From Harvard collection

Attributed to Kaikei
(active c. 1183 - 1236)
Left Hand of a Colossal Amitâbha Buddha (Amida Nyorai)

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Digital Archive of Japan's 2011 Disasters maintained by Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Save MLAK 博物館・美術館・図書館・文書館・公民館の震災被災・救援情報 Portal for Museum, Library, Archives, and Kominkan dealing with the aftermath of the Earthquake/Tsunami on March 11, 2011.

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Harvard resources

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HOLLIS Classic: able to search using "phrase", call number, and non-Roman characters.

OASIS (Online Archival Search Information System): finding aids for archival and manuscript collections.

VIA (Visual Information Access): a catalog to images owned by Harvard, dose not incude original characters.

A Directory to Photographs at Harvard

Harvard Art Museum Collections

 A Selection of Web-Accessible Collections : including Yenching's Hedda Morrison photo collection.

Open Collections program: virtual collections of thematically linked material selected from numerous Harvard repositories

Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH): A central, open access repository for the scholarly output of faculty and the broader research community at Harvard.

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Kuniko Yamada McVey  Librarian for the Japanese Collection  voice: 617-495-3395

Harvard-Yenching Library

For beyond Medieval Japan: Research Guide for Japanese Studeis


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