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Finding Aid for the Yasui Family Papers, 1907-1946 (Collection LSC.2010
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Note
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Related Material

  • Title: Yasui Family papers
    Collection number: LSC.2010
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.5 linear ft. (5 boxes. 2 flat boxes.)
    Date (inclusive): 1907-1946
    Abstract: Satosuke Yasui was born in 1881 in Hiroshima Prefecture. He arrived in Hawaii in 1907, where he was a newspaperman, Japanese language school principal and teacher, and publisher and editor of the Maui Shimbun. He also served as an officer of the Japanese Association of Maui. The collection consists of personal papers, diaries, correspondence, instructional materials, informational publications, sound recordings, artwork, and photographs related to the Yasui family. The collection also includes papers related to the Japanese Association of Wailuku, Hawaii, and a notebook of sermon memos kept by Jodo Shinshu Buddhist priest, Taksuhiko Matsuda, at Tule Lake. Some materials in this collection are in Japanese.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
    Creator: Yasui family

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of the Japanese American Research Project of the Japanese American Citizens League, 1973.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Yasui Family Papers (Collection Nnumber 2010). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Yoko Shimojo, with assistance from Elizabeth Sheehan, 2007, in the Center For Primary Research and Training (CFPRT). Folder contents were rehoused and series levels added to enhance access to the materials.

    Biography

    Satosuke Yasui was born in 1881 in the Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. He graduated from Hiroshima Normal School and arrived in Hawaii in 1907. He was a newspaperman and Japanese language school principal and teacher. He was also publisher and editor of the Maui Shimbun (1920-41). He served as an officer of the Japanese Association of Maui.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of personal papers, diaries, correspondence, instructional materials, informational publications, sound recordings, artwork, and photographs related to the Yasui family. Personal papers consist of Satosuke Yasui's 18 notebook diaries (1910-41), correspondence, and miscellaneous items such as practice sheets of calligraphy, instructional materials, Japanese sound recordings, artwork, and a photo album. The collection also includes papers related to the Japanese Assn. of Wailuku, Hawaii, a small amount of articles published in the Maui Shimbun, and a notebook of sermon memos kept by Jodo Shinshu Buddhist priest Taksuhiko Matsuda, at Tule Lake.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Artwork
    2. Diaries
    3. Miscellaneous
    4. Organizational files
    5. Photographs
    6. Printed materials.

    Related Material

    Manzanar War Relocation Center Records (Collection 122)  . Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
    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, UCLA.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Yasui family--Archives.
    Yasui, Matsuno--Archives.
    Yasui, Satosuke--Archives.
    Diaries.
    Family papers.
    Japanese American families--Hawaii--Archival resources.
    Photographs.
    Sound recordings.
    Teachers--Hawaii--Archival resources.