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Preliminary Inventory of the Kenneth Kantor papers
2012C24  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Kenneth Kantor papers
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1975
    Collection Number: 2012C24
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (2.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Contains printed newspaper writings, drafts of articles, letters, and photographs, relating to the post-World War II American occupation of Japan, the Korean War, and other subjects.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Kantor, Kenneth.

    Access

    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Kenneth Kantor papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2012.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Born on January 22, 1920, Kenneth Dwight Kantor was an American journalist who spent most of his career in Japan and Korea. He covered the war in Korea and Post-World War II Japan, including subjects ranging from refugees in Korea to the status of women’s rights in Japan. He had worked for the National Broadcast Company. In 1948 he married Margaret A. Crook who had also worked for the Far East Command.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Contains printed newspaper writings, drafts of articles, letters, and photographs, relating to the post-World War II American occupation of Japan, the Korean War, and other subjects.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
    Journalists.
    Korean War, 1950-1953.