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Finding Aid for the Shisei Tsuneishi Papers, 1927-1987
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Indexing Terms
  • Books Collected

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Shisei Tsuneishi Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1927-1987
    Collection number: 1553
    Creator: Tsuneishi, Shisei, 1888-
    Extent: 64 boxes (32 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Tsuneishi (1888- ) was a haiku poet. The collection consists of periodicals, monographs, scrapboooks, and holograph journals of Shisei (Satoru) Tsuneishi. Most of the monographs in the collection relate to haiku, and scrapbooks contain accounts of Shisei and also clippings related to haiku in the U.S.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Tomiko Tsuneishi, 1987.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Shisei Tsuneishi Papers (Collection 1553). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3222576 


    Tsuneishi was a haiku poet.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of periodicals, monographs, scrapboooks, and holograph journals of Shisei (Satoru) Tsuneishi. Includes approximately 90 haiku journals kept by Shisei, 1942-85. Also contains periodicals Hototogisu (1927-87), Tamamo (1938-86), and Tachibana (1927-72). Most of the monographs in the collection relate to haiku, and scrapbooks contain accounts of Shisei and also clippings related to haiku in the U.S.
    Most of the collection is in Japanese with some portions in English

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Tsuneishi, Shisei,--1888- --Archives.
    Poets, Japanese--Archival resources.
    Haiku--Archival resources.

    Books Collected

    Books collected, in English

    • Morton, Julia and Younger, R. Exotic Plants for House and Garden, c. 1977.
    • Edwards, Patricia B. You've Got to Find Happiness, it Won't Find You, c. 1971.
    • Blanton, Smiley Love or Perish, c. 1956.
    • Nathan, George Jean World's Great Plays, c. 1944.
    • Armstrong, Spencer 101 of the World's Greatest Books, c. 1946.
    • Eddy, Mary Baker Science and Health, c. 1914.
    • Day, Albert Edward Discipline and Discovery, c. 1947.
    • Peale, Norman Vincent Complete Sayings of Jesus, c. 1955.
    • Zim, Herbert and Gabrielson, I Birds: A Guide to the Most Familiar American Birds, c. 1949.
    • Zim, Herbert and Martin, A. Flowers: A Guide to Familiar American Wildflowers, c. 1950.
    • Frost, Robert Poems of Robert Frost, c. 1946.
    • Zim, Herbert and Ingle, L. Seashores: A Guide to Animals and Plants Along the Beaches, c. 1956.
    • Untermeyer, Louis Modern American Poetry, Modern English Poetry, c. 1950.
    • Davies, Powell A. Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls, c. 1956.
    • Ramsay, Mary E. Christian Science and its Discoverer, c. 1955.
    • Tozer, A.W. The Divine Conquest - No date.
    • Williams, Oscar Immortal Poems of the English Language, c. 1952.
    • Oursler, Fulton Greatest story ever told, c. 1951.
    • Carnegie, Dale How to Win Friends and Influence People, c. 1966.
    • Caldwell, Taylor Dear and Glorious Physician, c. 1962.
    • Campbell, Kathleen Anthology of English poetry: Dryden to Blake, c. 1930.
    • Itabashi, Kozo Absolute One: The Highest Redemption of Life, n.d.
    • Zim, Herbert and Martin, A. Trees: A Guide to Familiar American Trees, c. 1956.
    • Whitman, Walt Leaves of Grass, c. 1907.
    • Monroe, Harriet and Henderson New poetry: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Verse in English, c. 1946.
    • Untermeyer, Louis, editor. Anthology of the New England Poets From Colonial Times to the Present Day, c. 1948.
    • Lowell, James Russell Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell, c. 1890.
    • Untermeyer, Louis, editor. Book of Living Verse: Limited to the Chief Poets, c. 1945.
    • Keats, John and Sheley, P.B John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley: Complete Poetical Works, n.d.
    • Rossetti, Dante Gabriel House of Life: A Sonnet-Sequence, c. 1928.
    • Bakewell, Charles M Source Book in Ancient Philosophy, c. 1907.
    • Van Doren, Mark and Lapolla, G World's Best Poems, c. 1939.
    • Frost, Robert Collected Poems of Robert Frost, c. 1936.
    • Cunliffe, Young, and Doren Century Readings in English Literature, c. 1940.
    • Cook, Roy J. One Hundred and One Famous Poems With a Prose Supplement, c. 1958.
    • Woods, Watt, and Anderson Literature of England, vol. 2, c. 1936.
    • Grey, Henry Classics for the Million: Being an Epitome, in English, of the works of the principal Greek and Latin authors , c. 1883.
    • Wallbank, Walter, Taylor A.M Civilization: Past and Present, vol. 2, c. 1965
    • Spender, Stephen Choice of English Romantic Poetry, c. 1947.
    • Woods, George B. and Watt, H.A. Literature of England: An Anthology and a History, vol.1, c. 1936.
    • Hubbell, Jay B American Life in Literature, c. 1936.
    • Taniguchi, Masaharu Truth of Life, c. 1961.
    • Peale, Norman Vincent Stay Alive All Your Life, c. 1957.
    • Wilde, Oscar Best Known Works of Oscar Wilde, c. 1940.
    • Untermeyer, Louis Treasury of Great Poems: English and American, c. 1942.
    • Gershoy, Leo Era of the French Revolution, 1789, c. 1799, c. 1957.
    • Young, Stark Selected Poems of Sidney Lanier, c. 1947.
    • Kaplan, Justin D. Pocket Aristotle, c. 1960.
    • Pieper, Josef Leisure: The Basis of Culture, c. 1963.
    • Davies, Powell A. First Christian, c. 1957.
    • Kodansha International Emperor Hirohito, A pictorial History, c. 1975.
    • Buck, Philo M. Anthology of World Literature, c. 1940.
    • Huyghe, Rene Louvre, c. 1962.
    • Twitchell, Paul Spiritual Notebook, c. 1982.
    • Adler, Bill Kennedy Wit, c. 1964.
    • Watts, Alan W. Way of Zen, c. 1957.
    • Cranston, Ruth Miracle of Lourdes, c. 1957.
    • Hutschnecker, Arnold A. Will to Live, c. 1956.
    • Slosson, Harold D. George Slawson: An American Pioneer, c. 1976.
    • Coburn, John B. Prayer and Personal Religion - No date.
    • Harasawa, Masayoshi Essays by Modern Writers, c. 1960.

