Hans Baerwald was a UCLA professor emeritus and internationally renowned scholar of Japanese politics. The collection consists
of correspondence, Baerwald's master publication file, lecture notes, professional organization and conference files and research
files on subjects such as the purge, the Lockheed case, elections, the economic bubble, occupation policy, the Diet, Japanese
Prime Ministers, and the Showa Emperor.
Hans H. Baerwald was born in Tokyo to German-Jewish parents on June 18, 1927. He attended The American School in Japan and
became fluent in Japanese, German, French and English. The family immigrated to Berkeley, California in 1940 where Baerwald
graduated from Berkeley High School and began course work at University of California, Berkeley.
19.2 linear ft. (40 document boxes)
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