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George Nakashima papers, 1950-1991

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1950-1991
0.7 Linear Feet
Box 1

This series consists of general chronological files and named files. Chronological correspondence spans four decades and includes letters with clients, colleagues, and friends regarding business dealings, visits to Nakashima's workshop, and his ongoing affiliation with the Sri Aurobindo community. Named files are for awards, an exhibition at the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, correspondents in Japan, scholar and Sri Aurobindo devotee Vasant Merchant, correspondence regarding Nakashima's book titled The Soul of the Tree: A Woodworker's Reflections, and letters from the Sri Aurobindo temple.
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General, undated
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2
General, 1950-1960
1
3
General, 1961-1969
1
4
General, 1970-1979
1
5
General, 1980-1989
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6-17
General, 1990
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18
Awards, Regarding, 1982-1985
Includes material on the Order of the Sacred Treasure awarded by the Emperor of Japan and the Altar for Peace.
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19
Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce Exhibition, 1988
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20
Japan, circa 1963-1989
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21
Merchant, Vasant, 1982-1987
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22-23
The Soul of the Tree: A Woodworker's Reflections, Regarding, 1981-1982
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24
Sri Aurobindo Matrimandir, 1965-1989
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25-27

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