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Finding Aid for the Charlotte B. DeForest Papers, 1942-1945
2010  
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Description
Charlotte DeForest was the daughter of pioneer missionary, John H. DeForest, of the American Board Mission; after graduation from Smith College, she returned to Japan and worked as a missionary educator. She was the President of Kobe College for women, Japan, and the author of The Woman and the Leaven in Japan (1923). She worked as a Junior Counselor at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, California. This collection consists of manuscripts, printed materials, and other miscellaneous items related to the Manzanar War Relocation Center (WRA) and the work of Charlotte DeForest. It includes WRA staff memoranda and circulars, interview records and notes on internees at Manzanar, and a scrapbook of mementos.
Background
DeForest was the daughter of pioneer missionary, John H. DeForest, of the American Board Mission; after graduation from Smith College, she returned to Japan and worked as a missionary educator; was president of Kobe College for women, Japan; author of The Woman and the Leaven in Japan (1923); worked as a Junior counselor at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, California.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to Library Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Library Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
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.