Finding Aid for the Taro Higa Papers, 1944-1964

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/
© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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History --World War II Social Sciences --Area and Interdisciplinary Studies --Asian American Studies History --History, United States (excluding California) --History, Hawaii Geographical (By Place) --United States (excluding California) --Hawaii Geographical (By Place) --United States (excluding California)

Finding Aid for the Taro Higa Papers, 1944-1964

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
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Tarō Higa Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1944-1964
Collection number: 2010
Creator: Higa, Tarō, 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: Thomas Tarō Higa, a Hawaiian-born Kibei, was born in 1916. He was a member of the 100th Infantry Battalion. The collection consists of documents of Higa's speech tour (1944) sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), photocopies of newspaper articles written by Higa and a copy of a privately printed pamphlet by Yasusato Sadao on the clothing relief drive for Okinawa in Hawaii titled Hawai ni okeru Okinawa hifuku kysai und no dki to sono kiroku (1964). Materials in this collection are primarily in Japanese, with some in 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

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

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], Tarō Higa Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Thomas Tarō Higa, a Hawaiian-born Kibei Nisei, was born in 1916; he was a member of the 100th Infantry Battalion; between September 15th and December 10, 1944, Higa gave a speaking tour on the mainland sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of documents of Higa's speaking tour (1944) sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), photocopies of newspaper articles written by Higa in 1964, and a copy of a privately printed pamphlet by Yasusato Sadao on the clothing relief drive for Okinawa in Hawaii titled Hawai ni okeru Okinawa hifuku kysai und no dki to sono kiroku (1964).
Materials in this collection are primarily in Japanese, with some in English.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Higa, Tarō, 1916- --Archives.
Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
Japanese Americans--Hawaii--Archival resources.

Related Material


Container List

 

Higa Papers 1944-1964

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 153, Folder 8

Documents on his speech tour of the mainland, sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL). September 15-December 10, 1944

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 153, Folder 8

Newspaper articles written by Higa. 1964

Physical Description: (Photocopies, 15 pieces)
Language of Material: In Japanese.
Box 153, Folder 8

Yasusato Sadao [characters]. Hawai ni okeru Okinawa hifuku kysai und no dki to sono kiroku [characters]. Honolulu: privately printed. 1964

Physical Description: (15pp., 1 item)
Language of Material: In Japanese.

Scope and Content Note

A pamphlet on the clothing relief drive for Okinawa in Hawaii.