Setsu Kanehara was born in 1916 in Oakland, California. She was sent to Japan and graduated from a girls' middle school in
Miyazaki Prefecture. She returned to the United States in 1936. A poet and author, she used Setsuko Nagata as her pen name.
The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and mimeographed bulletins of Haiku societies. Correspondents
include friends, family, Issei poets and writers, and poets and writers in Japan. Materials in this collection are in Japanese
Kanehara was born in 1916 in Oakland, California; she was sent to Japan and graduated from a girls' middle school in Miyazaki
Prefecture; she returned to the United States in 1936; a poet and author, she used Setsuko Nagata as her pen name.
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