Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Pineau, Roger, 1916-1993
Roger Pineau Papers, 1966-1985
Roger Pineau was the Managing Editor of the Smithsonian Institution (SI) Press and an officer (retired) of the U.S. Navy. The Pineau Papers contain documentation on his curatorship of the Smithsonian exhibition "The Japan Expedition of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, 1852-1854," held at the National Museum of Natural History in November-December 1968, and Pineau's editorship of the publication of Perry's journals from the expedition, The Japan Expedition, 1852-1854: The Personal Journal of Commodore Matthew C. Perry (SI Press, 1968).
This accession contains copies of original Commodore Perry correspondence and journals, loan files concerning objects on loan for the exhibition, research files on Perry and the Japan Expedition, research files relating to public and private sources of Perry archival materials, and publication production files.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1856
- Pineau, Roger, 1916-1993
- Smithsonian Instutiton. Press
- The Japan Expedition of Commodore Matthew C. Perry (Exhibition) (1968: Washington, D.C.)
- Japan Expedition, 1852-1854: The Personal Journal of Commodore Matthew C. Perry (Monograph)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 89-010, Roger Pineau Papers