Jikihara was born in 1869 and was a native of Okayama Prefecture. He arrived in the United States and was a farmer and inventor
in Southern California and later known as a hermit poet. He published and edited a poetry magazine titled,
Remonch. The collection consists of diaries, correspondence, memoirs, business records, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous materials.
Some parts of the collection are in Japanese.
Jikihara was born in 1869; he was a native of Okayama Prefecture; the date of his arrival in the United States is unknown;
he was a farmer and inventor in Southern California and was later known as a hermit poet; he was a longtime resident of Upland,
California; published and edited a poetry magazine titled, Remonch.
6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
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