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Guide to the Wayne H. Maeda papers
MSS 2011/17  
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Related Archival Materials note
  • Processing Information note

  • Title: Wayne H. Maeda papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 2011/17
    Contributing Institution: California State University, Sacramento Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 14.5 Linear feet (10 record cartons, 2 oversize boxes)
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1969-2006
    Date (inclusive): 1900-2009
    Abstract: Collection consists of drafts and notes for narratives on Asian Americans, photographs, exhibit items, artifacts, publications, and audio & visual material accumulated by Wayne H. Maeda, instructor and founding member of Asian American Studies at Sacramento State.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    The Wayne H. Maeda papers were donated to the Department of Special Collections & University Archives by Yumi Maeda in 2011.

    Preferred Citation note

    [Identification of item including date], [Folder Title], MSS 2011/17, Wayne H. Maeda papers, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, University Library, California State University, Sacramento.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection is open for research. Some restrictions may apply. The Library does not hold copyright to all of the photographs in this collection. Publication or display of these reproductions without permission of the copyright holder may constitute copyright infringement.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, Chapter 17 of the U.S. Code. Requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce from collections must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Permission for publication is given on the behalf of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, University Library, California State University, Sacramento as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Wayne H. Maeda (1947-2013) was born in Dayton, Ohio. His parents, Masao and Ayako Maeda, were Japanese Americans formerly interned in Arizona during World War II. After Wayne's birth, his family moved to Sacramento, California where he graduated from high school in 1965. In 1967, he graduated from Sacramento City College and later, in 1969, received his B.A. in Social Science from California State University, Sacramento (CSUS). He completed his M.A. in Social Science in 1976.
    Maeda served as an instructor and founding member of Asian American Studies at CSUS. In 1992, he curated the Sacramento History Museum exhibit, "Continuing Traditions: Japanese Americans, Story of a People, 1869-1992". In addition, he served as a board member for the CSUS Japanese American Archival Collection Advisory Board and the National Japanese American Historical Society. In 2000, he authored the book "Changing Dreams and Treasured Memories: A Story of Japanese Americans in the Sacramento Region".

    Related Archival Materials note

    Related materials to Japanese Americans may be found in the following collections in this repository:
    Japanese American Archival Collection (MSS 1994/01) & Florin Japanese American Citizens League Oral History Project.

    Processing Information note

    Processed by Christopher Rockwell.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Department of Ethnic Studies. California State University, Sacramento.
    Maeda, Wayne
    Maeda, Yumi
    Asian Americans -- Study and teaching
    California -- Race relations
    Japanese Americans -- California -- Exhibitions
    Japanese Americans -- California -- History
    Japanese Americans -- Education
    Sacramento Valley (Calif.) -- History