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Register of the John W. Nason Papers, 1921-2001
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John W. Nason Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1921-2001
    Collection Number: 83003
    Creator: Nason, John W.
    Collection Size: 51 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (21.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, newsletters, leaflets, and financial statements, relating to the work of the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council in placing Japanese American students in colleges and universities in the United States during World War II, and to other aspects of education in the United States.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John W. Nason Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1983.

    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.

    Related Materials

    National Japanese American Student Relocation Council records, Hoover Institution Archives
    Gertrude King papers, Hoover Institution Archives
    Thomas Ray Bodine papers, Hoover Institution Archives

    Access Points

    Education
    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
    World War, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945--Education and the war
    Education--United States
    World War, 1939-1945--United States

    Biographical Note

    1905, Feb. 9 Born, St. Paul, Minnesota
    1931-1940 Instructor and Assistant Professor, Swarthmore College
    1938-1939 Chairman, Department of Philosophy, Swarthmore College
    1940-1953 President, Swarthmore College
    1942-1945 Chairman, National Japanese-American Student Relocation Council
    1942-1945 President, UN Council of Philadelphia
    1943-1949 President, National Council on Religion in Higher Education
    1945-1978 Trustee, Edward W. Hazen Foundation
    1949-1953 President, World Affairs Council of Philadelphia
    1953-1962 President, Foreign Policy Association
    1962-1970 President, Carleton College

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, newsletters, leaflets, and financial statements, relating to the work of the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council in placing Japanese American students in colleges and universities in the United States during World War II, and to other aspects of education in the United States.