Register of the John W. Nason Papers, 1921-2001

Processed by Rebecca J. Mead; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
© 1998
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the John W. Nason Papers, 1921-2001

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email:
Processed by:
Rebecca J. Mead
Date Completed:
1989 (revised)
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John W. Nason Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1921-2001
Collection Number: 83003
Creator: Nason, John W.
Collection Size: 51 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (21.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, newsletters, leaflets, and financial statements, relating to the work of the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council in placing Japanese American students in colleges and universities in the United States during World War II, and to other aspects of education in the United States.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information


Collection is open for research.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John W. Nason Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1983.


Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Related Materials

National Japanese American Student Relocation Council records, Hoover Institution Archives
Gertrude King papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Thomas Ray Bodine papers, Hoover Institution Archives

Access Points

Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Education and the war
Education--United States
World War, 1939-1945--United States

Biographical Note

1905, Feb. 9 Born, St. Paul, Minnesota
1931-1940 Instructor and Assistant Professor, Swarthmore College
1938-1939 Chairman, Department of Philosophy, Swarthmore College
1940-1953 President, Swarthmore College
1942-1945 Chairman, National Japanese-American Student Relocation Council
1942-1945 President, UN Council of Philadelphia
1943-1949 President, National Council on Religion in Higher Education
1945-1978 Trustee, Edward W. Hazen Foundation
1949-1953 President, World Affairs Council of Philadelphia
1953-1962 President, Foreign Policy Association
1962-1970 President, Carleton College

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, newsletters, leaflets, and financial statements, relating to the work of the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council in placing Japanese American students in colleges and universities in the United States during World War II, and to other aspects of education in the United States.

Container List

Box 1

Biographical File, 1926-1979.

Scope and Content Note

Printed articles, serial issues, correspondence, awards, trip material, memoranda, clippings, notes, newsletters, and miscellany relating to the life of John William Nason, arranged chronologically.
Box 1., Folder 1-9

Printed articles, serial issues, correspondence, memoranda, clippings, notes, newsletters, awards, trip material, and miscellany

Boxes: 2-12

Speeches and Writings, 1931-1989.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and printed copies of writings by John W. Nason, arranged chronologically.
Box 1., Folder 10


Folder 11


Box 2., Folder 1-6


Box 3., Folder 1-5


Box 4., Folder 1-6


Box 5., Folder 1-7


Box 6., Folder 1-6


Box 7., Folder 1-7


Box 8., Folder 1-3


Box 9., Folder 1-4


Box 10., Folder 1-5


Box 11., Folder 1-5


Box 12., Folder 1-2


Boxes: 12-19

Correspondence, 1926-1988.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and other material generally relating to educational and philanthropic organizations and activities; also includes some personal correspondence. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 12., Folder 3-5

General. Letters of congratulation, 1940

Box 13.

