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Yasuo Kuniyoshi papers, 1906-2016

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1931-2004
1.2 Linear Feet
Boxes 1, 5-6

The small amount of Yasuo Kuniyoshi correspondence discusses various topics including exhibits and his status as a Japanese American during World War II. Additionally there are letters sent to Kuniyoshi by Sheldon School students about his career as an artist and his letters in reply, and letters of recommendation he compiled to vouch for his character and work as an artist, in case he needed them during his 1941 travels around the United States.
Also found is correspondence to Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi after Yasuo's death including letters of condolence and letters requesting the inclusion of his work in exhibits and publications. Of note is her correspondence with Karl Fortess, Alexander Brook, Tom Wolf, and the Yasuo Kuniyoshi Museum in Japan. Researchers should note that additional correspondence relating to certain subjects may be found in Series 4: Subject Files.
Correspondence which was part of the original gift to the Archives of American Art are arranged first, followed Yasuo and Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi correspondence which was donated in 2014 and is arranged alphabetically.
This series has been partially scanned.
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General Correspondence, 1941-1962, 1971-1989 undated
1
2-6
Correspondence with Sheldon School Students, 1942-1943
1
7
Correspondence between Yasuo and Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi, 1951, circa 1941
5
14
Letters of Recommendation for Travel in US, 1941
5
15
Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Alphabetical Correspondence
Artists for Victory, 1942-1944
5
16
A-F , 1939-1954
5
17-19
Greenbaum, Edward S., 1943-1950, 1931
5
20
G-N , 1939-1952
5
21-22
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1942-1950
5
23
P-Z , 1939-1952
5
24
Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi, Alphabetical Correspondence
A, 1990s, circa 1952-1970
5
25
Brook, Alexander, 1973, circa 1953
5
26
B-C, 1954-2003
5
27
Davis-Serisawa, Marsha, 1968-2000
5
28
Diamond Family, 1991-2004
5
29
Dorfman, Bruce, 1992-2000
5
30
D-E, 1953-2002
5
31
Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1982-1983
5
32
Fortess, Karl, 1953-1971
5
33
Friends of Art at Colby College, 1962
5
34
Fujikawa, Fujie, 1988-1989
5
35
F-G, 1954-2002
5
36
Gallery Olym, 1991-1994
5
37
H, 1954-2004
5
38
Iwamoto, Ralph, circa 1987
5
39
J, 1953-1999
5
40
Kanemitsu, Matsumi "Mike", 1990-1992
5
41
K-L, 1954-1999
5
42
Matsumoto, Fumihisa, 1998-2001
5
43
Museum of Modern Art, 1953-2002
5
44
M, 1953-2001
5
45
Nakada, Yoshie, 1950-1968
5
46
National Museum of American Art, 1987, 1985
5
47
New York Artists Equity Association, 1992-1999
5
48
N, 1954-2004
5
49
Okada, Masumi, circa 1989-1990
5
50
Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art (Katsumi Senoo), 1988-1996
5
51
Ozawa, Hidetoshi (Yamatane Corporation), circa 1985-2003
5
52
Ozawa, Ritsuko (Yasuo Kuniyoshi Museum), 1993-2001
5
53-55
Ozawa, Yoshio, 1970-1974
5
56
O, 1977-1998
5
57
Prescott, Emma-Stina, 1977-1978
5
58
Prince, David, 1999-2000
5
59
P-R, 1953-1998
5
60
Seckel, Cornelia, 1998-1999
5
61
Secunda, Arthur, 1988
5
62
Serisawa, Mary, 1966-2002
5
63
Sternberg, Harry, circa 1974
5
64
Sugihara, Sumi, circa 1954-1968
5
65
S, 1953-2004
5
66
Tagawa, Toyoko, circa 1980-1993
5
67
Takashige, Anne, 1990-2003
5
68
Tokyo Shimbun, 1975-1982
5
69
T-V, 1953-1999
5
70
Wolf, Tom, circa 1987-2003
6
1
W-Y, 1953-2003
6
2
Yamazaki-Kleps, Akiko, circa 1996-2000
6
3
Unidentified and First Names Only, circa 1983-2003
6
4

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