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Inventory of the Maria Wolters papers
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Description
The collection includes materials related to famine and earthquake relief and welfare in Japan, and consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia.
Background
Maria Wolters was a German-American relief worker in Japan from 1904 to 1959. She organized a fundraising drive in the U.S. that raised millions for farmers and victims of earthquakes. She also donated large sums out of her savings for child welfare in Japan.
Extent
5 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (3 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.