General. Letters of congratulation, 1953-1962

Box 14., Folder 1

A - Miscellaneous, 1931-1978

Folder 2

Armstrong, James and Carol, 1976-1989

Folder 3

B - Miscellaneous, 1968-1984

Folder 4

Bean, Atherton, 1970-1988

Folder 5

Blanshard, Brand, 1931-1989

Folder 6

Bowen, Howard R., 1973-1986

Folder 7

Boyer, Ernest L., 1975-1987

Folder 8

Bradley, William L., 1982-1986

Folder 9

Braisted, Paul J., 1973-1981

Folder 10

Brewster, Kingman, 1975-1985

Folder 11

Brown, David G., 1978-1979

Folder 12

Burke, Joseph C., 1980-1989

Folder 13

Burn, Barbara B., 1978-1980

Box 15., Folder 1

C - Miscellaneous, 1931-1989

Folder 2

Cowling, Donald J., 1926-1940

Folder 3

Cuninggim, Merrimon, 1972-1986

Folder 4

D - Miscellaneous, 1931-1988

Folder 5

E - Miscellaneous, 1964-1989

Folder 6

Eisenhower, Milton, 1960-1972

Folder 7

Enarson, Harold L., 1973-1974

Folder 8

F - Miscellaneous, 1969-1981

Folder 9

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1935-1955

Box 16., Folder 1

Friend, Theodore, 1981-1986

Folder 2

G - Miscellaneous, 1942-1977

Folder 3

Gale, Robert L., 1973-1988

Folder 4

Gould, Lawrence, 1954-1962

Folder 5

Greenleaf, Robert K., 1973-1986

Folder 6

H - Miscellaneous, 1971-1987

Folder 7

Holderman, James B., 1976-1977

Folder 8

Holt, Rush D., 1972-1989

Folder 9

Hunt, Everett L., 1961-1981

Folder 10

I - Miscellaneous, 1967-1982

Folder 11

J - Miscellaneous, 1967-1988

Folder 12

K - Miscellaneous, 1969-1987

Box 17., Folder 1

Kauffman, Joseph F., 1974-1987

Folder 2

Kerr, Clark, 1969-1985

Folder 3

Kipanta, Nestor E., 1977-1979

Folder 4

L - Miscellaneous, 1936-1987

Folder 5

Lavender, David G., 1971-1987

Folder 6

M - Miscellaneous, 1965-1987

Box 18., Folder 1

Perkins, James A., 1960-1988

Folder 2

O - Miscellaneous, 1974-1985

Folder 3

P - Miscellaneous, 1969-1989

Folder 4

Paltridge, J.G., 1973-1980

Folder 5

Porter, David H., 1986-1987

Folder 6

R - Miscellaneous, 1951-1988

Folder 7

Riesman, David, 1975-1986

Folder 8

S- Miscellaneous, 1959-1988

Folder 9

St. Lawrence University, 1971-1974

Folder 10

Streit, Clarence, 1978-1979

Folder 11

Sherrill, Henry, 1974-1980

Folder 12

T - Miscellaneous, 1964-1988

Folder 13

Trudeau Institute, 1980-1984

Box 19., Folder 1

V - Miscellaneous, 1940-1984

Folder 2

W - Miscellaneous, 1934-1988

Folder 3

Wood, Miriam M., 1982-1986

Folder 4

Y - Miscellaneous, 1969-1989

Folder 5

Z - Miscellaneous, 1931-1988

Boxes: 19-22

National Japanese-American Student Relocation Council, 1942-1946.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, financial reports, progress reports, student materials and procedures, meeting minutes, and miscellany relating to efforts to place relocated Japanese-American students in colleges in the U.S. during World War II. Arranged by physical form.
Box 19., Folder 6

Correspondence, Internal




American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), 1942-1945 Financial memoranda (including AFSC)



Folder 7







National Japanese-American Student Relocation Council

Folder 8

1942 Jan.-Sept.

Folder 9

1942 Oct.-Nov.

Folder 10

1942 Dec.

Box 20., Folder 1

1943 Jan.-Feb.

Folder 2

1943 March-Dec.

Folder 3

1944 Jan.-May

Folder 4

1944 June-Dec.

Folder 5



Correspondence, General

Folder 6



Church Organizations (includes correspondence regarding funding), 1942-1945


American Baptist Home Mission


B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation


Brethren Service Committee


Congregational Christian Churches of the U.S.A., The Council for Social Action


Evangelican and Reformed Church, Board of National Missions


Federal Council of Churches


Fellowship of Reconciliation


Interseminary Movement


Jesuit Educational Association


Mennonite Central Committee


Methodist Church


Board of Education


Board of Missions and Church Extension


Presbyterian Church


Board of Education


Board of National Missions


Protestant Church Commission for Japanese Service


Protestant Episcopal Church, National Council

Folder 7

Reformed Church in America, Board of Education


Southern Baptist Convention, Board of Foreign Missions


National Council of Student Christian Associations (including Young Women's Christian Association)


Funding Organizations and Individuals, 1942-1945




Hadley, Morris


Kaltenborn, H.V.


McDonald, Malcolm B. (regarding Charles Ward)


Moore, Hugh


Morris, Roland S. (includes list of U.S. firms with an interest in Japan)


Stafford, Mrs. Bradley E.


