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Finding Aid for the Toshihei Jikihara Papers, 1906-1929
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Toshihei Jikihara Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1906-1929
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Jikihara, Toshihei
    Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Toshihei Jikihara Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of diaries, correspondence, memoirs, business records, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous materials related to the life of poet, inventor, and farmer Toshihei Jikihara.
    Materials in this collection are in both Japanese and English.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Biographical data.
    2. Diaries.
    3. Personal correspondence, 1916-29.
    4. Business records.
    5. Memoirs.
    6. Three diary-books containing drafts of short essays on a wide range of topics.
    7. A scrapbook containing clippings from the Remonch, ca. 1915-16.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Jikihara, Toshihei--Archives.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Poets, Japanese--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Japanese American farmers--California--Upland--Archival resources.
    Inventors--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Diaries.

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