search this
Kongo (African people)  Search this
Herero (African people)  Search this
Himba (African people)  Search this
Hakawona  Search this
Diriku (African people)  Search this
Turkana  Search this
Tchavikwa  Search this
Suk (African people)  Search this
Suk  Search this
Ovambo (African people)  Search this
Nzima (African people)  Search this
Nyaneka (African people)  Search this
Ndongona (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Namibia
Botswana
Angola
Date:
1936-2007
Summary:
This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Gordon D. Gibson. The collection contains his correspondence, field notes, research files, museum records, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and maps.The bulk of the collection consists of Gibson's southwestern Africa research. This includes his field notes, film scripts, photographs, sound recordings, and grant proposals he wrote in support of his fieldwork in Botswana, Namibia, and Angola. In addition, the collection contains his research notes, maps, drafts, publications, and papers presented at conferences. While most of his research focused on the Herero and Himba, the collection also contains his research on the Ovambo and Okavango and other southwestern African groups. In the collection is a great deal of photocopies and microfilms of literature on southwestern African ethnic groups, many of which are in Portuguese and German and which he had translated for his files. He was also interested in African material culture, especially Central African headgear. His research on African caps is well-represented in the collection, and includes photos of caps at various museums, source materials, research notes, and textile samples of knots and loop work. Gibson's files as the curator of African ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History also make up a significant portion of the collection. Among these records are his files for the museum's Hall of African Cultures and other African exhibits; his files on the museum's African collections, early donors and collectors of the collections; his personnel files; documents relating to his committee work; department and museum memos; meeting minutes; and his records as head of the Old World Division and acting chair of the department. The collection also documents the efforts to establish the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Film Center, now the Human Studies Film Archives, as well as his work on the planning committee to establish the Museum of Man at the Smithsonian. Memos and minutes relating to the Smithsonian's Center for the Study of Man are also present in the collection. In addition to Gibson's field photos, the collection also contains African photos taken by others. Among these are Herbert Friedmann's photos of Kenya; Hausmann's Libya photos; photos by Ralph Kepler Lewis during the Morden Africa Expedition in Kenya; and photos by Lawrence Marshall, Volkmar Wentzel, Alfred Martin Duggan Cronin, and Father Carlos Estermann. There are also photos of the exhibit cases from the Hall of African Cultures; photos of Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian African artifacts; and copies of photographs he obtained from different archives, including the National Anthropological Archives. Other materials in the collection include his files as film reviews editor for the American Anthropologist during the 1960s and 70s and his activities in different organizations.
Arrangement:
Arranged into 19 series: (1) Correspondence, 1938-1998; (2) Southwestern Africa Research, 1951-2004; (3) Caps Research; (4) Nineteenth Century Collectors; (5) General Research Files; (6) Exhibits, 1959-2007; (7) Curatorial Files, 1936-1984; (8) National Anthropological Film Center, 1965-1983; (9) Museum of Man, 1952-1981 [bulk 1968-1981]; (10) Center for the Study of Man (1967-1979); (11) Writings, 1947-1981; (12) Organizations; (13) Daily Log, 1958-1983; (14) Personal Files ; (15) Card Files; (16) Photographs, circa 1904-1983 [bulk 1953-1983]; (17) Microfilm; (18) Maps; (19) Sound Recordings
Biographical Note:
Gordon D. Gibson (1915-2007) was trained at the University of Chicago (Ph.D., 1952) and joined the staff of the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology in 1958 as its curator of African ethnology. He served in that capacity until 1983. During the 1960s, he undertook a major renovation of the National Museum of Natural History's African exhibits, which had been on display since the 1920s. He developed the Hall of African Cultures, which opened in 1969 and remained on view until 1992. He was also instrumental in establishing the National Anthropological Film Center, now the Human Studies Film Archives. During his tenure, he also served as the first chairman of the Senate of Scientists of the National Museum of Natural History (1963-1964), chairman of the museum's photographic facilities committee (1968), member of the Center for the Study of Man, and member and chairman of the Department of Anthropology collections committee and its photographs records committee (1970s-1980s). He also had special interests in the department's library and processing lab. In 1980, he was chairman of a committee which studied the feasibility of establishing a Smithsonian Institution Museum of Man. Gibson held several offices and committee memberships with the Anthropological Society of Washington during the during the 1960s and 1970s and served as film review editor of the American Anthropologist. Gibson conducted fieldwork among the Herero and Himba in Botswana (1953, 1960-61), Namibia (1960-61, 1971-73), and Angola (1971-73). Articles produced from his field research include "Bridewealth and Other Forms of Exchange Among the Herero," "Double Descent and Its Correlates among the Herero of Ngamiland," "Herero Marriage," and "Himba Epochs." While in the field, he also filmed footage of the Herero, Himba, Zimba, and Kuvale. His edited films include Herero of Ngamiland (1953), Himba Wedding (1969), and The Himba (1972). In addition to the Herero and Himba, he also conducted research on the Okavango and Ovambo people. He edited and translated Carlos Estermann's Ethnography of Southwestern Angola (published in 3 volumes in 1976-81) and edited and contributed to The Kavango Peoples (1981). Gibson's research interests also included Central African headgear, coauthoring High Status Caps of the Kongo and Mbundu (1977) with Cecilia R. McGurk.
Related Materials:
Other materials relating to Gordon Gibson at the National Anthropological Archives can be found in the Records of the Department of Anthropology, Records of the Bureau of American Ethnology, and the Records of the American Anthropological Association.

