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Finding Aid for the Ruth W. Kingman Papers Related to the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, 1941-1952
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ruth W. Kingman Papers Related to the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play,
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1952
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Kingman, Ruth W.
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Ruth W. Kingman was the Executive Secretary of the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. The collection consists of correspondence and other papers related to the activities of that organization and Ruth W. Kingman's involvement in it. Includes materials related to the Tanforan Assembly Center, the Central Utah WRA (War Relocation Authority) Center in Topaz, Utah, correspondence with Japanese evacuees and incidental papers on the naturalization of Japanese.
    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

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    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], Ruth W. Kingman Papers Related to the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Ruth W. Kingman was the Executive Secretary of the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence and other papers related to the activities of the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play and Ruth W. Kingman's involvement in the organization. Includes materials related to the Tanforan Assembly Center and the Central Utah War Relocation Authority (WRA) Center in Topaz, Utah. Includes Kingman's correspondence with Japanese evacuees, including Chiura Obata on the Tanforan Center Art School, and American soldiers. Also includes incidental papers on the naturalization of Japanese.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kingman, Ruth W.--Archives.
    Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Women civic leaders--Archival resources.
    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    Citizenship in a Democracy {oral history transcript} / Harry L. Kingman, interviewee. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1973.
    Japanese-American Relocation Reviewed {oral history transcript}. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1976.