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Finding Aid for the Kōtarō Sutō Papers, ca. 1940-ca. 1970
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Kōtarō Sutō Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1940- ca. 1970
    Collection number: 483
    Creator: Sutō, Kōtarō
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Kōtarō Sutō (ca. 1883- ) worked for Miami pioneer developer, Carl Fisher, before starting his own nursery business. This collection contains clippings about the Sutōs (mostly from Miami sources), photographs and snapshots of the Sutōs, records and correspondence related to Sutō's nursery, and correspondence and other records related to the Sutō's donations to various charitable organizations. It also includes clippings on Carl G. Fisher. Materials in this collection are primarily in English, with some 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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Transferred by the Asian American Studies Center, UCLA.

    Funding

    This online finding aid has been funded in part by a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item] Ktar Sut Papers (Collection 483). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Kōtarō Sutō was born ca. 1883; a native of Kanagawa Prefecture, he came to the United States in 1900 and relocated to Miami Beach, Florida, ca. 1916; married Masa Sutō, 1921; worked for Miami pioneer developer, Carl Fisher, before starting his own nursery business; was given many commendations and honors for his active participation in and devotion to the city of Miami; Kōtarō and Masa, known as Papa and Mama, became United States citizens (1958); Kōtarō died in 1963.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, photographs, and letters related to Kōtarō Sutō and his wife Masa Sutō.
    Most of the collection is in English with portions in Japanese.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Sutō, Kōtarō--Archives.
    Nursery growers--Florida--Miami--Archival resources.
    Nursery dealers--Florida--Miami--Archival resources.
    Japanese Americans--Florida--Miami--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Scrapbooks.
    Photographs.
    Letters.
    Clippings.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Sutō, Masa.

    Related Material

    Additional material related to Kōtarō Sutō is found in Boxes 141-142 and 723 of the (Collection 2010). Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    (Collection 2010). Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.