Found 3 collections related to United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)

Blue, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 324
.31 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
The U.S. Sloop of War Vandalia set sail on February 14, 1853 and joined Commodore Matthew C. Perry's East Indies Squadron. She was present at Perry's historic entrance into Tokyo Bay on February 13, 1854 and in 1855 helped to protect American... more
Sproston, John Glendy, 1828-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2852
.33 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection consists of two volumes, with journals kept by J. Glendy Sproston of the U. S. Navy aboard various ships, including the Macedonian, commanded by Captain Abbott and attached to the Perry Expedition to Japan. The journals date from... more
Macedonian (Sloop of war : 1852-1875)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3063
.29 linear feet (1 volume)
These three logbooks were kept on board the U.S.S. Macedonian during a trip from New York to Japan between February 1853 and May 1855. Two were kept by John R. C. Lewis and the third was kept by Lawrence F. Lewis. The Macedonian was one of the... more