Taft, Henry W.


Turner, J. Archer




Barbour Foundation


Carnegie Corporation (includes proposal)


Columbia Foundation (Mrs. Charles DeYoung Elkus)

Folder 8

Ford Foundation


Hazen Foundation


McGregor Fund

Folder 9

Rockefeller Foundation


Julius Rosenwald Fund


William C. Whitney Foundation

Box 21., Folder 1

Governmental Organizations






Senate Judiciary Committee (Patrick A. McCarran, Chairman)


House Judiciary Committee (Hatton W. Sumners)


Federal Security Agency (Charles P. Taft)


Department of Justice (Earl. G. Harrison, Commissioner)


Department of Labor, National War Labor Board (Frank Porter Graham)


Department of the Navy


Special Assistant to the Secretary (Adlai E. Stevenson)


Bureau of Naval Personnel (Rear Admiral Randall Jacobs, Chief)


Department of State


Acting Secretary (Joseph C. Grew)


Walter M. Kotschnig


Department of War


Office of Assistant Secretary (John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary)


Office of the Adjutant General


Office of the Provost Marshal General




Japanese American Branch (Capt. Clarence Harbert, Chief)


Personnel Security Division (Col. Alton C. Miller, Director)


Office for Emergency Management, War Manpower Commission


Office of War Information (Milton S. Eisenhower, Associate Director) SEE ALSO: Correspondence, General/Universities and Colleges/Kansas, State College of Agriculture and Applied Science


War Relocation Authority




Office of the Director (Dillon S. Myer, Director; E.M. Rowell, Deputy Director)

Folder 2

Community Analysis Section (John F. Embree, Head)


Community Management Division (John H. Provinse, Chief)


Employment Division (Thomas W. Holland, Chief)


Reports and Publications Division (John C. Baker, Chief)


Regional Offices and Camps




Colorado River Project, Poston, Arizona


Gila River Project, Rivers, Arizona


Granada Project, Amache, Colorado


Heart Mountain Project, Heart Mountain, Wyoming


Manzanar Project, Manzanar, California


Minidoka Project, Hunt, Idaho


Rohwer Project, McGehee, Arkansas


Press Correspondence


Student Correspondence

Folder 3



Individual Students

Folder 4

Universities and Academic Organizations, 1942-1945




Association of American Colleges (Guy E. Snavely, Member, Exec. Comm., NJASRC)


Baptist Hospital, Alexandria, Louisiana


Institute for Advanced Study (Frank Aydelotte)


Form letters


Individual Institutions


Arizona State Teachers College (J.O. Grimes, Dean)


Bates College


Baylor University


Beaver College


Boston University (Daniel L. Marsh, President)


Bowdoin College (Kenneth H. Sills, President)


Brown University (Henry Wriston, President)


Bryn Mawr College


Bucknell University (Arnaud C. Marts, President)


Buffalo, University of (Edward S. Jones, Dean)


California, University of


Deutsch, Monroe E., Vice-President and Provost (also Member West Coast Advisory Committee, NJASRC; more extensive correspondence)


Kingman, Harry L.


Sproul, Robert G. (Member, West Coast Advisory Committee, NJASRC)


Thomas, Dorothy Swaine, Director, Evacuation and Resettlement Study

Folder 5

Carleton College (Donald J. Cowling, President; Lindsey Blayney, Dean)


Chicago, University of (Robert Redfield, Dean; Emery T. Filbey, Vice-President)


Cincinnati, University of (Raymond Walters, President)


Colorado, University of


Columbia University, School of Education, School of Journalism (Carl Ackerman, Dean)


Cornell University (Edmund Ezra Day, President)


Dakota Wesleyan University


Denison University (Kenneth I. Brown, President)


Denver, University of (Caleb F. Gates, Chancellor)


DePauw University (Edward R. Bartlett, Dean)


Drake University


Drexel Institute of Technology (D.C. Disque, Dean)


Fisk University (Thomas E. Jones, President)


George Williams College (H.C. Coffman, President)


