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Finding Aid for the Danzo Kiyohara Papers, ca. 1895-1964
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Danzō Kiyohara Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1895-1964
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Kiyohara, Danzō
    Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.) and 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Danzō Kiyohara was born ca. 1881 in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. He arrived in the United States in 1894 and attended the University of California. Later he became a businessman in Southern California and was active in various business ventures including oil drilling in Texas and Southern California. Mr. Kiyohara was a member of many Japanese American organizations in Southern California prior to World War II and served as secretary and treasurer of the Japanese American League of Los Angeles (JAL) (ca. 1915-17), as well as secretary and treasurer of the Japanese American Fraternity of Los Angeles (ca. 1913-14). This collection consists of diaries (1906-08), photo albums (1929-ca. 1941), personal papers and correspondence. The collection also includes correspondence and other materials related to the Japanese American League of Los Angeles (JAL), photographs of relatives, friends and members of the JAL (ca. 1910-1964), and postcards. Materials in this collection are primarily in English, with some 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

    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], Danzō Kiyohara Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Danzō Kiyohara was born ca. 1881. A native of Kumamoto Prefecture he arrived in the United States in 1894. He attended the University of California. A businessman in Southern California, he was active in various business ventures including oil drilling in Texas and Southern California. He was a member of many Japanese American organizations in Southern California prior to World War II and served as secretary and treasurer of the Japanese American League of Los Angeles (JAL) (ca. 1915-17), as well as secretary and treasurer of the Japanese American Fraternity of Los Angeles (ca. 1913-14). He was also known as George D. Kiyohara; he died ca. 1964.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of diaries (1906-08), photo albums (1929-ca. 1941), personal papers, and correspondence related to Kiyohara. Includes correspondence and other materials related to the Japanese American League of Los Angeles (JAL), personal correspondence, postcards, and photographs of relatives, friends, and members of the JAL (ca. 1910-1964).
    Materials in this collection are primarily in English, with some in Japanese.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Kiyohara, Danzō--Archives.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Businessmen--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Japanese Americans--California, Southern--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Photographs.
    Diaries.

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