Register of the Daniel B. Luten Jr. Papers

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Register of the Daniel B. Luten Jr. Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Michael Jakobson
Date Completed:
January 1982
Encoded by:
Elizabeth Konzak
© 2007 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Daniel B. Luten Jr. Papers
Dates: 1931-1964
Collection number: 80064
Creator: Luten, Daniel B., 1908-
Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes (2.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: American demographer and technical adviser to the chief, Natural Resources Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, Japan, 1948-1950. Materials include writings, correspondence, memoranda, statistics, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to natural resources and population in Japan, and the question of birth control.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research. Access to audiovisual materials requires at least two weeks advance notice. Audiovisual materials include sound recordings, video recordings, and motion picture film. Hoover staff will determine whether use copies of the materials requested can be made available. Some materials may not be accessible even with advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives Audiovisual Specialist for further information.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Daniel B. Luten Jr. Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical Note

1908, March 15 Born, Indianapolis, Indiana
1929 B.A. Darthmouth College
1933 Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
1935-1961 Research Chemist, Development Supervisor, Shell Oil Company adn Shell Development Company, Martinez and Emeryville, California
1948-1950 (on leave) Technical Advisor to the Chief, Natural Resources Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, Japan
1962-1975 Lecturer, University of California Berkeley

Scope and Content of Collection

American demographer and technical adviser to the chief, Natural Resources Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, Japan, 1948-1950. Materials include writings, correspondence, memoranda, statistics, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to natural resources and population in Japan, and the question of birth control.

Arrangement

Arranged into four series: Correspondence, Subject File, Press Comments of demographic, economic and political problems of Japan, and Press comments of demographic, economic and political problems of the countries other than Japan.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers.
Birth control--Japan.
Military government.
Natural resources--Japan.
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
Japan--Population.


Container List

 

Correspondence 1948-1950

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondant.
Box 1, Folder 1

Miscellaneous, 1948-1950

Physical Description: 21
Box 1, Folder 2

Ackerman, Adward A., 1949-1950

Physical Description: 16
Box 1, Folder 3

American Civil Librerties Union, 1950

Physical Description: 2
Box 1, Folder 4

Blewett, W. V., 1948

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 5

Evans, Roger, F., 1948

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 6

Kato, Shidzue I., 1949

Physical Description: 2
Box 1, Folder 7

Manazuru, Kanagawa, 1949

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 8

Miyashita, K., 1950

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 9

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. General Headquarters. Statistics nad Reports Section. 1949

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 10

Thompson, Warren. S., 1949

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 11

Time magazine 1948

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 12

Thoru, Ishimitsu 1949

Physical Description: 1
Box 1, Folder 13

Unidentified 1949

Physical Description: 2
Box 1, Folder 14

Whelption, P.K., 1949-1950

Physical Description: 2
 

Subject File 1939-1964

Scope and Content Note

Bibliography, bradcase summaries, charts, letteres, maps, memoranda, minutes, notes, reports, research study, short story, speeches, synopsis of a movie. Arranged alphabeticaly by subject.
Box 1, Folder 15

Health promotion in the Far East, Report, 1949

 

Japan

Box 1, Folder 16

Agriculture nad Food Supply. Memoranda, notes, reports, and statistics. 1946-1950

Box 1, Folder 17

Birth control. Broadcast summaries, interviews, letters, memoranda, minutes, notes, reports, 1949-1950

Box 1, Folder 18

Communicatble diseases. Statistics 1948

Box 1, Folder 19

Demographic Survey. Letters, memoranda, notes 1948-1949

 

Demography, econcomy, resources

Box 1, Folder 20

Miscellaneous. Bibliography, letter, map, notes, reports, short story, statistics, synopsis of a movie 1948

Box 1, Folder 21

Ackerman, Edward. A. Letters, notes, reports, 1948-1951

Box 1, Folder 22

"America's town meeting of the air" Broadcast from Edward Pyle theater, in Tokyo, 30-Aug-49

