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Kuno, Emma Fong [Photographs from the Emma Fong Kuno papers].
BANC PIC 2017.040--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2017.040--B; BANC PIC 2017.040
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[Photographs from the Emma Fong Kuno papers]


Kuno, Emma Fong, creator, creator.


Includes studio portraits and snapshots, chiefly pertaining to Yoshi Kuno, his wife Emma Fong Kuno, their family and associates. Also includes a few photographs depicting Takeo Kuno, at one time the campaign photographer of U.S. President Jimmy Carter (who is depicted with Takeo in one photograph).


1900 (issued)


Kuno, Emma Fong -- Archives
Kuno, Yoshi S. (Yoshi Saburo) -- 1865-1941 -- Photographs
Kuno, Emma Fong -- Photographs
Kuno Takeo -- Photographs
University of California, Berkeley -- Faculty -- Portraits
Japanese Americans -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs


Title devised by cataloger.
Many photographs bear descriptive annotations.
A few photographs accompanied by correspondence.
San Francisco photographers represented include Bushnell, Kee Coleman and Moriyama. Other photographers include T. Mizuno (Nagoya, Japan), B. Nagakiyo (Mukden) and H. Plaffert (Munich).
Collected by Emma Fong Kuno and her descendants.
Photographs from the Emma Fong Kuno papers, BANC PIC 2017.040, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Barney Chapman ; 2016.
Yoshi Saburo Kuno was a professor of Japanese in the Department of Oriental Languages at the University of California, Berkeley. Born in Nagoya, Japan in 1865, Kuno studied civil engineering, astronomy and mathematics at U.C. Berkeley, obtaining degrees in 1897 and 1900. After serving the university in various capacities, he became an instructor of Japanese in 1911, an assistant professor in 1920 and briefly served as Oriental Languages chairman from 1924 to 1925. Kuno retired in 1935. He is best known for his unfinished multi-volume work Japanese expansion on the Asiatic continent, the first two volumes published in 1937 and 1940. Kuno married Emma Ellen Fong, the widow of Kuno's colleague Reverend Walter N. Fong, in 1907. Yoshi Kuno died in 1941.
Transferred from the Emma Fong Kuno papers (BANC MSS 2017/111)



Physical Description:

approximately 60 photographs in 1 box and 1 oversize folder : chiefly gelatin silver prints, some mounted ; mounts 41 x 26 cm or smaller




BANC PIC 2017.040--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2017.040--B
BANC PIC 2017.040



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Emma Fong Kuno papers : Kuno, Emma Fong.