Gettysburg College


Grinnell College (Shelton L. Beatty, Dean)


Hamilton College (W.H. Cowley, President)


Harvard University (George H. Chase, Dean)


Haverford College (Archibald McIntosh, Vice-President)


Howard University (Mordecai W. Johnson, President)


Illinois Institute of Technology (J.C. Peebles, Dean)


Iowa, State University of (Virgil Hancher, President)


Kansas, State College of Agriculture and Applied Science (Milton S. Eisenhower, President) SEE ALSO Correspondence, General/Government Organizations/Office of War Information


Kenyon College (Gordon K. Chalmers, President)


Knox College (Carter Davidson, President; more extensive correspondence)


Linfield College (Harry L. Dillin, President)


Manchester College (V.F. Schwalm, President)


Mary Hardin-Baylor College (Gordon G. Singleton, President)


Maryland State Teachers College


Massachusetts State College (Hugh P. Baker, President)


Michigan, University of (E. Blythe Stason, President)


Milwaukee State Teachers College (Frank E. Baker, President)


Milwaukee Vocational School (William F. Rashe, Director)


Morris Harvey College (R.L. Riggleman, President)


Mount Holyoke College


Multnomah College (George Allen Odgers, Dean)


Nebraska Wesleyan University (Benjamin F. Schwartz, Chancellor)


New Hampshire, University of (Fred Engelhardt, President)


New York, College of the City of (H.N. Wright, President)


Northwestern University (Franklyn B. Snyder, President)

Folder 6

Oberlin College (Ernest H. Wilkins, President)


Oregon, University of (Karl W. Onthank, Dean)


Park College (William L. Young, President)


Pennsylvania, University of (H. Sherman Oberly, President)


Randolph Macon Woman's College (Theodore H. Jack, President)


Reed College (Arthur F. Scott, Acting President)


St. Lawrence University (Harold E.B. Speight, Dean)


Sarah Lawrence College


Scripps College


Smith College (Herbert Davis, President)


Southern California, University of (Lewis E. Ford, Dean, College of Dentistry)


Spelman College


Stanford University


Ray Lyman Wilbur, President


Edwin A. Cottrell, Professor of Political Science


Susquehanna University (G. Morris Smith, President)


Swarthmore College


Syracuse University (Frank Piskor, Acting Dean)


Temple University


Tufts College


Union College (Dixon Ryan Fox, President)


Vanderbilt University (O.C. Carmichael, Chancellor)


Vassar College


Washington, University of (L.P. Sieg, President; Robert W. O'Brien, Assistant to President, later Executive Director, NJASRC; Edward H. Lauer, Dean)


Washington and Jefferson College (Melvin D. Brewer, Dean)


Wesleyan University


West Chester State Teachers College (Charles Swope, President)


Western Reserve University (Winifred G. Leutner, President)


West Virginia, University of (Charles R. Lawall, President)


Wilmington College (S.A. Watson, President)


Wisconsin, University of (Clarence A. Dykstra, President)

Folder 7

Organization and Goals


Report of initial conference regarding establishment of NJASRC


Statements of purpose, program and procedures


Periodic reassessments of goals, discussion of termination

Folder 8

Administration and Procedures








Potential employees


Search for directors

Box 22., Folder 1

Student Materials and Procedures






Lists of schools


Student security clearances




Statistics, graphs and charts


Student records


Form letters (for correspondence with specific students SEE ALSO Correspondence, General/Students)



Folder 2

Minutes of Meetings, 1942-1946




Executive Committee Meetings


General Council Meetings

Folder 3

Reports, 1942-1946


Progress reports

Folder 4

Field reports


Student newsletters


Meetings reports


Telephone conversations

Folder 5

Financial reports


Monthly financial reports


Quarterly financial reports


Cumulative financial reports


External audits


Budget estimates

Folder 6

Church commitments


Scholarship reports


Student returnee project reports

Boxes: 23-24

Edward W. Hanzen Foundation File, 1971-1987.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, copies of proposals submitted for consideration by the foundation, minutes of meetings and other miscellaneous materials relating to John W. Nason's role as trustee of the foundation. Arranged by physical form.
Box 23., Folder 1

General. By-laws, notes, statements of interest, information on the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation




Internal, 1973-1977

Folder 2

Individual, 1971-1987




Armstrong, James I.


