This collection consists primarily of ukiyo-e woodblock prints. It also includes a few examples of the mingei (folk art) and sosaku hanga ("creative prints") movements of the early 20th century. The bulk of the ukiyo-e prints are by Ando Hiroshige; other notable artists include Katsushika Hokusai, Katsukawa Shunko, Kitagawa Utamaro, and Isoda Koryusai.
Collection of Japanese Art slides consisting of the following sub-collections: (701-1) Art Treasures from Japan (Los Angeles County Museum, 1965-66 Exhibition), (701-2) Arts of Japan Slide Sets, Bijutsu shuppansha, (701-3) Penelope Mason Slide Collection of Japanese Paintings, (701-4) Spirit of Place Slide Set, (701-5) Japanese Paintings from the Seattle Art Museum, Asian Art Photograph Distribution (AAPD), (701-6) Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868 (National Gallery of Art, 1998-99 Exhibition).
Manuscript book about Japanese color prints (ukiyoe) compiled by R.M. Weaver from actual prints and dedicated to his professor at Columbia, Franklin Thomas Baker. Raymond M. Weaver taught English at the Hiroshima Normal School in Japan for a number of years
Ō-Edo chōkan-zu = Bird's eye view of Great Edo / illus. by Keirin, ca. 1860 -- Shinpan ukie Ryōgoku suzumi no zu = Perspective of Ryōgoku, alive with the people enjoying the evening cool / illus. by Utagawa Kunimitsu, ca. 1810 -- Ō-shibai hanei no zu = Great draw at the Kabuki theater / illus. by Utagawa Toyokuni III, 1859