Inventory of the Masuo Kitaji annotated and illustrated Bibles

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Title: Masuo Kitaji annotated and illustrated Bibles
Date (inclusive): 1935-1973
Collection Number: 2018C26
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 cubic foot boxes (2.0 Linear Feet)
Abstract: English-language printed Bibles annotated by Kitaji with Japanese translations and other commentary.
Creator: Kitaji, Masuo, 1897-1973
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Use

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Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2018.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Masuo Kitaji annotated and illustrated Bibles, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Biographical Note

Japanese American Salvation Army captain.

Scope and Content of Collection

English-language printed Bibles annotated by Kitaji with Japanese translations and other commentary.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Japanese Americans
Bible -- Dictionaries
Bible -- Illustrations

 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: Front Matter 1935-1945

Scope and Contents

Front matter consists of annotations by Kitaji, introductory material on the Bible, and a Biblical dictionary.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: Law 1935-1945

Scope and Contents

This section contains the books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: History 1935-1945

Scope and Contents

This section contains the books of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, First and Second Samuel, First and Second Kings, First and Second Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: Wisdom and Poetry 1935-1945

Scope and Contents

This section contains the books of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: Major Prophets 1935-1945

Scope and Contents

This section contains books belonging to the major prophets of Israel: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: Minor Prophets 1935-1945

Scope and Contents

This section contains books belonging to the minor prophets of Israel: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: Gospels and Acts 1935-1945

Scope and Contents

This section contains the gospels according to the apostles Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. It also contains the Acts of the apostles.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: Epistles

Scope and Contents

This section contains the epistles, or letters, to the early Christian church: Romans, First and Second Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, First and Second Thessalonians, First and Second Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, First and Second Peter, First, Second, Third John, and Jude.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: The Apocalypse 1935-1945

Scope and Contents

This section contains the book of Revelation.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible one: Back Matter 1935-1945

Scope and Contents

This section contains various appendices, timelines, and Kitaji's handwritten illustrations and annotations.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: Front Matter 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains handwritten annotations and illustrations by Kitaji and a short preface to the edition of the Bible.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: Law 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains the books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: History 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains the books of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, First and Second Samuel, First and Second Kings, First and Second Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: Wisdom and Poetry 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains the books of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: Major Prophets 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains books belonging to the major prophets of Israel: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: Minor Prophets 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains books belonging to the minor prophets of Israel: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: Gospels and Acts 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains the gospels according to the apostles Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. It also contains the Acts of the apostles.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: Epistles 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains the epistles, or letters, to the early Christian church: Romans, First and Second Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, First and Second Thessalonians, First and Second Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, First and Second Peter, First, Second, Third John, and Jude.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: The Apocalypse 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains the book of Revelation.
 

Masuo Kitaji Bible two: Back Matter 1953-1973

Scope and Contents

This section contains various appendices, timelines, diagrams, Kitaji's handwritten illustrations and annotations.