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Finding Aid for the Shasui Takayanagi Papers, ca. 1943
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Shasui Takayanagi Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1943
    Collection number: 1370
    Creator: Takayanagi, Shasui
    Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Takayanagi was interned at Heart Mountain Relocation Center in northwestern Wyoming near the cities of Cody and Powell. It was one of ten United States government camps used to house Japanese Americans during World War II under the administration of the War Relocation Authority (WRA). It opened in August 1942 and closed in November 1945, holding more than 10,000 internees at its peak. Collection consists of paintings, memorabilia, and ephemera related to Heart Mountain Relocation Camp during the 1940s. Some of the collection is 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: 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 Shasui Takayanagi, 1984.

    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], Shasui Takayanagi Papers (Collection 1370). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Takayanagi was interned at Heart Mountain Relocation Center in northwestern Wyoming near the cities of Cody and Powell. It was one of ten U.S. government camps used to house Japanese Americans during World War II under the administration of the War Relocation Authority (WRA). It opened in August 1942 and closed in November 1945, holding more than 10,000 internees at its peak.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of paintings, memorabilia, and ephemera related to Heart Mountain Relocation Camp during the 1940s.
    Materials in this collection are in Japanese and English.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Takayanagi, Shasui--Archives.
    Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming.
    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Archival resources.
    Paintings.

    Related Material

    Japanese American Research Project Collection of Material about Japanese in the United States (Collection 2010). Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    Japanese American Research Project - Fading Footsteps of the Issei (Collection 2010). Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.