Consists of Uchida's correspondence, writings, and professional files, along with a small amount of personal and family papers,
providing insight into the life of a successful and distinguished author, as well as her experiences as a Japanese-American
growing up in Berkeley, Calif., and internment camps during the war years. Uchida's correspondence chiefly concerns business
with publishers and other professionals in the literary publishing trade, and includes a large amount of fan mail. Her writings
contain manuscripts of both published and unpublished works, including books, short stories, folktales, articles, and poetry.
Her professional papers contain biographical and autobiographical information, as well as her bibliographies, awards, notes,
and transcripts for appearances and speeches, interviews, and other professional activities.<lb/>Uchida's personal papers
contain writings she did as a child, with other memorabilia, as well as diaries and journals, personal documents and miscellaneous
papers, as well as memorabilia from several memorial services and exhibits held after her death. The Uchida family papers
include correspondence among the immediate family, along with a few papers of her parents, Takashi ("Dwight") and Iku Uchida.
Of special interest are those materials concerning relocation and redress, which include correspondence written by family
members during their internment, scrapbooks, diaries, drawings and watercolors, and miscellaneous publications regarding internment.
26 digital objects
Number of containers: 67 boxes, 1 carton, 2 volumes, 2 oversize folders, 14 oversize boxes, 1 portfolio
linear feet: 32
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