Babbidge, Homer D., Jr.


Bailey, Adrienne Y.

Folder 2-3

Bradley, William L. (President, Hazen Fdn., extensive correspondence)

Folder 4

Braisted, Paul J.


Chabrier, Jacques R.


Comer, James P.


Compton, Randolph P.


Cuninggim, A. Merrimon


Dixon, John


Duggan, Stephen P.


Fairfax, Jean


Foster, Marcus A.


Glover, Milton H.


Gray, Hanna H.


Haviland, H. Field, Jr.


Hazen, David C.


Holden, Reuben A.


Holland, Jerome H.

Folder 5

Loescher, Samuel M.


Magat, Richard


Morgan, Kenneth W.


Riesman, David


Shedd, Mark


Sherburne, Mary Lela


Sonthoff, Herbert


Truman, David B.


Turner, A. Richard


Wolf, Mary Hunter


Ylvisaker, Paul N.


Zucker, Mildred

Folder 6

Proposals (includes correspondence)

Folder 7-8

Cultural Relations for the Future (Study Group), 1970-1972


General (progress reports, meeting reports, analytical reports)



Folder 8

Committee on Forward Planning, 1970-1971






Meeting Minutes, 1971-1982

Box 24., Folder 1


Folder 1-9

Annual (Spring) Meetings

Folder 10-14

Autumn Meetings

Boxes: 25-38

Subject File, 1929-1988.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, newspaper clippings, leaflets, bulletins, newsletters, agency reports, typed copies of printed matter, press releases, speech transcripts, legal briefs, and miscellany, relating predominately to the issue of Japanese-American internment during World War II. Also includes material on miltary service of Japanese, correspondence relating to the position of conscientious objectors involved in the student relocation project, and statements regarding the Dies Committee investigation. Arranged alphabetically by topic.
Box 25., Folder 1-2

Academy for Educational Development. Conference material, correspondence, printed material, and miscellany, 1979-1986

Folder 3

Academy for Senior Professionals. Correspondence, by-laws, pamphlet, and miscellany, 1983-1988

Folder 4-5

Adirondack North Country Association. Correspondence and miscellany, 1973-1987

Folder 6

Alliss Educational Foundation. Correspondence, reports, minutes, and miscellany, 1977

Folder 7-11

American Council on Education. Correspondence and conference material, 1978-1984

Folder 12-13

American Friends Service Committee. Correspondence, memoranda, agenda and minutes, and conference material, 1956-1973

Folder 14-26

Assocation of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. Correspondence, notes, conference material, reports, printed material, grant proposals, speeches, memoranda, questionnaire, biographical sketches, and miscellany, 1973-1987. Includes material relating to specific institutions

Box 26., Folder 1-23

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

Box 27., Folder 1-22

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

Box 28., Folder 1-21

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

Box 29., Folder 1-3

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

Box 30., Folder 1-13

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

Box 31., Folder 1-13

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

Folder 14-16

Aspen Institute. Correspondence, memoranda, and conference material, 1959-1984

Folder 17-19

Carleton College. Correspondence, speeches, printed material, 1960-1964

Box 32., Folder 1-3

Carleton College, 1969-1986

Folder 4

Center for Music, Drama and Art. Correspondence, memoranda, and notes, 1977-1980

Folder 5

Center for War and Peace Studies. Correspondence and flyer, 1972-1979

Folder 6

Century Club. Correspondence and biographical sketches, 1972-1988

Folder 7

Charities Aid Foundation. Correspondence, notes, and miscellany, 1978-1979

Folder 8

City University of New York. Correspondence, notes, meeting agenda and minutes, 1981-1983

Folder 9

Committee for an Effective and Durable Peace in Asia. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed material, 1965-1970

