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Register of the Valentine F. Morozoff papers
2014C18  
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Description
Correspondence, writings, financial records, personal documents, and photographs, relating to the Russian community in Japan. Includes papers of other Russians resident in Japan.
Background
Valentine Fedorovich Morozoff was a Russian émigré in Japan and president of the Russian Emigrants Society in Kobe, Japan. His important contribution to the Russian refugee colony was to clarify their legal status in Japan as stateless citizens under Japanese protection. Morozoff was also a successful businessman who became famous promoting chocolates, candies, and other Western style confections as part of Japan's new urban culture in the 1950s.
Extent
3 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes (3.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.