Finding Aid for the Kagiwada Brothers Papers, 1919-1947

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection
Processed by UCLA Library Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library Special Collections
UCLA Library Special Collections staff
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2001
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Kagiwada Brothers Papers, 1919-1947

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection

Collection number: 2010

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • UCLA Library Special Collections staff
  • UCLA Library 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
UCLA Library Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2008
© 2001 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Kagiwada Brothers Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1919-1947
Collection number: 2010
Creator: Kagiwada Brothers
Extent: 12 boxes (6 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Eiho and Yoshifusa Kagiwada were brothers, born in the Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan. They emigrated to the United States where Eiho obtained a BS at Southwestern University and Yoshifusa obtained a BS from the University of Southern California. They subsequently became agents for Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and partners in the Kagiwada Insurance Agency. This collection consists of business records and office files related to the work of the Kagiwada brothers.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library 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 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 Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Kagiwada Brothers Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233210 

Biography

Eiho Kagiwada was born 1895; a native of Kanagawa Prefecture, he arrived in the United States in 1914; BS, Southwestern University (1927); agent for Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada; partner with his brother Yoshifusa in the Kagiwada Insurance Agency; he was also known as Frank E. Kagiwada.
Yoshifusa Kagiwada arrived in the United States in 1916; BS, University of Southern California (1929); was a partner with his brother Eiho and an agent for the Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada; he was also known as Harry Y. Kagiwada.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of business records and office files related to the work of the Kagiwada brothers. The majority of the collection is made up of alphabetical office files of Canada Sun life insurance policyholders handled by the Kagiwada Insurance Agency (1924-41). The collection also includes income tax records and business records and correspondence.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Income tax records, and business correspondence and records, 1924-47 (Box 92).
  2. Alphabetical office files of Canada Sun life insurance policyholders handled by the Kagiwada Insurance Agency, 1924-41 (Boxes 93-102).
  3. Miscellaneous business records, 1926-42 (Boxes 103 & 720).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Kagiwada brothers--Archives.
Kagiwada, Eiho--Archives.
Kagiwada, Yoshifusa--Archives.
Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
Insurance agents--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Japanese Americans--United Stataes--Archival resources.
Business records.

Related Material

Japanese American Research Project Collection of Material about Japanese in the United States (Collection 2010)  . Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

Container List

 

Kagiwada Brothers Papers 1919-1947

Physical Description: 7 linear ft.
 

Income tax records, business correspondence and records. 1924-1947

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.
Box 92, Folder 1

Copies of Kagiwada Eiho's federal income tax returns. 1924-1932

Physical Description: (11 items)

Scope and Content Note

Also, receipts for County and school tax, County of Los Angeles, 1924-1934.
Box 92, Folder 2

Copies of Kagiwada Yoshifusa's federal income tax returns. 1935, 1938 & 1947

Physical Description: (4 items)

Scope and Content Note

Also, California individual income tax return, 1947.
Box 92, Folder 3

Business correspondence of the Kagiwada Insurance Agency. May 1926-April 1942

Physical Description: (156 items)

Scope and Content Note

re Canada Sun Life Insurance policies.
Box 92, Folder 4

Office records of the deceased policyholders of Canada Sun Life Insurance and their death claims. 1929-1941

Physical Description: (approximately 150 items)

Scope and Content Note

17 cases.
Box 92, Folder 5

Correspondence and office records on lapsed or cancelled Canada Sun life insurance policies. 1928-1942

Physical Description: (168 items)
Box 92, Folder 6

Copies of application forms forwarded to the home office. 1933-1940

Physical Description: (12 items)
Box 92, Folder 7

Lists of prospective clients. 1938-1939

Physical Description: (14 pieces)
 

Alphabetical office files of Canada Sun Life Insurance policyholders handled by the Kagiwada Insurance Agency. 1924-1941

Physical Description: 5 linear ft. (approximately 500 file folders)
Box 93

Records on 37 policyholders, A-HA.

Physical Description: (37 folders)
Box 94

Records on 51 policyholders, HAR-INA.

Physical Description: (51 folders)
Box 95

Records on 55 policyholders, INA-KE.

Physical Description: (55 folders)
Box 96

Records on 42 policyholders, KI-KY.

Physical Description: (42 folders)
Box 97

Records on 44 policyholders, MA-MU.

Physical Description: (44 folders)
Box 98

Records on 49 policyholders, NA-NO.

Physical Description: (49 folders)
Box 99

Records on 59 policyholders, O-SA.

Physical Description: (59 folders)
Box 100

Records on 54 policyholders, SA-SU.

Physical Description: (54 folders)
Box 101

Records on 46 policyholders, SU-TSU.

Physical Description: (46 folders)
Box 102

Records on 53 policyholders, U-Z.

Physical Description: (53 folders)
 

Miscellaneous Business Records 1926-1942

Physical Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Box 103, Folder 1

A book of cancelled checks, Kagiwada Insurance Agency. May 1933-January 1935

Physical Description: (1 book)
Box 103, Folder 2

Miscellaneous financial and business records, Kagiwada Insurance agency. 1919-1942

Physical Description: (11 items)
Box 103, Folder 3

Kagiwada Yoshifusa's automobile insurance policies. 1939-1940 & 1941-1942

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 103, Folder 4

Profit and Loss Statements, Olympic Hotel. 1926-1930

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 103, Folder 5

Financial records on the Western Avenue Park Nursery. 1939-1940

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 103, Folder 6

Copies of federal income tax returns completed by the Kagiwada brothers for their clients. 1936-1947

Physical Description: (24 items)
Box 103, Folder 7

Copies of applications for re-entry permits, United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, prepared by the Kagiwada brothers for clients. 1935

Physical Description: (9 pieces)
Box 103, Folder 8

Copies of the Alien Property Reports, TFR-330, United States Treasury Department, prepared by the Kagiwadas for their clients. 1942

Physical Description: (44 reports)
Box 103, Folder 9

Records on the late Abiko Kyutaro's Memorial Fund drive, handled by the Kagiwadas. 1937

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 720

An account book of the Kagiwada Insurance Agency. May 1926-December 1941

Physical Description: (1 book)