Box 1, Folder 23

Ellliston, Herbert. Letter, 1949

Box 1, Folder 24

Evans, Roger F. Letter, 1949

Box 1, Folder 25

Furukawa, Heroshi. Report, 1950

Box 1, Folder 26

Hoashi, Kei. Report, 1950

Box 1, Folder 27

Honda, Naofumi. Letter, 1949

Box 1, Folder 28

Japanese Government. Ecomnomic Stabilization Board. Report, 1948

Box 2, Folder 1

Japanese Government. Ministry of Education. Textbook, 1948

Box 2, Folder 2-3

Japanese Government. Ministry of Welfare. Reports, statistics, letter, 1949

Box 2, Folder 4

Japanese Government. Prime Minister's office. Reports, 1949

Box 2, Folder 5

Luten, Daniel B., Jr. Memoranda, report, speech, 1948-1950

Box 2, Folder 6

Luten, Daniel B., Jr. notes, undated

Box 2, Folder 7

MacArthur, Douglas. Interview, letter, report, 1950

Box 2, Folder 8

Mainichi -- Population problems research council, reports, 1950

Box 2, Folder 9

Makagawa, Tomanaga. Report, 1947

Box 2, Folder 10

Notesten, F.W.; Taeuber, I.B.; Evans, R.F.; Balfour, M.C. Report, 1948

Box 2, Folder 11

Oshima, Tsurutaro. Letter, 1950

Box 2, Folder 12

Oversears Movement Society. Memorandum, 1949

Box 2, Folder 13

Shapeero, Lorraine. Research study, 1964

Box 2, Folder 14

Stone, Margaret. Letters, 1949

Box 2, Folder 15

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. General Headquarters. Demographic survey, letter, memoranda, statistics, 1946-1950

Box 3, Folder 1

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. General Headquarters. Natural Resources Section. Letters, memoranda, minutes, reports, 1948-1950

Box 3, Folder 2

Tachi, Minoru. Report, speech. 1949

Box 3, Folder 3

Thompson, Warren S. Bibliography, letters, memoranda, reports, 1949

Box 3, Folder 4

United Nations. Soviet delagate's speech, 1949

Box 3, Folder 5

U.S. Army. First Corps. Policy statement, 1949

Box 3, Folder 6

USSR. Moscow Broadcast, 10-Jul-49

Box 3, Folder 7

Whelpton, P.K. Bibliography, letters, notes, reports, 1939-1950

Box 3, Folder 8

Energy and Forestry. Memoranda, reports, speeches, statistics, 1947-1950

Box 3, Folder 9

Government. Ministry of Welfare. Organization and structure. Imperial ordinances, 1938-1946

Box 3, Folder 10

Housing Problem. Construction project, statistics, report, 1948-1950

Box 3, Folder 11

International Documents. Charter of the United Nations, documents pertaining to the surrentder of Japan, 1943-1945

Box 3, Folder 12

International Educational and Cultural Associations. Layout of activities, statistsics, statutes, teaching methods, undated

Box 3, Folder 13

"Japanese Natural Resources" Book by Edward A. Ackerman. Problkem of Distribution. Letters, memoranda, notes, 1949-1950

Box 3, Folder 14

Vital statistics, 1948

Box 3, Folder 15

Korea -- Bibliogrpahy in European languages, 1949

Box 3, Folder 16

Supreme Commanderfor the Allied Powers. General Headquarters. Structure and composition. Memoranda, notes, organization plan, statutes, 1949-1950

Box 3, Folder 17

Union Internationale pour L'Etude Scientifique de Population. Tenative program of assemby at Geneva, 29 August-3 September 1949

Box 3, Folder 18

World Population. Statistics, 1947

 

Press Comments of demographic, economic and political problems of Japan 1945-1950

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from magazines and newspapers, typed copies of magazine and newspaper articles, reviews of press. Arranged chronologically.
Box 4, Folder 1

1945-1947

Box 4, Folder 2

1948

Box 4, Folder 3

January - March 1949

Box 4, Folder 4

April 1949

Box 4, Folder 5

May 1949

Box 5, Folder 1

June 1949

Box 5, Folder 2

July - September 1949

Box 5, Folder 3

October - November 1949

Box 5, Folder 4

December 1949

Box 5, Folder 5

January 1950

Box 6, Folder 1

February - March 1950

Box 6, Folder 2

April - July 1950

 

Press Comments of demographic, economic and political problems of countries other than Japan 1931-1950

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from magazines and newspapers, typed copies of magazine and newspaper articles, graphs. Arranged alphabetically by name of country.
Box 6, Folder 3

General 1931-1949

Box 6, Folder 4

Argentina 1949

Box 6, Folder 5

Australia 1949

Box 6, Folder 6

China 1949-1950

Box 6, Folder 7

Great Britain 1948-1949

Box 6, Folder 8

Italy 1948-1949

Box 6, Folder 9

Mexico 1950

Box 6, Folder 10

Netherlands 1949

Box 6, Folder 11

USA 1940-1949

Box 6, Folder 12

USSR 1948-1949