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Finding Aid for the Yasukichi Iwasaki Papers, 1899-1965
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Yasukichi Iwasaki Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1899-1965
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Iwasaki, Yasukichi
    Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Iwasaki was born in 1876. A native of the Shiga Prefecture, he arrived in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1899 and entered the United States in 1901. He worked as a section hand in Missoula, Montana, a cannery worker in Anacortes, Washington, and a hotel manager in Tacoma, Washington. In 1904 he started to farm in Washington and eventually moved to Hillsboro, Oregon, to settle down as a farmer in 1913. He and his family were interned in the Minidoka Relocation Center in Hunt, Idaho, during World War II. The collection consists of handwritten autobiographical sketches and diaries of Yasukichi Iwasaki, 1899-1900 and 1917-45. The entire 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 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 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 Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Yasukichi Iwasaki Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233210 

    Biography

    Iwasaki was born in 1876; a native of the Shiga Prefecture, he arrived in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1899 and entered the United States in 1901; he worked as a section hand in Missoula, Montana, a cannery worker in Anacortes, Washington, and a hotel manager in Tacoma, Washington; in 1904 he started to farm in Washington and eventually moved to Hillsboro, Oregon, to settle down as a farmer in 1913; he and his family were interned in the Minidoka Relocation Center in Hunt, Idaho, during World War II.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of handwritten autobiographical sketches and diaries of Yasukichi Iwasaki, 1899-1900 and 1917-45.
    The entire collection is in Japanese.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Handwritten autobiographical sketches (Box 82).
    2. Diaries (Boxes 82-85).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Iwasaki, Yasukichi--Archives.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Japanese American farmers--Northwest, Pacific--Archival resources.
    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Archival resources.
    Diaries.

    Related Material

    Japanese American Research Project Collection of Material about Japanese in the United States (Collection 2010)  . Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.