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Finding Aid for the Kagiwada Brothers Papers, 1919-1947
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Kagiwada Brothers Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1919-1947
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Kagiwada Brothers
    Extent: 12 boxes (6 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Eiho and Yoshifusa Kagiwada were brothers, born in the Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan. They emigrated to the United States where Eiho obtained a BS at Southwestern University and Yoshifusa obtained a BS from the University of Southern California. They subsequently became agents for Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and partners in the Kagiwada Insurance Agency. This collection consists of business records and office files related to the work of the Kagiwada brothers.
    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Kagiwada Brothers Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Eiho Kagiwada was born 1895; a native of Kanagawa Prefecture, he arrived in the United States in 1914; BS, Southwestern University (1927); agent for Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada; partner with his brother Yoshifusa in the Kagiwada Insurance Agency; he was also known as Frank E. Kagiwada.
    Yoshifusa Kagiwada arrived in the United States in 1916; BS, University of Southern California (1929); was a partner with his brother Eiho and an agent for the Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada; he was also known as Harry Y. Kagiwada.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of business records and office files related to the work of the Kagiwada brothers. The majority of the collection is made up of alphabetical office files of Canada Sun life insurance policyholders handled by the Kagiwada Insurance Agency (1924-41). The collection also includes income tax records and business records and correspondence.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Income tax records, and business correspondence and records, 1924-47 (Box 92).
    2. Alphabetical office files of Canada Sun life insurance policyholders handled by the Kagiwada Insurance Agency, 1924-41 (Boxes 93-102).
    3. Miscellaneous business records, 1926-42 (Boxes 103 & 720).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kagiwada brothers--Archives.
    Kagiwada, Eiho--Archives.
    Kagiwada, Yoshifusa--Archives.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Insurance agents--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Japanese Americans--United Stataes--Archival resources.
    Business records.

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