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Bishop Mitsumyo Tottori Memorial Notebooks, 1943-1958, 2003

Creator:
Tottori, Mitsumyo 1898-
Translator:
Kawanishi, Jitsunin
Donor:
Kaneko, Sadako
Subject:
Funeral rites and ceremonies, Buddhist
Buddhist missionaries
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Prayers
Date:
1943
1943-2003
1943-1958, 2003
1950-2000
Notes:
Shingon Buddhist minister and missionary, who served in a temple in Hawaii for most of his career and attained the rank of Archbishop.
Summary:
Two volumes memorializing Japanese American soldiers from Hawaii who died during World War II and the Korean War. The first volume contains photographs of the original notebook pages compiled by Bishop Mitsumyo Tottori. Bishop Tottori had used the information about each soldier to create memorial tablets and to pray for the deceased soldiers. The second volume contains the translations into English. The translations were done by Bishop Tottori's successor, Reverend Jitsunin Kawanishi.
Cite as:
Bishop Mitsumyo Tottori Memorial Notebooks, 1943-1958, 2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945
Korean War, 1950-1953
Local number:
2007.3030 (NMAH Acc.)
2006.3076 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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