Folder 10

Conference Board (organization). Correspondence, notes, and printed material, 1973-1984

Folder 11

Conference of Southwest Foundations. Correspondence and notes, 1977

Folder 12

Council for the Advancement of Small Colleges. Correspondence, notes, and survey results, 1978-1980

Folder 13

Council of Michigan Foundations. Correspondence, notes, and printed material, 1976-1981

Folder 14-17

Council on Foundations. Correspondence, memoranda, conference material, notes, printed material, miscellany, 1976-1984

Box 33., Folder 1-15

Council on Foundations

Box 34., Folder 1-2

Council on Foundations

Folder 3

Danforth Foundation. Memoranda, reports, correspondence, minutes, and printed material, 1963-1973

Folder 4

Esso Education Founation. Correspondence, pamphlets, and miscellany, 1964-1969

Folder 5

Estes Park Forum. Correspondence, memoranda, agenda, and minutes, 1970-1972

Folder 6

Ford Foundation. Correspondence (with McGeorge Bundy and others), and memoranda, 1973-1976

Folder 7-10

Foreign Policy Association. Correspondence, notes, reports, policy statements, printed material, and miscellany, 1953-1986

Box 35., Folder 1

Foundation Managers, Inc. Correspondence and report, 1977

Folder 2

Harvard University, Institute for Educational Management. Correspondence, printed material, minutes, and a certificate, 1975-1977

Folder 3

Harvard University Visiting Committee. Correspondence, schedules, procedures, and miscellany, 1979-1982

Folder 4

Huntington College. Correspondence and notes, 1984

Folder 5

International Standing Conference on Philanthropy. Correspondence and printed material, 1983-1987


Japanese-American relocation during World War II

Folder 6



Printed Matter


General (newspaper clippings and reprints)


American Friends Service Committee


"The Japanese Evacuation." n.d.


"The Japanese Evacuation." Friends Intelligencer1942 July 4. Pamphlet.


Balderston, Walter, "The Japanese on the Pacific Coast." Friends Intelligencer, 1942 April 11. Printed copy.


Bodine, Thomas R., "The Japanese Displacement." Friends Intelligencer, 1942 June 6. Printed copy.


Brethren Service Committee, "Relocation Through the Brethren Hostel." n.d. Pamphlet.


Colorado Council of Churches, "The Japanese in our Midst," 1943. Pamphlet.


Council for Social Action of the Congregational Christian Churches, "A Touchstone of Democracy: The Japanese in America," 1942 June. Pamphlet.


Fellowship of Reconciliation, "American Refugees," 1942 May. Pamphlet.


Grew, Joseph C. (Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan), "The Japanese are Tough," 1942 August 30. Transcript of radio address.


National Japanese-American Student Relocation Council


"Japanese Student Relocation," 1942 August. Pamphlet.


"Japanese American Student Relocation: An American Challenge," 1943 March. Revision of preceding, includes rough draft and correspondence.


"Directory of American Students of Japanese Ancestry in the Higher Schools, Colleges and Universities of the United States of America," 1943 June. Pamphlet.


"How to Help Japanese American Student Relocation," 1943 Sept. 30. Pamphlet


"From Camp to College," 1944-1945. Pamphlet, includes draft material.


U.S. Senate, "Segregation of Loyal and Disloyal Japanese in Relocation Centers." Doc. No. 96. 1943 Sept. 14. Report on Senate Resolution 166, includes statements by Franklin D. Roosevelt, memoranda and description of evacuation procedures. Pamphlet


War Relocation Authority


"The Pertinent Facts About Relocation Centers and Japanese-Americans." n.d. Pamphlet


"The War Relocation Work Corps," 1943 May. Pamphlet.


World Student Service Fund, "The Story of Japanese-American Student Relocation." n.d. Pamphlet

Folder 7

Non-printed Matter


American Assocation of Junior Colleges


Wartime Letter # 10, 1942 Oct. 31, includes correspondence


Wartime Letter # 29, 1943 Dec. 22


Wartime Letter # 34, 1944 March 18


American Friends Service Committee


Pacific Cable, 1942 Sept. 9. Newsletter


Memorandum on Problems Caused by Evacuation Orders Affecting Japanese and Problems of Organization of the AFSC Work on the Pacific Coast, 1942 Oct. 5


Committee on National Security and Fair Play, 1942 May 18. Memorandum


Committee on Resettlement of Japanese Americans, "Action Handbook." n.d.


