Asakawa, Kanʾichi, 1873-1948

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Kan'ichi Asakawa was born in Nihommatsu, Japan, on December 20, 1873. He graduated from Waseda University (B.L., 1895), Dartmouth College (B.L., 1899), and Yale University (Ph.D., 1902). He taught Japanese history at Yale (1906-1942, professor emeritus, 1942-1948), and served as curator of Chinese and Japanese Collections (1907-1948). Asakawa wrote several books and articles on Japanese history. He died in West Wardsboro, Vermont, on August 11, 1948.

From the guide to the Kan'ichi Asakawa papers, 1894-1994, 1894-1955, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Kanʼichi Asakawa was born in Nihommatsu, Japan, on December 20, 1873. He graduated from Waseda University (B.L., 1895), Dartmouth College (B.L., 1899), and Yale University (Ph.D., 1902). He taught Japanese history at Yale (1906-1942, professor emeritus, 1942-1948), and served as curator of Chinese and Japanese Collections (1907-1948). Asakawa wrote several books and articles on Japanese history. He died in West Wardsboro, Vermont, on August 11, 1948.

From the description of Kanʼichi Asakawa papers, 1894-1994 (inclusive), 1894-1955 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702198924

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referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Kan'ichi Asakawa papers, 1894-1994, 1894-1955 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Beach, Ella, d. 1938. Beach family papers, 1811-1962 (bulk 1833-1933). Library of Congress
referencedIn Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960, 1892-1958 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Charles McLean Andrews papers, 1723-1967 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Albert Galloway Keller papers, 1888-1956 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943. Charles McLean Andrews papers, 1723-1967 (inclusive), 1885-1956 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Andrew Keogh papers, 1898-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Asakawa, Kanʼichi, 1873-1948. 880-02 [Beikoku Gikai Toshokan Sakanishi shiryō. Asakawa Kanʼichi shokan]. Library of Congress, RCCD CJK
referencedIn Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960 (inclusive), 1892-1958 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Keller, Albert Galloway, 1874-1956. Albert Galloway Keller papers, 1888-1956 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Farnam family. Farnam family papers, 1721-2002 (inclusive), 1850-1937 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Asakawa, Kanʼichi, 1873-1948. Kanʼichi Asakawa papers, 1894-1994 (inclusive), 1894-1955 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Asakawa, Kanʼichi, 1873-1948. 880-01 [Beikoku Gikai Toshokan Sakanishi shiryō. Bunrui oyobi mokurokuhō, narabini toshokangaku kankei]. Library of Congress, RCCD CJK
creatorOf Library of Congress. Letter of credit given to Dr. Kan'ichi Asakawa on the development of Japanese collection by the Librarian of Congress, Herbert Putnam, 1906 Jan 18 [Washington, D.C.]. National Diet Library
referencedIn Arthur Twining Hadley, president of Yale University, records, 1899-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Farnam family papers, 1721-1941 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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Wardsboro VT US
Nihonmatsu 08 JP
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Birth 1873-12-20

Death 1948-08-10

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