Meiji Japan (Adam Matthew Digital)

Meiji Japan (Adam Matthew Digital)
Presents digital copies of the papers Edward Sylvester Morse, one of the first Americans to live and work in Japan. The originals are held by the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum and include diaries, letters, research files, drawings, lecture notes, publications, scrapbooks, and manuscripts from the years 1856 to 1925. Short biographies of Morse’s correspondents and contemporaries, mostly Westerners, facilitate research.