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Finding Aid for the Setsu Kanehara Papers, ca. 1945-1964
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Setsu Kanehara Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1945-1964
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Nagata, Setsuko, 1916-
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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 and English.
    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

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    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.

    Preferred Citation

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

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and mimeographed bulletins of Haiku societies related to the life and career of poet and author Setsu Kanehara. Correspondents include friends, family, Issei poets and writers, the Japanese American Research Project, and poets and writers in Japan. The newspaper clippings are of reviews of Kanehara's books. The bulletins of Haiku societies are from Minidoka, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Denver (ca. 1945-50).
    Materials in this collection are in Japanese and English.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Personal correspondence, 1949-64.
    2. Miscellany, ca. 1945-50.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Nagata, Setsuko, 1916- --Archives.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Women poets, Japanese--United States--Archival resources.
    Japanese American authors--Correspondence.

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