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Finding Aid for the Charlotte B. DeForest Papers, 1942-1945
2010  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charlotte B. DeForest Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1945
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: DeForest, Charlotte B. (Charlotte Burgis), b. 1879
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Charlotte DeForest was the daughter of pioneer missionary, John H. DeForest, of the American Board Mission; after graduation from Smith College, she returned to Japan and worked as a missionary educator. She was the President of Kobe College for women, Japan, and the author of The Woman and the Leaven in Japan (1923). She worked as a Junior Counselor at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, California. This collection consists of manuscripts, printed materials, and other miscellaneous items related to the Manzanar War Relocation Center (WRA) and the work of Charlotte DeForest. It includes WRA staff memoranda and circulars, interview records and notes on internees at Manzanar, and a scrapbook of mementos.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Copyright has not been assigned to Library 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 Library 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 Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charlotte B. DeForest Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233210 

    Biography

    DeForest was the daughter of pioneer missionary, John H. DeForest, of the American Board Mission; after graduation from Smith College, she returned to Japan and worked as a missionary educator; was president of Kobe College for women, Japan; author of The Woman and the Leaven in Japan (1923); worked as a Junior counselor at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, California.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, printed materials, and other miscellaneous items related to the Manzanar War Relocation Center and the work of Charlotte DeForest. Includes WRA staff memoranda and circulars (October 1944-November 1945), interview records and notes on internees at Manzanar (July-December 1944), and a scrapbook of mementos (1944-45).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    DeForest, Charlotte B. (Charlotte Burgis), b. 1879--Archives.
    Manzanar War Relocation Center.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Counselors--California--Archival resources.
    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.

    Related Material

    Japanese American Research Project Collection of Material about Japanese in the United States (Collection 2010)  . Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.