Finding Aid for the Ruth W. Kingman Papers Related to the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, 1941-1952

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection
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Finding Aid for the Ruth W. Kingman Papers Related to the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, 1941-1952

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection

Collection number: 2010

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • UCLA Library Special Collections staff
  • UCLA Library Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone:310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
UCLA Library Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2008
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ruth W. Kingman Papers Related to the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play,
Date (inclusive): 1941-1952
Collection number: 2010
Creator: Kingman, Ruth W.
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Ruth W. Kingman was the Executive Secretary of the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. The collection consists of correspondence and other papers related to the activities of that organization and Ruth W. Kingman's involvement in it. Includes materials related to the Tanforan Assembly Center, the Central Utah WRA (War Relocation Authority) Center in Topaz, Utah, correspondence with Japanese evacuees and incidental papers on the naturalization of Japanese.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Copyright has not been assigned to Library Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Library Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ruth W. Kingman Papers Related to the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233210 

Biography

Ruth W. Kingman was the Executive Secretary of the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence and other papers related to the activities of the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play and Ruth W. Kingman's involvement in the organization. Includes materials related to the Tanforan Assembly Center and the Central Utah War Relocation Authority (WRA) Center in Topaz, Utah. Includes Kingman's correspondence with Japanese evacuees, including Chiura Obata on the Tanforan Center Art School, and American soldiers. Also includes incidental papers on the naturalization of Japanese.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Kingman, Ruth W.--Archives.
Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play.
Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
Women civic leaders--Archival resources.
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Archival resources.

Related Material

Japanese American Research Project Collection of Material about Japanese in the United States (Collection 2010)  . Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.
Citizenship in a Democracy {oral history transcript} / Harry L. Kingman, interviewee. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1973.
Japanese-American Relocation Reviewed {oral history transcript}. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1976.

Container List

 

Kingman Papers 1941-1952

Physical Description: 7 folders
Box 154, Folder 4

Kingman correspondence re the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. May 1942-ca. January 1946

Physical Description: (78 items)
Box 154, Folder 5

Kingman correspondence with American soldiers on the treatment of Japanese Americans. August-December 1943

Physical Description: (19 letters)
Box 154, Folder 6

Kingman correspondence with Japanese evacuees. April 1942-March 1945

Physical Description: (47 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Mostly in 1942.
Box 154, Folder 7

Correspondence and documents re a Christmas program at the Central Utah WRA center, Topaz, Utah. December 1942

Physical Description: (29 items)
Box 154, Folder 8

Kingman correspondence with Chiura Obata on the Art School in the Tanforan Assembly Center and the Central Utah WRA Center, Topaz, Utah. May-November 1942

Physical Description: (15 letters)
Box 154, Folder 9

Documents and printed materials re the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. 1942-1945

Physical Description: (19 items)
Box 154 , Folder 9

A brief historical report of the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. October 1, 1941-December 15, 1945

Physical Description: (13pp. + appendix, mimeographed, 1 item)
Box 154 , Folder 9

News releases, reports, and circulars. October 1941-November 1945

Physical Description: (11 items, mimeographed)
Box 154 , Folder 9

3 undated reports and 1 notebook of Kingman memos.

Physical Description: (Carbon copies, 4 items)
Box 154 , Folder 9

Other incidental papers.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 154, Folder 10

Incidental papers on the naturalization of Japanese. 1946-1952

Physical Description: (16 items)