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Guide to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center Collection, 1943-1945
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Historical Note:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Heart Mountain Relocation Center Collection
    Dates: 1943-1945
    Identification: SC/HMRC
    Creator: Delmar T. Oviatt Library
    Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections
    Abstract: The Heart Mountain Relocation Center was built during the summer of 1942 and received its first contingent of Japanese-Americans August 12, 1942. It is located in Park County, northwestern Wyoming. The collection contains Community Camp Council meeting minutes, camp laws, correspondence, the case of People of Heart Mountain vs. Tom Yamada, and other documents.

    Historical Note:

    The Oviatt Library created this collection of materials for study and research.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records
    Photographic material

    Geographic Name:

    Heart Mountain Relocation Center (Wyo.)

    Topical Term:

    Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Tony Gardner

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Heart Mountain Relocation Center Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Related Materials:

    War Relocation Authority Collection
    Relief and Support Groups for Japanese-Americans During World War II Collection
    Internment Camp Newsletters

    Scope and Contents

    The collection contains Community Camp Council meeting minutes, camp laws, correspondence, the case of People of Heart Mountain vs. Tom Yamada, and other documents.