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Guide to the Stanford University, Stanford Center for Japanese Studies, Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0265
    Creator: Stanford University. Stanford Center for Japanese Studies.
    Title: Stanford University, Stanford Center for Japanese Studies, records
    Dates: 1936-1964 (bulk 1960-1964)
    Bulk Dates: 1960-1964
    Physical Description: 2.25 linear feet (5 boxes)
    Summary: The collection largely contains correspondence with some memoranda, proposals, financial documents, class materials, and photographs. Much of the correspondence is that of Robert H. Brower, John D. Goheen, Thomas C. Smith, and Kurt Steiner; other correspondents include T. E. Gore, Paul Hanna, Shinzo Kaji, George Kerr, Hideo Kishimoto, William H. McCullough, and John L. Mothershead, Jr. Records pre-dating the Center occur in Goheen's correspondence and include George Kerr's prospectus for an Institute for American Studies in Japan, 1947, and his syllabus for a Japanese literature class, 1936. The photographs primarily document the first year of the program.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], Stanford University, Stanford Center for Japanese Studies, Records (SC0265). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The Stanford Center for Japanese Studies in Tokyo was established in April 1961. The purpose was to provide undergraduate and graduate students from Stanford and other universities with the opportunity to pursue intensive study in Japanese and Asian affairs for a full calendar year. John D. Goheen was its founding director.

    Description of the Collection

    The collection largely contains correspondence with some memoranda, proposals, financial documents, class materials, and photographs. Much of the correspondence is that of Robert H. Brower, John D. Goheen, Thomas C. Smith, and Kurt Steiner; other correspondents include T. E. Gore, Paul Hanna, Shinzo Kaji, George Kerr, Hideo Kishimoto, William H. McCullough, and John L. Mothershead, Jr. Records pre-dating the Center occur in Goheen's correspondence and include George Kerr's prospectus for an Institute for American Studies in Japan, 1947, and his syllabus for a Japanese literature class, 1936. The photographs primarily document the first year of the program.

    Access Terms

    Brower, Robert H., 1923-1988.
    Goheen, John D.
    Hanna, Paul Robert, 1902-
    Kaji, Shinzo.
    Kerr, George H., 1911-
    Kishimoto, Hideo, 1903-1964.
    McCullough, William H.
    Mothershead, John L.
    Smith, Thomas C. (Thomas Carlyle), 1916-2004
    Stanford University. Stanford Center for Japanese Studies.
    Steiner, Kurt, 1912-
    Foreign study.
    Intercultural education.
    Japan--Study and teaching.
    Photoprints