Guide to the Peter M. Takaichi Papers, 1927-1946

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by C. Del Anderson
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1998
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Peter M. Takaichi Papers, 1927-1946

Collection number: M0909

Department of Special Collections

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1997
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Peter M. Takaichi Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1927-1946
Collection number: Special Collections M0909
Creator: Takaichi, Peter M.
Extent: .25 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Purchased, 1997

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Peter M. Takaichi Papers, M0909, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

Peter M. Takaichi owned and operated the National Printing Company in San Jose,California. When in 1942 Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued Executive Order No. 9102 authorizing the evacuation of all Japanese Americans from the West Coast, Takaichi and his family were ordered to gather at the Santa Anita Aseembly Center in Arcadia, California. Before being sent with his family to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming, Peter Takaichi transferred ownership of the family business over to Iden Flint, a long-time employee. The family then spent 1942-1943 in Wyoming before moving on to St. Paul Minnesota.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of six folders (chronological order) documenting the evacuation of a Japanese American family from San Jose, California, to Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming. The notes, letters, and post cards describe life in the relocation camp.

Related Items

Related Material

Creator/Collector:
Ichihashi, Yamato, 1879?-1963.
Title: Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1918-1963.
Identifier/Call Number: SC 071
The collection includes Ichihashi's diaries, 1943-1963 ; correspondence, notes, and some memoires of the World War II relocation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from the West Coast of the United States; and a small amount of biographical material.

Related Material

Ichihashi, Yamato. Morning glory, evening shadow : Yamato Ichihashi and his internment writings, 1982-1945. Edited, annotated, and with a biographical essay by Gordon H. Chang. Stanford, Calif.:Stanford University Press,1997.

Container List

Folder 1

Genealogical information; annotated inventory of collection.n.d.

Folder 2

Documents (contract, fiscal statement, letter of recommendation, Flint notes)1927-1943

Folder 3

Postcards and letters, Takaichi family members to Iden Flint. 20 items.1942

Folder 4

Postcards and letters, Takaichi family members to Iden Flint. 16 items.1943

Folder 5

Greeting card and letters, Takaichi family members to Iden Flint. 4 items.1944

Folder 6

Letters, Peter M. Takaichi to Iden Flint1945-1946

Folder 7

Miscellaneous (print font samples, baggage tag).n.d.