- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
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- Collection History
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- Janes, Leroy Lansing
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Leroy Lansing Janes Papers
- Manuscripts Division
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- 24 boxes and 14.2 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Boxes 1-23; 15A
Consists of works, letters, photographs, and printed matter of Leroy Lansing Janes, a teacher at the Kumamoto Yogakko (Kumamoto School for Western Learning) in Japan (1871-1876).
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of works, letters, photographs, and printed matter of Janes, a teacher at the Kumamoto Yogakko (Kumamoto School for Western Learning) in Japan (1871-1876). The collection contains his religious, historical, educational, and literary articles as well as letters written by Janes to his family. The photographs include pictures of Janes's family and scenes of Nara, Nikko, Kumamoto, and other Japanese cities.
Series: Personal Letters; Religious Articles; Educational, Historical, and Autobiographical Articles and Materials; Literary Articles; Photographs (These include a photo album and six flat boxes of Meiji photographs, nos. 13, 18-23); Personal Collections.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Janes, Leroy Lansing
Janes was a teacher at the Kumamoto Yogakko (Kumamoto School for Western Learning) in Japan (1871-1876).
Gift of Miss Iris Janes.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information:
Folder inventory prepared by Gregory Kohles '13 in 2011.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Other Finding Aids:
A checklist is available.
- Credit this material:
Leroy Lansing Janes Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Subject Terms:
- Education -- Japan -- 19th century.
- Genre Terms:
Educators -- Japan.
- Kumamoto-shi (Japan) -- Photographs.
Kumamoto-shi (Japan) -- Schools -- 19th century.
Kumamoto-shi (Japan) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Nara-shi (Japan) -- Photographs.
Nikko-shi (Japan) -- Photographs.