Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid for the Kumez Hachimonji Papers, 1918-1955
2010  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (60.76 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
Kumezō Hachimonji was born in 1888. A native of Miyagi Prefecture, he graduated from Thoku Gakuin in Sendai and arrived in the United States in 1918. He received his BS from Columbia University. Before World War II he owned and operated Valley Seed Company in El Monte, California. He was also known as K. Hatchmonji. The collection consists of diaries, essays, memoirs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and photographic negatives related to the life of agricultural specialist and merchant Kumezō Hachimonji. Materials in the collection are in English and Japanese.
Background
Hachimonji was born in 1888; a native of Miyagi Prefecture, he graduated from Thoku Gakuin in Sendai and arrived in the United States in 1918; BS, Columbia University; owned and operated Valley Seed Company in El Monte, California, before World War II; he was also known as K. Hatchmonji; died in 1956.
Extent
1 box(0.5 linear ft.) and 1 oversize box
Restrictions
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.
Availability
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.