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Finding Aid for the Bradford Smith Papers, ca. 1942-1948
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Description
Bradford Smith (May 13, 1909- ) was a professor of English at St. Paul's University, 1931-36, lecturer at Imperial University (1934-36) in Tokyo, Japan, instructor at Columbia University, 1936-40. Later he was chief of Central Pacific Operations, United States Office of War Information (OWI), 1942-45. Some of his publications include Americans from Japan (1948), Bradford of Plymouth (1951), Portrait of India (1962), and Men of Peace (1964). The collection consists of manuscripts, books, periodicals, government documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the War Relocation Authority (WRA), particularly relating to the Japanese during World War II. Includes material from the Heart Mountain Sentinel and Minidoka newspapers and publications.
Background
Smith was born on May 13, 1909 in North Adams, Massachusetts; attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1926-27; BA (1930), MA (1931), Columbia University; professor of English, St. Paul's University (1931-36) and lecturer, Imperial University (1934-36) in Tokyo, Japan; instructor, Columbia University, 1936-40; member of literature department (1940-42) and director of International Summer School (1952-61), Bennington College; chief of Central Pacific Operations, United States Office of War Information, 1942-45; publications include Americans from Japan (1948), Bradford of Plymouth (1951), Portrait of India (1962), and Men of Peace (1964); he died on July 14, 1964.
Extent
7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.