Overview of the Fujita Toshiro reports

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Title: Fujita Toshiro reports
Date (inclusive): 1911-1912
Collection Number: 2017C47
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Japanese and Portuguese
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Reports relating to Japanese settlements in São Paulo state, Brazil.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Fujita, Toshiro.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fujita Toshiro reports, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2017.


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Biographical Note

Japanese acting minister to Brazil.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection consists of official survey reports (nos. 1-2) of some of the earliest Japanese immigrant community and new settlement areas for future Japanese settlements from the São Paulo state, Brazil in 1911-1912, with Fujita's personal notes; classified documents dispatched from the Japanese embassy in Brazil to Japan; letters addressed to Foreign Minister Uchida, Kosai in Japan; and a letter of Tokyo Imin Kaisha (Tokyo immigrant agency). Also included are photographs of European settlements in the state of São Paulo, agricultural maps of Sao Paolo, a draft contract for Japanese settlers in Liberdade (in Japanese and Portuguese), and a Liberdade settlement plan proposal.

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