Material relating to the Orient (primarily Japan), its philosophy, art, way of life, history, government, etc. Includes mss.
of books, letters, memos and reports. The typescripts of the Papers of Eli T. Sheppard form the bulk of the material. The
Warden volume is a general history of consular establishments which belonged to Mr. Sheppard, ca. 1877 - 1923.
Eli T. Sheppard, whose papers form a large portion of this collection, was a diplomat and lawyer; American consul at Tientsin,
China (1871-1876) and advisor in international law to Japanese foreign office (1876-1880).
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain
permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.