Finding Aid for the Gene Norman Levine Japanese American Research Project Records, ca. 1964-1981

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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/
© 2000
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Gene Norman Levine Japanese American Research Project Records, ca. 1964-1981

Collection number: 1575

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:
Manuscripts Division staff, 6 June 1989 & 31 October 1991
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Carol Turley, April 2001 and Amy Shung-Gee Wong, May 2001
© 2000 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Gene Norman Levine Japanese American Research Project Records,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1964-1981
Collection number: 1575
Creator: Levine, Gene Norman, 1930-
Extent: 15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Levine was born on May 15, 1930 in Medford, Massachusetts. He received his AB from Boston University in 1952 and his Ph.D from Columbia University in 1959. He was a research associate at the Columbia University Bureau of Applied Social Research from 1954-64, research sociologist at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development from 1964-65 and became assistant professor of sociology at UCLA in 1965. His books include, Workers Vote: the Political Behavior of Men in the Printing Trade (1963) and The Japanese American Community: a Three-generation Study (1981). The collection consists of original completed survey forms of the UCLA Japanese American Research Project (JARP).
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

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Boxes 1-9 & 14-15 are restricted until January 1, 2016.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Gene N. Levine, 1989 & 1991.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Gene Norman Levine Japanese American Research Project Records (Collection 1575). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Gene Norman Levine was born on May 15, 1930 in Medford, Massachusetts; AB, Boston University, 1952; Ph.D, Columbia University, 1959; research associate, Columbia University Bureau of Applied Social Research, 1954-64; research sociologist, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, 1964-65; became assistant professor of sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1965; his books include, Workers Vote: the Political Behavior of Men in the Printing Trade (1963) and The Japanese American Community: a Three-Generation Study (1981).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of original completed survey forms of the University of California, Los Angeles Japanese American Research Project (JARP).

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. JARP survey forms, 1970s (Boxes 1-9) [RESTRICTED].
  2. Issei survey original, 1964 (Box 10).
  3. Issei survey revised (Boxes 10-11).
  4. Issei survey--original?, 1964-65 (Box 11).
  5. Issei survey, revised, 1965-66 (Box 12).
  6. Issei survey, revised, 1966 (Boxes 12-13).
  7. Issei and Nissei surveys, 1960s (Boxes 14-15) [RESTRICTED].

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Levine, Gene Norman, 1930- --Archives.
Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles)--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Sociology--Faculty--Archival resources.
Japanese Americans--History--Sources.

Related Material


Container List

Boxes 1-9

JARP survey forms, 1970s.

Note

Boxes 1-9 are restricted until January 1, 2016.
Box 10, Folders 1-4

Issei survey, originals. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

#1-191 approximately.
Box 10, Folders 5-6

Issei survey, revised.

Scope and Content Note

#131-305 approximately.

Note

(folders 1 & 2 of 4)
Box 11, Folders 1-2

Issei survey, revised.

Scope and Content Note

#131-305 approximately.

Note

(folders 3 & 4 of 4)
Box 11, Folders 3-5

Issei survey, revised. #306-415 approximately.

Box 11, Folders 6-7

Issei survey, originals(?) 1964-1965. #416-526 approximately.

Box 12, Folders 1-4

Issei survey, revised. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

#298-892 approximately.
Box 12, Folders 5-6

Issei survey, revised. 1966.

Scope and Content Note

#704-890 approximately.

Note

(folders 1 & 2 of 3)
Box 13, Folder 1

Issei survey, revised. 1966.

Scope and Content Note

#704-890 approximately.

Note

(folder 3 of 3)
Box 13, Folders 2-4

Issei survey, revised. 1966- .

Scope and Content Note

#893-1049 approximately.
Boxes 14-15

Issei and Nissei surveys, 1960s.

Note

Boxes 14-15 are restricted until January 1, 2016.