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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Japan 3-3.1

Luís Fróis letters concerning Jesuit missionaries in Japan

Manuscript letters in English translation concerning Jesuit missionaries and their activities in Japan.

Dates

  • 1605

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Contains manuscript transcript letters in English translation, written primarily by Luís Fróis, concerning Jesuit missionaries and their activities in Japan; letters were originally written ca. 1595 and translated ca. 1605. Typescript transcript of letters available as MS Japan 3.1.

Biographical / Historical

Luís Fróis was a Jesuit missionary in Japan.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

47M-280. Gift of Dr. Ernest G. Stillman, New York, New York; received: 1948 March 30.
Title
Fróis, Luís, d. 1597. Luís Fróis letters concerning Jesuit missionaries in Japan, ca. 1605: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00972

Repository Details

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