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Ikeda family papers, 1908-1951.
BANC MSS 2002/353 cz Box 1; BANC MSS 2002/353 cz Box 2; BANC MSS 2002/353 cz Box 3; BANC MSS 2002/353 cz v. 1
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Ikeda family papers, 1908-1951


Ikeda family., creator


Ikeda, Kandō.


Ikeda, Tsukiko Nagura.


Contains correspondence, manuscripts and transcripts of writings, a diary in Japanese, copies of internment records of Kando Ikeda, and address books. Correspondence includes letters from Kando Ikeda to his daughters while interned as an enemy of the state. Writings include "A New Religion," by Kando Ikeda, a comparison of Buddhism and Christianity, and "Falling Leaves," by Tsukiko Nagura Ikeda, views on American life, women, and world peace. Also includes biographies on Kando Ikeda and Tsukiko Nagura Ikeda, memorial program for Tsukiko Nagura Ikeda, and a stamp of Kando Ikeda's.


1908 (issued)


Ikeda family -- Archives
Ikeda, Kandō -- Archives
Ikeda, Tsukiko Nagura -- Archives
Fort Missoula, Montana, Detention Camp.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Japanese Americans -- Diaries
World War, 1939-1945 -- Forced repatriation
Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism
Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity
Japanese American women -- Social conditions
Peace -- Study and teaching
Buddhist memorial rites and ceremonies -- Japan
Concentration camps -- Montana -- Fort Missoula
Concentration camps -- Oklahoma -- Fort Sill
Concentration camps -- Louisiana -- Fort Livingston
Concentration camps -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe
United States -- Social conditions -- Public opinion
Fort Sill (Okla.)
Camp Livingston (Alexandria, La.)


Ikeda family papers, BANC MSS 2002/353 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Noriko Lafferty; in 2000 and 2002
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Kando Ikeda came to the United States from Japan sometime around 1906. He married Tsukiko Nagura in 1911, who had also arrived in the U.S. in 1906. They had three daughters: Mary Mieko, Noriko and Kazuko. Kando Ikeda was interned at Fort Missoula, Mont., Fort Sill, Okla., Camp Livingston, La. and in Santa Fe, N.M. during World War II.
In Japanese and English, with some translations of the Japanese into English. Language of materials noted on folders.


Manuscripts for publication.

Physical Description:

3 boxes and 1 v. (1.25 linear ft.)




BANC MSS 2002/353 cz Box 1
BANC MSS 2002/353 cz Box 2
BANC MSS 2002/353 cz Box 3
BANC MSS 2002/353 cz v. 1