Fellowship of Reconciliation, Memorandum #2, "F.O.R. and the Japanese-American Resettlement," 1943 Feb. 5


Japanese American Citizens League


Balance statement, Bulletin 5A, 1943 Dec.


Bulletin # 33, 1944 Nov. 14


National Intercollegiate Christian Council, National Commission on Christian Social Reconstruction, "Fair Play for American Fellow-Students of Japanese Descent: 'That All May Be One'," 1942-1943


Roosevelt, Franklin D., letter to Henry L. Stimson, Secty. of War, 1943 Feb. 1. Typed copy.


Department of State, 1943 Nov. 16. Press release


Department of War, Provost Marshal General's Office, 1944 Jan. 3. Memorandum regarding Japanese-Americans at restricted educational institutions.

Folder 8

War Relocation Authority




"Relocating Japanese-American Evacuees." n.d.


"When You Leave the Relocation Center," 1943


List of Centers and Offices (2)


Student Relocation Newssheet


Annotated Bibliographies


1942 Nov. 7, Part I


1943 Aug. 14, Part III


1946 June 30, Part IV


Community Analysis Notes


"From a Nisei Who Said 'No'," (#1) 1944 Jan. 15


"Engagement and Marriage Customs in a Relocation Center" (#2) 1944 Feb. 29


Community Analysis Notes (Contd.)


"Biography of a Nisei Celery Farmer from Venice, California," (#6) 1944 Dec. 11


Community Analysis Reports


"Dealing with Japanese Americans," (#1) 1942 Oct.


"Causes of Unrest at Relocation Centers," (#2) 1943 Feb.


"Evacuee Resistances to Relocation," (#5) 1943 June


"Buddhism in the United States," (#9) 1944 May 15

Folder 9

Handbook Inserts


1944 Nov. 10


1945 Jan. 6


Post-Exclusion Bulletins


# 2 1945 Jan. 2


# 3 1945 Jan. 9


# 4 1945 Jan. 13


Project Analysis Series


"The Significant Factors in Requests for Repatriation and Expatriation," (#16) 1944 April 19


"Final Report on the Gila River Relocation Center as of May 02, 1945," (#23) 1945 Sept. 24


Press Releases


1942 July 31


1944 March 15


1944 April 15


Speech Transcripts


1944 Jan. 21, Dillon S. Myer


1944 March 14, Dillon S. Myer


1944 March 23, Dillon S. Myer


Young Men's/Women's Christian Association


"America's New Crop of Tumbleweeds." Statement by Harry L. Kingman, General Secretary, n.d.


"Are You Working on the Resettlement of Japanese-American Citizens?" 1944 Oct. 30

Folder 10

Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative Fund, Inc. Correspondence, statement, press release, a clipping, and miscellany, 1979-1986

Folder 11-12

Johnson Foundation. Correspondence, agenda, reports, 1967-1984

Folder 13

Junior Board of Commerce. Correspondence, photograph, and certificate, 1941

Folder 14-15

Lake Placid Council on Foreign Policy. Correspondence and seminar material, 1979-1986

Box 36., Folder 1

Leibniz Society of America. Correspondence, reports, notes, and miscellany, 1929-1980

Folder 2

Lilly Endowment. Correspondence and minutes, 1973-1983

Folder 3

Louisville Foundation. Correspondence, notes, and printed material, 1981

Folder 4

Middlebury College. Correspondence, memoranda, and notes, 1980-1983

Folder 5

Military Service


Conscientious Objectors




NJASRC staff members: Correspondence regarding status and position


Beale, Howard


Bodine, Thomas R.


Emlen, Woodruff J.


Stevenson, William C.


