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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Daniel B. Luten Jr. Papers
    Dates: 1931-1964
    Collection number: 80064
    Creator: Luten, Daniel B., 1908-
    Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes (2.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: American demographer and technical adviser to the chief, Natural Resources Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, Japan, 1948-1950. Materials include writings, correspondence, memoranda, statistics, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to natural resources and population in Japan, and the question of birth control.
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Access to audiovisual materials requires at least two weeks advance notice. Audiovisual materials include sound recordings, video recordings, and motion picture film. Hoover staff will determine whether use copies of the materials requested can be made available. Some materials may not be accessible even with advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives Audiovisual Specialist for further information.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Daniel B. Luten Jr. Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980

    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 Note

    1908, March 15 Born, Indianapolis, Indiana
    1929 B.A. Darthmouth College
    1933 Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
    1935-1961 Research Chemist, Development Supervisor, Shell Oil Company adn Shell Development Company, Martinez and Emeryville, California
    1948-1950 (on leave) Technical Advisor to the Chief, Natural Resources Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, Japan
    1962-1975 Lecturer, University of California Berkeley

    Scope and Content of Collection

    American demographer and technical adviser to the chief, Natural Resources Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, Japan, 1948-1950. Materials include writings, correspondence, memoranda, statistics, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to natural resources and population in Japan, and the question of birth control.

    Arrangement

    Arranged into four series: Correspondence, Subject File, Press Comments of demographic, economic and political problems of Japan, and Press comments of demographic, economic and political problems of the countries other than Japan.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers.
    Birth control--Japan.
    Military government.
    Natural resources--Japan.
    Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
    Japan--Population.