Preliminary Inventory of the Japanese Modern History Manuscript Collection

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Japanese modern history manuscript collection,
Date (inclusive): circa 1868-1989
Collection Number: 2004C32
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Japanese
Physical Description: 93 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (38.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Manuscripts, ephemeral printed matter, and maps, relating to various aspects of Japanese history, including Nagano prefecture local government during the Meiji period; the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895; pre-World War II domestic affairs; the post-World War II American occupation; the International Military Tribunal for the Far East; adoption of a constitution; political conditions; elections; agriculture; communism; labor; public safety issues; Ryukyu issues; and the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty. Collected by the Hoover Institution East Asia Library.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. East Asia Library.

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Japanese modern history manuscript collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired.

Accruals

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Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts, ephemeral printed matter, and maps, relating to various aspects of Japanese history, including Nagano prefecture local government during the Meiji period; the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895; pre-World War II domestic affairs; the post-World War II American occupation; the International Military Tribunal for the Far East; adoption of a constitution; political conditions; elections; agriculture; communism; labor; public safety issues; Ryukyu issues; and the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty. Collected by the Hoover Institution East Asia Library.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace. East Asian Collection.
Agriculture--Japan.
Chinese-Japanese War, 1894-1895.
Communism--Japan.
Elections--Japan.
Japan--Economic conditions.
Japan--Foreign relations.
Japan--History--20th century.
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
Japan--Politics and government--20th century.
Japan--Social conditions.
Labor movement--Japan.
War crime trials--Japan.

 

Collection Inventory In Japanese

Box 1-9

Araki Sadao (1877-1966) collection

Box 10

Irie Toshio (1901-1972) collection

Box 11-21

Shinoda Jisaku (1879-1946) collection

Box 22-26

Hamada Tokkai (1899-1958) collection

Box 27-28, 91-92

Hiranuma Kiichiro (1867-1952) collection

Box 29-48

Yano Toyotaro collection

Box 49-54

Miscellaneous items on pre-World War II domestic affairs

Box 55-57

Miscellaneous items on pre-World War II and immediately after the war

Box 58

Issues of post-World War II farmers

Box 59

Materials about Nihon Yusen

Box 60

Journals of local assembly meetings in Nagano Prefecture, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Box 61

Paul Goforth collection

Box 62

Newspaper items on Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895

Box 63

Issues of post-World War II constitution

Box 64-67

International Military Tribunal for the Far East

Box 68

Issues regarding Ryukyu

Box 69-71

Post-World War II communist movement

Box 72

Post-World War II labor movement

Box 73

Post-World War II public safety issues

Box 74

Leaflets regarding U.S.-Japan Security Treaty

Box 75

Post-World War II elections in Japan

Box 76-77

Miscellaneous items on post-World War II Japan

Box 78-82

Maps

Mixed materials 83-95

Incremental Materials