Finding Aid for the Kichimatsu Taguchi Papers, 1909-1935

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection
Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Kichimatsu Taguchi Papers, 1909-1935

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection

Collection number: 2010

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2008
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Kichimatsu Taguchi Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1909-1935
Collection number: 2010
Creator: Taguchi, Kichimatsu
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Kichimatsu Taguchi was born in 1881 in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. He arrived in Hawaii in 1900; settled in Colorado ca. 1908. He was the owner of the Taguchi Company and joint owner of Manzanola Farming Company, both in Rocky Ford, Colorado. This collection consists of business records related to the shipment of cantaloupes harvested in Rocky Ford, Colorado, in association with George N. Dobashi, and personal correspondence. The collection also contains account books related to the Taguchi Company and Manzanola Farming Company. Some of the collection is in Japanese.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Kichimatsu Taguchi Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Kichimatsu Taguchi was born 1881; a native of Yamaguchi Prefecture, he arrived in Hawaii in 1900; settled in Colorado ca. 1908; owner of the Taguchi Company and joint owner of Manzanola Farming Company, both in Rocky Ford, Colorado.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of business records and personal correspondence related to businessman Kichimatsu Taguchi. The collection contains business records related to the shipment of cantaloupes harvested in Rocky Ford, Colorado, in association with George N. Dobashi, and includes correspondence, telegrams, bills, and receipts (1914-29). The collection also contains account books related to the Taguchi Company and Manzanola Farming Company (1909-35).
Materials in this collection are in English and Japanese.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Taguchi, Kichimatsu--Archives.
Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
Businessmen--Colorado--Archival resources.
Japanese Americans--Colorado--Archival resources.
Account books--Ledgers.
Business records.

Related Material


Container List

 

Taguchi Papers

Physical Description: 3 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Taguchi Kichimatsu [characters] (1881- ). Merchant, Rocky Ford, Colorado. A native of Yamaguchi Prefecture who arrived in Hawaii in 1900 and transmigrated to mainland United States in 1904. Resident of Colorado from about 1908.
 

Miscellaneous Business Records 1914-1929

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Chiefly on the shipment of cantaloupes from Rocky Ford, which Taguchi contracted in partnership with another Japanese, George N. Dobashi. Includes a few personal papers.
Box 143, Folder 1

Personal correspondence of Taguchi. September 1913-February 1915

Physical Description: (11 items)
Language of Material: In Japanese.
Box 143, Folder 2

Business correspondence on the shipment of cantaloupes. May 1914-July 1916

Physical Description: (69 items)
Language of Material: Mostly in English.
Box 143, Folder 3

Telegrams exchanged on the shipment of cantaloupes. August-October 1915

Physical Description: (60 pieces)
Box 143, Folder 4

Shipment records. August-October 1915 & August 1916

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 143, Folder 5

Reports on marketing information by the Department of Agriculture, Office of Markets and Rural Organization. September 1915

Physical Description: (7 items)
Box 143, Folder 6

Miscellaneous business records. August-November 1915

Physical Description: (12 pieces)
Box 143, Folder 7

Copy of a lease agreement. July 1916

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 143, Folder 8

Bills and receipts. December 1910, October 1913, August-October 1915, and August-October 1916.

Physical Description: (107 pieces)
Box 143, Folder 9

Statements on Taguchi's railroad damage claim of 1922. June 10, 1924

Physical Description: (2 pieces)
Box 143, Folder 10

Miscellaneous business correspondence. March-April 1929

Physical Description: (5 pieces)
Language of Material: In English.
 

Account books of the Taguchi Company and the Mansanola Farming Company in Rocky Ford, Colorado 1909-1935

Physical Description: 2.5 linear ft. (4 account books)
Box 144

An expense account book, covering the period August 1915-May 1924, of the Manzanola Farming Company owned jointly by 4 Japanese including Taguchi in Rocky Ford, Colorado.

Physical Description: (1 account book)
Box 144

3 cash books of the Taguchi Company. April 1909-December 1935

Physical Description: (3 account books)
Box 144

Payment records of Japanese customers, Taguchi Company. ca. 1913-1915

Physical Description: (4 account books)
Box 724

The Taguchi Company's ledgers. April 1909-December 1931

Physical Description: (4 account books)
Box 725

The Taguchi Company's ledger. 1927-1932

Physical Description: (1 account book)