Wilcher, Denny

Folder 6



Printed materials: newspaper articles


Non-printed materials


Kuroki, Ben, U.S.A.F., 1944 Feb. 4. Speech transcript. Japanese-American Citizens League Bulletin #17


Wyoming District Court (Judge Kennedy) regarding the violation of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 by Japanese-Americans


Volunteers for Victory, Topaz, Utah. "Fighting Americans, Too!" 1943 April 3. Small booklet.


War Relocation Authority, Project Analysis Series #15, "The Reaction of Heart Mountain to the Opening of Selective Service to the Nisei," 1944 April 1

Folder 14

Miner Institute. Correspondence, research proposal, reports, and printed material, 1971-1973

Folder 15

Museum Roundtable. Agenda and correspondence, 1984

Folder 16

National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges. Correspondence and notes, 1980

Folder 17

National Endowment for the Arts. Memorandum and correspondence, 1977

Folder 18

New England Board of Higher Education. Correspondence, notes, and conference material, 1980

Folder 19

New Hampshire Charitable Fund. Correspondence and program, 1978-1984

Folder 20

New Hampshire University System. Correspondence and notes, 1981

Folder 21

New Jersey Grantmakers. Conference material, 1981

Folder 22

New Jersey State College. Memorandum, notes, and correspondence, 1976

Folder 23

New York, State University of. Correspondence, report, and miscellany, 1980

Folder 24

North Carolina Conference of Trustees. Correspondence and program, 1980

Box 37., Folder 1

North Country Community College. Correspondence, by-laws, and minutes, 1971-1981

Folder 2

North Country School. Correspondence and printed material, 1970-1983

Folder 3

Northern States Power Company. Correspondence, memoranda, and curricula, 1971

Folder 4

Northwest Area Foundation. Correspondence and memoranda, 1982-1984

Folder 5

Paul Smith's College. Correspondence, printed material, and by-laws, 980- 1982

Folder 6

Phi Beta Kappa. Correspondence and minutes, 1967-1976

Folder 7

Phillips Exeter Academy. Correspondence and miscellany, 1972-1986

Folder 8

Pomona College. Speech and correspondence, 1940-1941

Folder 9

Quakerism. Notes and miscellany, 1956-1957

Folder 10

Skidmore College. Notes, miscellany, and correspondence, 1981

Box 38., Folder 1

Society for Religion in Higher Education. Speeches, notes, correspondence, miscellany, and newsletters, 1944-1975

Folder 2

Southeastern Council of Foundations. Correspondence, notes, and conference material, 1975-1978

Folder 3

Swathmore College. Correspondence and miscellany, 1953-1979

Folder 4

Syracuse University. Correspondence and conference material, 1979

Folder 5

Texas Association of Colleges and Universities. Correspondence and conference material, 1983

Folder 6

Thomas J. Watson Foundation. Correspondence and miscellany, 1970-1973

Folder 7

Un-American Activities Committee (Dies Committee), U.S. House of Representatives


Japanese American Citizens League, "The Dies Committee, the Hearst Press, and Their Japanese Nightmares," 1943 Summer. Includes memorandum.


War Relocation Authority


Comments on press reports of testimony. 1943 May-June


Comments on remarks of Rep. John M. Costello, Chairman, House subcommittee, 1943 June 28


Statement on testimony of Harold H. Townsend before Costello subcommittee on May 26, 1943. 1943 July 7


Myer, Dillon S., Statements before Costello subcommittee. 1943 July 6-7

Folder 8

United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia. Conference material, 1966

10.A-V 83003

Audiovisual File, c. 1921-1987.

Physical Description: (29 prints / 1 envelope

Scope and Content Note

9 prints of John Nason, circa 1921-1962; 1 print of Mr. and Mrs. Nason, 1962; 5 prints of a dinner of the Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative Fund, Inc., 1982; 4 prints of a university centennial celebration, 1951; 5 prints of the 60th anniversary dinner of the Foreign Policy Association, 1977; and 5 prints of various meetings or groups, 1967-1987
Box: 39-51

Incremental materials

Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described.