Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid for the Henri C.J. Heusken Papers, 1855-1861
View entire collection guide What's This?
Search this collection
Table of contents What's This?

Container List

Box 1

Holograph manuscript diary, October 25, 1855-January 8, 1861.

Physical Description: (384 pp.).

Scope and Content Note

  • Written by Heusken and entitled Mémoires de Voyage, illlustrated with 37 original ink wash vignettes by the author.
  • Diary is account of author's voyage to and sojourn in Siam, and later in Japan, as secretary and interpreter to Townsend Harris, first U.S. Consul General to Japan.
Box 1

Record print reproduction of above-mentioned Diary.

Box 1

Henry C.J. Heusken, Interpreter to the First American Consular and Diplomatic Posts in Japan, by Richard S. Patterson.


(In American Foreign Service Journal, July 1947, vol.24 no.7, pp.14-15, 50-55.)
Record prints of original in Library of the University of Southern California.