The Human Studies Film Archives holds his films on the Herero, Himba, Kuvale, and Zimba.

The Smithsonian Institution Archives has materials relating to Gibson's work as the first chairman of the Senate of Scientists.
Provenance:
The papers of Gordon D. Gibson were received in three separate accessions. The first accession (comprised of correspondence; committee files; and materials relating to the Herbert Ward collection, the National Anthropological Film Center, the Center for the Study of Man, and the Museum of Man) was transferred to the National Anthropological Archives by Gibson after his retirement. A guide to this accession was created in 2001. An accretion (consisting of correspondence, fieldwork and research files, curatorial files, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and maps) was transferred to the archives by Gibson's family in 2007. His exhibition and museum specimen files were transferred to the archives in 2008 by the Department of Anthropology.
Restrictions:
The Gordon Davis Gibson papers are open for research. Access to the computer disks in the collection are restricted due to preservation concerns. The personnel files of Smithsonian staff have also been restricted.

Access to the Gordon Davis Gibson papers requires an appointment.
Topic:
Africa -- Ethnology  Search this
American Anthropologist -- film editor  Search this
Headwear -- Africa, Central  Search this
Exhibitions -- National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Gordon Davis Gibson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1984-13
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw379619042-2f6c-46c7-8819-45a504628089
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1984-13

MS 7145 Illustrated map and chart concerning Commodore Perry's landing at Uraga in Tokyo Bay

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Depicted:
Adams, Henry A., 1800-1869  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858  Search this
Extent:
1 Page (48 cm x 69 cm)
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Maps
Charts
Place:
Tokyo Bay -- Maps, Pictorial -- Japan
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
The document is divided into four parts. The lower left-hand portion shows two American "black boats," steamer-sail ships that were used by Perry. Annotations show the dimensions of the ships, the size of their crews, and other information. The rest of the lower portion is a map showing the region at which Perry landed, including the locations of Japanese defensive installations. A central strip through the document depicts "American sailors marching [to] Yokohama" and includes Commodore Perry and Commander Henry H. Adams. The upper portion of the document includes the names of lords of various fiefs belonging to Izu and Bōshū provinces together with their respective crests and the number of men they assigned to harbor defense units.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7145

NAA INV 10000001
Local Note:
Data and translations furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology, NMNH.
Black and white woodblock print, paper mounted, with cloth backing.
Topic:
United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Charts
Citation:
Manuscript 7145, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7145
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32201123d-662a-46cd-b1d3-45995dd28866
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7145

"The Japan Expedition of Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1852-1855" Exhibition

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1968
October 9, 1968
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1344]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372357

Around the World with the Smithsonian

Author:
Craig, William O  Search this
Subject:
Poey, Felipe 1799-1891  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Gilliss, J. M (James Melville) 1811-1865  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Rush, Richard 1780-1859  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Wilkes, Charles 1798-1877  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Goddard, Robert Hutchings 1882-1945  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Mann, William M. 1886-1960  Search this
Small, Lawrence M  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Smithsonian Seal  Search this
United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution General History  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Establishment of  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan, 1852-1854  Search this
National Institute  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Early History  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of International Activities  Search this
National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Expedition to the East Indies, 1937  Search this
Smithsonian Associates, The  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Arctic Studies Center  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Foreign Currency Program (FCP)  Search this
Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of International Relations  Search this
Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa (1926)  Search this
Amazonia Exhibit  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages : 142
Date:
2004
Topic:
Smithson Bequest  Search this
Seals (Numismatics)  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Wright Brothers  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics)  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
International Activities  Search this
Latin America--Research  Search this
Publisher:
Coral Springs, FL : Llumina Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11389

