Reports on Research Surveys by Year

October 5-16, 2011

The 2nd North America Survey (Morse Collection Survey)

Conducted by National Museum of Japanese History (Okubo, "Overseas Locations Survey Team (General Survey)")

Location surveyed: Peabody Essex Museum (U.S.A.)

Participants: Jun'ichi Kobayashi, Hiroshi Kurushima

Sketches in the original of Morse's diary were surveyed and photographed (approximately 1,000 items). Discussions were held regarding the future building of a Japan Collection database.

(Text: Kobayashi)