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Toichi Domoto papers, 1883-1958 (bulk 1920-1926).
BANC MSS 2002/357 cz box 1; BANC MSS 2002/357 cz Oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2002/357 cz
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Toichi Domoto papers, 1883-1958 (bulk 1920-1926)


Domoto, Toichi, 1902-, creator


Toichi Domoto Nursery, correspondent.


Domoto Bros, correspondent.


Consists of personal correspondence to Toichi Domoto, most dating to his time in Illinois for school. Also includes some business correspondence of the Domoto Bros. and Toichi Domoto Nursery. There are few items from the relocation era ; a letter asking Toichi to sell his nursery and a poster.


1920 (issued)


Domoto, Toichi -- 1902- -- Archives
Toichi Domoto Nursery -- Correspondence
Domoto Bros. -- Correspondence
Nursery growers -- California -- Hayward
Floriculture -- California -- Hayward
Floriculturists -- California -- Hayward
Japanese Americans -- California -- History
Japanese -- United States -- History -- Sources
Japanese American business enterprises -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area


Toichi Domoto papers, BANC MSS 2002/357 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Scott Petersen; 20020727.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2003.250).
Chopsticks transferred to the Historical Objects collections of The Bancroft Library.
Related item: A Japanese-American nurseryman's life in California : floriculture and family, 1883-1992 : oral history transcript. (BANC MSS 94/76).
Toichi Domoto, born Dec. 11, 1902 in Oakland, Calif. to Kanetaro Domoto and Teru Morita. In 1921 Toichi attended Stanford and transferred to University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1923 to study floriculture. In 1927 Toichi bought his own nursery in Hayward, Calif., which he ran until his death in 2001.
Domoto Bros. imported plants from Japan and was owned by Kanetaro Domoto who immigrated to Calif. in 1882.
In English; some Japanese language material.
Purchase; from Scott Petersen; 20020727.

Physical Description:

1 box and 1 oversize folder (.45 linear feet)




BANC MSS 2002/357 cz box 1
BANC MSS 2002/357 cz Oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2002/357 cz