Preliminary Inventory to the Grace Nichols Pearson Papers, 1941-1973.

machine-readable finding aid created by James Ryan
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1998
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Inventory to the Grace Nichols Pearson Papers, 1941-1973.

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Encoded by:
James Ryan
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Grace Nichols Pearson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1941-1973.
Collection number: 46003
Creator: Pearson, Grace Nichols.
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, memorabilia ((1 linear foot)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, pamphlets, reports, newspaper articles, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the evacuation and resettlement of Japanese Americans on the West Coast during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Grace Nichols Pearson Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1946.

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.

Access Points

American Friends Service Committee.
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.
United States.


Container List

Box 1., Folder 1

General correspondence, 1941-1945. Letters regarding loyalties of Japanese Americans, relocation of Japanese students, and letters from Japanese Americans in the relocation camps in Colorado, Arizona, Utah, and California

Folder 2

List of correspondents

Folder 3

Correspondence, reports, and general information to Miss Nichols from Professor Robert Emerson regarding Guayule Rubber Project at Camp Manzanar, California (for meeting rubber emergency in World War II), 1942. Original paper on guayule rubber production in relocation centers, by Grace Nichols

Folder 4

Correspondence between Miss Nichols and Dean Maddox regarding the loyalty of Japanese Americans and Quakers, 1942

Folder 5

Correspondence between Miss Nichols and Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam regarding Nazi domination, conscientious objectors, and Japanese relocation, 1942

Folder 6

Correspondence from Miss Nichols and others to Attorney Frank J. Hennessy in regard to the transfer of Japanese American R. Yokoyama, 1942

Folder 7

Correspondence, questionnaire, and memoranda regarding the religious connections of Wilfred D. Pearson, 1942

Folder 8

Pamphlets, brochures, newspaper clippings, and bulletins regarding Japanese American evacuation and re-settlement

 

Description of camps at Tanforan, Poston, Topaz, and Tule Lake

 

Educational programs at several location camps

 

Reports

 

"The History of California's Japanese Problem and the Part Played by the Native Sons of the Golden West," by Peter T. Conmy, Grand Historian of the N.S.G.W.

 

"Evacuation of Alien Enemies from West Coast Areas," by Common Council for American Unity

 

"California and Her Less Favored Minorities," by Ruth E. McKee, WRA historian

Box 2., Folder 1

Greeting cards, religious church bulletins, and several photographs sent to Miss Nichols by various Japanese Americans in the centers