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Finding Aid for the P.M. Suski Papers, ca. 1941-1961
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: P.M. Suski Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1941-1961
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Suski, P.M. (Peter Marie), b. 1875
    Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Sakae Susuki was born in 1875. A native of Okayama Prefecture, he arrived in the United States in 1898. He graduated from the University of Southern California Medical School in 1917 with additional studies at Berlin University. He lived in San Francisco (1898-1906) but relocated to Los Angeles, California following the Great Earthquake. He was a photographer prior to Medical School and practiced medicine in Southern California before World War II and in Denver post-World War II. He was also known as Dr. Peter M. Suski. The collection consists primarily of manuscripts, clippings, and published versions of works by Sakae Susuki. Includes manuscripts of Issei Viewpoint, a series of short articles published in the English section of the Shin Nichibei (the Japanese American News) (1958-61) as well as clippings of the articles. Also includes clippings of other articles by and about Susuki, and manuscripts for his books, An Introduction to Shosho or the Grass Style of Writing, The Dictionary of Kanji, and Tenbunsh: Jsatsu. Additionally there is a small collection of pre-war photographs. Some materials in this collection are in Japanese.
    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], P.M. Suski Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Sakae Susuki was born in 1875; a native of Okayama Prefecture, he arrived in the United States in 1898; graduated University of Southern California Medical School, 1917; additional studies at Berlin University; lived in San Francisco (1898-1906) and relocated to Los Angeles, California following the Great Earthquake; was a photographer prior to Medical School; practiced medicine in Southern California before World War II and in Denver post-World War II; was also known as Dr. Peter M. Suski; he was also an author and a linguist; died 1961.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists primarily of manuscripts, clippings, and published versions of works by Sakae Susuki. Includes manuscripts of Issei Viewpoint, a series of short articles published in the English section of the Shin Nichibei (the Japanese American News) (1958-61) as well as clippings of the articles. Also includes clippings of other articles by and about Susuki, and manuscripts for his books, An Introduction to Shosho or the Grass Style of Writing, The Dictionary of Kanji, and Tenbunsh: Jsatsu. Additionally there is a small collection of pre-war photographs.
    Materials in this collection are in English and Japanese.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Published materials and manuscripts for his books and articles (Boxes 139 and 722).
    2. Manuscripts for his books and articles and newspaper clippings (Box 140).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Suski, P.M. (Peter Marie), b. 1875--Archives.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Authors--Archival resources.
    Japanese Americans--United States--Archival resources.
    Physicians--United States--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.
    Photographs.

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