Ships, Seas, and Scientists: U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the Nineteenth Century

Author:
Ponko, Vincent, Jr  Search this
Subject:
Gibbon, Lardner  Search this
Herndon, William Lewis  Search this
Wilkes, Charles 1798-1877  Search this
Lynch, William F  Search this
Maury, Matthew Fontaine  Search this
Gilliss, J. M (James Melville) 1811-1865  Search this
Page, Thomas J  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Strain, Isaac G. 1821-1857  Search this
Franklin, John  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Glynn, James  Search this
Ringgold, Cadwalader 1802-1867  Search this
Herndon-Gibbon Expedition to the Amazon, 1851-1852  Search this
Page Expedition to the Rio Paraguay and Rio de la Plata, 1853-1856  Search this
Lynch Expedition to the Dead Sea and River Jordan, 1847-1849  Search this
United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
United States Dept. of the Navy  Search this
Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere 1846-1852  Search this
Place:
Africa, West
South America
Antarctica
China Sea
China
Japan
Bering Sea
Israel
Brazil
Arctic regions
North Pacific Ocean
Date:
1974
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Naval history  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Publisher:
Annapolis Naval Institute Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3417

Artifacts of Diplomacy: Smithsonian Collections from Commodore Matthew Perry's Japan Expedition (1853-1854)

Author:
Houchins, Chang-su  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan, 1852-1854  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Place:
Japan
Japanese
Date:
1995
Topic:
Perry Collection  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Anthropology--Asian  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Diplomacy  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3672

"In Behalf of the Science of the Country": The Smithsonian and the U.S. Navy in the North Pacific in the 1850's

Author:
Rothenberg, Marc 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to the North Pacific  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan, 1852-1854  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Japan-U.S. Treaty of Amity and Commerce  Search this
United States Dept. of the Navy  Search this
Physical description:
pp. 301-307
Place:
North Pacific Ocean
Japan
Date:
1998
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3692

Breaking open Japan : Commodore Perry, Lord Abe, and American imperialism in 1853 / George Feifer

Author:
Feifer, George  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858 Travel  Search this
Abe, Masahiro 1819-1857  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 389 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
2006
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_810722

Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan : performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the Government of the United States / compiled from the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and his officers, at his request, and under his supervision, by Francis L. Hawks ; with numerous illustrations ; published by order of the Congress of the United States

Title:
Expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan DSI
Expedition to the China Seas and Japan DSI
United States Japan expedition by Com. M.C. Perry DSI
United States Japan expedition by Com. M.C. Perry
Author:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Hawks, Francis L (Francis Lister) 1798-1866  Search this
Jones, George 1800-1870  Search this
United States Navy Department  Search this
Comp:
Lilly, Lambert 1798-1866  Search this
Possible former owner:
Temple, William G (William Grenville) 1824-1894 DSI  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858 Travel  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., [137] leaves of plates (7 folded) : ill. (lithographs, wood engravings), charts, maps, ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Japan
China Sea
United States
Date:
1856
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
DS809 .P46 1856
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_903675

U.S. Japan Expedition Commodore Matthew C. Perry - (1852-1854)

Record type:
Expedition name
Place:
Japan
Date Range:
1852 - 1854
Topic:
Botany  Search this
See more records related to participants:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858
Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884
Morrow, James, 1820-1865
See more records related to this expedition:
U.S. Japan Expedition Commodore Matthew C. Perry - (1852-1854)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_exp_fbr_EACE0029

Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan : performed in the years 1852, 1853, and l854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the government of the United States

Author:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Hawks, Francis L (Francis Lister) 1798-1866  Search this
Green, Daniel S  Search this
Morrow, Joseph  Search this
Jones, George 1800-1870  Search this
Taylor, Bayard 1825-1878  Search this
West, G.R  Search this
Boyle, Junius J  Search this
Abbot, Joel 1793-1855  Search this
Bache, B.F  Search this
Cassin, John 1813-1869  Search this
Brevoort, James Carson 1818-1887  Search this
Jay, John C. (John Clarkson) 1808-1891  Search this
Redfield, W. C.. (William C.) 1789-1857  Search this
Bent, Silas 1820-1887  Search this
United States Treaties, etc. Japan  Search this
Japan Treaties, etc. United States  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. : 165 ill. (lithographs and woodcuts), maps, charts, facsims. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
1856
Topic:
United States Naval Expedition to Japan, 1852-1854  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Exploring expeditions  Search this
Call number:
915.2 .P45
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_861664

