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Finding Aid for the Bradford Smith Papers, ca. 1942-1948
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bradford Smith Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1942-1948
    Collection number: 1638
    Creator: Smith, Bradford, 1909-1964
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of 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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Bradford Smith, 1952.

    Funding

    This online finding aid has been funded in part by a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Bradford Smith Papers (Collection 1638). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, books, periodicals, government documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the War Relocation Authority, particularly relating to the Japanese during World War II. Includes material from the Heart Mountain Sentinel and Minidoka newspapers and publications.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Smith, Bradford, 1909-1964--Archives.
    United States. Office of War Information--Officials and employees--Archival resources.
    Literature teachers--United States--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.