Finding Aid for the Shuko Iwasaki Papers, 1917-1942

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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/
© 2001
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Area, Interdisciplinary, and Ethnic Studies--Asian American Studies Area, Interdisciplinary, and Ethnic Studies--Asian Studies

Finding Aid for the Shuko Iwasaki Papers, 1917-1942

Collection number: 1377

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:
Dan Luckenbill, 11 March 1995
Encoded by:
Genie Guerard and Amy Shung-Gee Wong
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
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Online finding aid edited by:
Amy Shung-Gee Wong and Genie Guerard, November 2000
Funding:
This online finding aid has been funded in part by a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).
© 2001 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Shuko Iwasaki Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1942
Collection number: 1377
Creator: Iwasaki, Shuko, 1871-1947
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Iwasaki was born in 1871 in Japan. A native of Tottori, he arrived in the United States in 1903. He had a small business in Southern California and was interned in a relocation camp after the outbreak of World War II. Collection consists of 15 volumes of Shuko Iwasaki's personal diaries for the years 1917, 1918, 1920-28, 1931 and 1940-42. The diaries relate to family activities and include household accounts, often detailed, and political or social events are in the form of clippings inserted into the volumes. Collection is in 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

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services 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

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Tetsuo Iwasaki, 1982.

Funding

This online finding aid has been funded in part by a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Shuko Iwasaki Papers (Collection 1377). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Iwasaki was born in 1871 in Japan; a native of Tottori, he arrived in the United States in 1903; he had a small business in Southern California; interned in a relocation camp after the outbreak of World War II; he died in 1947.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 15 volumes of personal diaries (in Japanese), for the years 1917, 1918, 1920-28, 1931, 1940-42, of Shuko Iwasaki. The diaries relate to family activities and include household accounts, often detailed. The diary for 1942 has some entries about evacuation but entries mentioning political or social events are in the form of clippings inserted into the volumes.
Collection is in Japanese.

Organization and Arrangement

Collection arranged chronologically by diary.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Iwasaki, Shuko, 1871-1947--Archives.
Japanese Americans--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Diaries.

Related Material

Title: Japanese American Research Project Collection of Material about Japanese in the United States
Identifier/Call Number: (Collection 2010).
Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
Title: Japanese American Research Project - Fading Footsteps of the Issei
Identifier/Call Number: (Collection 2010).
Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

 

Diaries

Box 1, Folder 1

1917-1918.

Physical Description: 2 volumes.
Box 1, Folder 2

1920-1921.

Physical Description: 2 volumes.
Box 1, Folder 3

1922-23.

Physical Description: 2 volumes.
Box 1, Folder 4

1924-1925.

Physical Description: 2 volumes.
Box 2, Folder 1

1926-1927.

Physical Description: 2 volumes.
Box 2, Folder 2

1928, 1931.

Physical Description: 2 volumes.
Box 2, Folder 3

1940-1941.

Physical Description: 2 volumes.
Box 2, Folder 4

1942.

Physical Description: 1 volume.