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Higuchi (Eddie S.) papers
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Description
Materials consist of some personal papers, as well as booklets, pamphlets and other ephemera gathered by Huguchi while he was working for the Civil Information Office in Japan after the War. Includes a report on audio-visual needs in the region, with five hand-drawn maps and four organizational tables; 16 pamphlets on various topics and places, all in Japanese; a pamphlet in Japanese on the Korean conflict; five maps (folded) including a Map of Sapporo, a Traffic Map of Hokkaido, a Map of Tokyo (US Army, 1946), and an Organization of Government of Japan 1948 (prepared by US occupation, one of 400 copies). Also an envelope with four letters in Japanese, some cards, Huguchi’s business card, his official Army discharge, and a letter to his sister in California in 1950 (about the escalating conflict in Korea).
Background
Eddie S. Higuchi (1920-1998) was a Nisei from Santa Clara, California. He served in the United States military as an interpreter and received an honorable discharge in 1946 while serving in Japan. He remained there to work for the Civil Information Office of the Hokkaido Civil Affairs Region. According to his business card he worked "Developing democracy through audio-visual education."
Extent
0.41 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.