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Finding Aid for the Verne Austin Papers, 1943-1945
2010  
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Verne Austin Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1943-1945
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Austin, Verne
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Austin was born in 1894. He was Commander of the 752nd Military Police Battalion of Tule Lake, California from 1943-45. He retired from the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant Colonel. Collection contains records of events and exhibits related to the internment of Japanese Americans at Camp Tule Lake, California between October 1943 and October 1945. Includes copies of official files, biographical materials related to Col. Verne Austin and personal correspondence. Also contains scattered issues of the following newspapers published in the Tule Lake relocation Center: The Tulean Dispatch, Newell Star, and Tsurureiki Shimp. 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 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], Verne Austin 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

    Austin was born in 1894; he was Commander of the 752nd Military Police Battalion, Tule Lake, California, 1943-45; he retired from the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains records of events and exhibits related to the internment of Japanese Americans at Camp Tule Lake, California, between October 1943 and October 1945. Includes copies of official files of the headquarters of the 752nd Military Police Battalion. Also includes biographical materials related to Colonel Verne Austin and personal correspondence. Also contains scattered issues of the following newspapers published in the Tule Lake Relocation Center: The Tulean Dispatch, Newell Star, and Tsurureiki Shimp. The oversize box contains 2 scrapbooks.
    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

    Austin, Verne--Archives.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    United States Armed Forces--Officers--Archival resources.
    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
    Tule Lake Relocation Center (Calif.).

    Related Material

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