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Finding Aid for the Hugh Harris Anderson Papers, 1944-1950
2010  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hugh Harris Anderson Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1944-1950
    Collection number: 2010
    Creator: Anderson, Hugh Harris
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Hugh Harris Anderson was a member of the Friends of the American Way and the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. He assisted Japanese Americans in Southern California at the time of the evacuation and post-World War II resettlement. He also served as advisor in the Colorado River Relocation Center in Poston, Arizona. The collection consists of correspondence, documents, and miscellaneous printed materials related to Anderson's involvement with the activities of the Friends of the American Way and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
    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], Hugh Harris Anderson 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

    Anderson was a longtime resident of Pasadena, California; he was a member of the Friends of the American Way and the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play; he assisted Japanese Americans in Southern California at the time of the evacuation and post-World War II resettlement; he also served as adviser in the Colorado River Relocation Center in Poston, Arizona.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, documents, and miscellaneous printed materials related to Hugh Harris Anderson's involvement with the activities of the Friends of the American Way and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Correspondence re the Friends of the American Way, May 1944-December 1950.
    2. Documents and printed materials related to the Friends of the American Way, ca. 1944-45.
    3. Bank statements and cancelled checks of the Friends of the American Way, September 1944-July 1946.
    4. Miscellaneous financial records of the Friends of the American Way, 1944-46.
    5. Documents, records, photographs, and other materials related to the Hagiwara family's evacuation loss claims on the Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, ca. 1942-49.
    6. Documents on the Agricultural Communities Foundation.
    7. Miscellany.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Anderson, Hugh Harris--Archives.
    Friends of the American Way.
    Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
    Civic leaders--California--Pasadena--Archival resources.
    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.

    Related Material

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