Guide to the Dr. George Kambara Papers SCM0362

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
October 2010

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Title: Dr. George Kambara papers
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0362
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date (inclusive): 1942-1997
Summary: Correspondence with L. R. Chandler, Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine, 1942-47, concerning possible placement at a hospital away from California, war time conditions at Stanford, advice on a surgery at Tule Lake camp, Kambara's move to Memphis, and his post-war career; one letter to Dr. Charles E. Smith, 1942, regarding his medical work at Tule Lake camp and other conditions there; letters to Dr. Michael F. Marmor, November 1996, recalling his internment years; and one letter to Prof. Gordon Chang, November 1996, recalling his student days at Stanford, Prof. Ichihashi, and Tule Lake camp. There is also one biographical article; all the items in the collection are photocopies.
creator: Kambara, George Kiyoshi

Information about Access

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Cite As

Dr. George Kambara Papers (SCM0362). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

George Kambara earned his A.B. at Stanford in 1937 and his M.D. in 1941, but was forced to leave his residency in 1942 and relocate to the Tule Lake internment camp. He was head of the eye, ear, nose and throat service there until he was accepted for a residency in Memphis in 1943. He finished his residency at the University of Wisconsin in 1946 and taught there until 1948 when he moved to Los Angeles to set up his practice in ophthalmology.

Description of the Collection

Correspondence with L. R. Chandler, Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine, 1942-47, concerning possible placement at a hospital away from California, war time conditions at Stanford, advice on a surgery at Tule Lake camp, Kambara's move to Memphis, and his post-war career; one letter to Dr. Charles E. Smith, 1942, regarding his medical work at Tule Lake camp and other conditions there; letters to Dr. Michael F. Marmor, November 1996, recalling his internment years; and one letter to Prof. Gordon Chang, November 1996, recalling his student days at Stanford, Prof. Ichihashi, and Tule Lake camp. There is also one biographical article; all the items in the collection are photocopies.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Ichihashi, Yamato
Tule Lake Relocation Center..
Tule Lake Relocation Center (Calif.)
World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans.

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Papers