Finding Aid for the Hugh Harris Anderson Papers, 1944-1950

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection
Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
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/
© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Hugh Harris Anderson Papers, 1944-1950

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection

Collection number: 2010

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2008
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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. Department of 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, 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.

Preferred Citation

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

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


Container List

 

Anderson Papers 1944-1950

Physical Description: .5 linear ft.
Box 41, Folder 1

Anderson correspondence on the Friends of the American Way. May 1944-December 1945, and May 1949-December 1950

Physical Description: (107 items)
Box 41, Folder 2

Documents and printed materials relating to the Friends of the American Way. ca. 1944-ca. 1945

Physical Description: (71 items)
Box 41, Folder 3

Bank statements and cancelled checks. Friends of the American Way. September 1944-July 1946

Physical Description: (25 items)
Box 41, Folder 4

Miscellaneous financial records of the Friends of the American Way. 1944-1946

Physical Description: (Approximately 60 items)
Box 41, Folder 5

Documents, records, photographs, and other materials. ca. 1942-ca. 1949

Physical Description: (12 items)

Scope and Content Note

re the Hagiwara family's evacuation loss claims on the Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park, San Francsico.
Box 41, Folder 6

Documents on the Agricultural Communities Foundation.

Box 41 , Folder 6

By-Laws of the Agricultural Communities Foundation. November 10, 1944

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 5pp.)
Box 41 , Folder 6

Article of Incorporation of Agricultural Communities Foundation. June 19, 1944

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 4pp.)
Box 41, Folder 7

Miscellany. n.d., 1949

Physical Description: (4 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes various notes and phonograph recordings of Chet Huntley on radio, 1949.