Bishop Mitsumyo Tottori Memorial Notebooks, 1943-1958, 2003
Tottori, Mitsumyo 1898-
Funeral rites and ceremonies, Buddhist
0.5 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Shingon Buddhist minister and missionary, who served in a temple in Hawaii for most of his career and attained the rank of Archbishop.
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.
Bishop Mitsumyo Tottori Memorial Notebooks, 1943-1958, 2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
World War, 1939-1945
Korean War, 1950-1953
2007.3030 (NMAH Acc.)
2006.3076 (NMAH Acc.)
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