Finding Aid for the Setsu Kanehara Papers, ca. 1945-1964

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 Setsu Kanehara Papers, ca. 1945-1964

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: 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.

Related Material


Container List

 

Kanehara Papers 1950-1963

Physical Description: 6 folders
Box 153, Folder 9

Correspondence with the Japanese American Research Project (JARP) re donation of her papers. August 1963-February 1964..

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 153, Folder 10

Personal correspondence with her relatives and friends. 1949-1962

Physical Description: (17 letters)
Language of Material: In Japanese.
Box 153, Folder 11

Personal correspondence with poets and writer in Japan. 1950-1953

Physical Description: (9 letters)
Language of Material: In Japanese.
Box 153, Folder 12

Personal correspondence with Issei poets and writers. 1949-1963

Physical Description: (45 items)
Box 153, Folder 13

Newspaper clippings: reviews on Kanehara's books. n.d.

Physical Description: (6 pieces)
Box 153, Folder 14

Mimeographed bulletins of Haiku societies in Minidoka, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Denver. ca. 1945-1950

Physical Description: (4 items)
Language of Material: In Japanese.