    Books collected, in Japanese

    • Usuda, Yoko, editor. Usuda Tenjoshi ikushu, Nire no Ochiba, c. 1957.
    • Yasuda, Hokuko Haoju, c. 1984.
    • Hokubei Haikushu Hensaniin Hokubei Haikushu, c. 1983.
    • Tachibana Ginsha Soritsu 60-Shunen Kinen Kushu, c. 1983.
    • Tsuneishi, Shisei Haisho No Tsuki, c. 1983.
    • Rocky Tankakai Godo Kashu Rocky sankei, c. 1974.
    • Takahama, Kyoshi Nihi, c. 1947.
    • Koike, Banjin Kusazutsumi, c. 1945.
    • Yamaguchi, Bokuson Kushu, California, c. 1966.
    • Oiye, Kotei Kushu, Sabaku, c. 1963.
    • Kojima, Seikyo Kushu, Shunko, c. 1955.
    • Otsuki, Fumihiko Dai Genkai, vols. 1-4, index, c. 1933.
    • Yasuda, Hakuoshi Hokubei Hototogisu Nyusen Dai-2 Kushu, c. 1958.
    • Mitoma, Toshichi & Yoshie Zeibei 60-Nen No Kaiso, c. 1970.
    • Ueno, Yasushi Kushu, Izumi, c. 1955.
    • Fujioka, Shiro Ayumi No Ato, c. 1957.
    • Tomiyasu, Fusei Haiku dokuhon, c. 1973.
    • Nihon Seisho Kyokai Seisho, c. 1955.
    • Nihon Seisho Kankokai Seisho, Shinkaiyaku, c. 1972.
    • Matsujitsu Seito Iesu Kirisuto Morumon Kei, c. 1974.
    • Nihon Seisho Kyokai Shinyaku Seisho, c. 1972.
    • Seio Goseigen, c. 1974.
    • Sodei, Rinjiro Watashitachi Wa Teki Dattanoka, c. 1980.
    • Nihon Fukuin Renmei Seika, c. 1966.
    • Tsuneishi, Shisei Shisei Shiikashu, c. 1984.
    • Bosworth, A., Morita, S. (translator) Amerika No Kyosei Shuyosho, c. 1972.
    • Asega, Shikai Hokubei Tairiku Isshu Kiko, c. 1952.
    • Koide, Joe Aru Zaibei Nihonjin No Kiroku, vol. 2, c. 1970.
    • Enari, Tsuneo. Asahi Camera Special Issue, Hanayome no Amerika, c. 1980.
    • Hokka Kirisutokyo Kyokai Domei Kaikyo 80-nen shi, c. 1957.
    • Fuchita, Sakae Kami no maneki, c. 1984.
    • Shin Nihon Shimbunsha Zenbei Nikkeijin Jushoroku, c. 1966.
    • Nihon Kirisuto Kyodan Sanbika, c. 1955,1957.