Curating American history abroad : In the footsteps of Perry : the Smithsonian goes to Japan / Steven Lubar

Title:
In the footsteps of Perry: the Smithsonian goes to Japan
Author:
Lubar, Steven D  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Physical description:
p.25-59 : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Japan
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Civilization  Search this
Relations  Search this
Call number:
E169.1 .L83 1995a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_801749

Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan : performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M. C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the Government of the United States / compiled from the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and his officers, at his request, and under his supervision, by Francis L. Hawks

Author:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Hawks, Francis L (Francis Lister) 1798-1866  Search this
Jones, George 1800-1870  Search this
Subject:
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. : ill., charts, facsims., maps ; 29 cm. + portfolio ([14] folded leaves : maps)
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
1967
1856
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS809 .P4 1967
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_872512

Kurofune ga mita bakumatsu Nihon : Tokugawa Yoshinobu to Perī no jidai = Yankees in the land of the Gods : [Commodore Perry and the opening of Japan] / Pītā Būsu Wairī ; Kōrogi Ichirō shippitsu kyōryoku, yaku

Title:
黒船か見た幕末日本 : 徳川慶喜とヘリ-の時代 = Yankees in the land of Gods : [Commodore Perry and the opening of Japan] / ヒ-タ-・フ-ス・ワイリ- ; 與梠一郎執筆協力・訳
Author:
Wiley, Peter Booth  Search this
Kōrogi, Ichirō 1959-  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 415 p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Japan
Date:
1998
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
DS881.8 .W5514 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_892706

Yankees in the land of the gods : Commodore Perry and the opening of Japan / Peter Booth Wiley with Korogi Ichiro

Author:
Wiley, Peter Booth  Search this
Ichiro, Korogi  Search this
Korogi, Ichiro  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 578 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
1990
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
DS881.8 .W55 1990
DS881.8.W55 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_405748

Documents and facts illustrating the origin of the mission to Japan : authorized by government of the United States, May 10th, 1851 : and which finally resulted in the treaty concluded by Commodore M.C. Perry, U.S. Navy, with the Japanese commissioners at Kanagawa, Bay of Yedo, on the 31st March, 1854 ... / by Aaron Haight Palmer

Author:
Palmer, Aaron Haight b. ca. 1782  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Subject:
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
22 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1857
Call number:
QE171 .R42 1857
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_455159

Artifacts of diplomacy : Smithsonian collections from Commodore Matthew Perry's Japan Expedition (1853-1854) / Chang-su Houchins

Author:
Houchins, Chang-su  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858 Ethnological collections  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology Ethnological collections  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 155 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Japan
Date:
1995
Topic:
Ethnological museums and collections  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
GN36.U62 W317 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_483542

Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M. C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the government of the United States. Comp. from the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry ... by Francis L. Hawks. With numerous illus. Pub. by order of the Congress of the United States

Author:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Lilly, Lambert 1798-1866  Search this
Subject:
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. illus., plates (part col.) maps (part fold.) 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
1856
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DS809 .P45Z 1856
DS809.P45Z 1856
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_364038

Birds of Japan / painted by members of the Perry Japan expedition

Author:
Patterson, H  Search this
Peters, W. T  Search this
Taylor, Bayard 1825-1878  Search this
Heine, Wilhelm 1827-1885  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858 Japan expedition, 1852- 1854  Search this
Physical description:
1 portfolio (34 water color paintings, 4 lithographs) : col. ill. ; 37 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Japan
Date:
1852
1852-1854
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Call number:
MSS1650 B
MSS 1650 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_393343

Message of the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the Secretary of the Navy, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of December 6, 1854, calling for correspondence, &c., relative to the naval expedition to Japan

Title:
Correspondence relative to the naval expedition to Japan
Author:
United States Navy  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
United States President (1853-1857 : Pierce)  Search this
Subject:
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
195 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
1855
1855?]
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
DS809.P5 U5 1855
508.3P464
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_210730

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