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Guide to the American Studies Seminars in Japan Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0266
    Creator: Stanford University
    Title: American Studies Seminars in Japan records
    Dates: 1950-1981 (bulk 1950-1960)
    Bulk Dates: 1950-1960
    Physical Description: 2.25 linear feet (5 boxes)
    Summary: The records consist mostly of correspondence but also include memoranda, reports, financial documents, syllabi, bibliographies, clippings, and several photograph albums. Some of the materials relate to seminars held in Kyoto, 1951-1952. There is one file on establishing an American Studies Program at Stanford, 1953. Collection includes extensive correspondence of Hideo Kishimoto, 1952-1960, with some typescript articles and talks. Other correspondents include Claude Buss, John D. Goheen, J. E. Wallace Sterling, George H. Knoles, George H. Kerr, Shinzo Kaji, Morton G. White, and Perry Miller.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    The records were received by the Stanford University Archives via administrative transfer in 1980.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], American Studies Seminars in Japan Records (SC0266). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The American Studies Seminars in Japan were jointly sponsored by Stanford and the University of Tokyo and partially funded by the Ford Foundation. The seminars, held in the summers of 1950 to 1956, were taught by American scholars in various fields for students at the University of Tokyo. Among the seminar organizers were Hideo Kishimoto and Shinzo Kaji of the University of Tokyo and George Harmon Knoles and John D. Goheen of Stanford.

    Description of the Collection

    The records consist mostly of correspondence but also include memoranda, reports, financial documents, syllabi, bibliographies, clippings, and several photograph albums. Some of the materials relate to seminars held in Kyoto, 1951-1952. There is one file on establishing an American Studies Program at Stanford, 1953. Collection includes extensive correspondence of Hideo Kishimoto, 1952-1960, with some typescript articles and talks. Other correspondents include Claude Buss, John D. Goheen, J. E. Wallace Sterling, George H. Knoles, George H. Kerr, Shinzo Kaji, Morton G. White, and Perry Miller. The collection also includes the Bulletin of the Center for American Studies of the University of Tokyo, Nov. 4, 1981, with recollections of the seminars by its participants.

    Access Terms

    Buss, Claude Albert.
    Goheen, John D.
    Kaji, Shinzo.
    Kerr, George H., 1911-
    Kishimoto, Hideo, 1903-1964.
    Knoles, George Harmon.
    Miller, Perry, 1905-1963.
    Stanford University
    Sterling, J. E. Wallace, (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985
    White, Morton Gabriel, 1917-
    Intercultural education.
    Photoprints
    United States--Study and teaching.