Forrest E. LaViolette papers, 1933-1943 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Forrest E. LaViolette papers, 1933-1943

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 295

Primary Creator: La Violette, Forrest Emmanuel, 1904-

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the following manner: correspondence (1941-1942 and undated); photographs; other papers; newspaper clippings; and thesis. This collection consists of one box.

Date Acquired: 02/05/1970

Subjects: Japanese -- Canada -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945., Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945., La Violette, Forrest Emmanuel, 1904-, Nationalism -- Japan., Sociology., World War, 1939-1945.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Photographs., Theses.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, a thesis, and miscellaneous materials of Forrest E. LaViolette, a sociologist at McGill University in Canada. The materials focus primarily on LaViolette's study of various Japanese racial colonies in the United States and Canada during the early stages of World War II. Correspondence is from fellow sociologists, Japanese friends and representatives of Japanese organizations. The bulk of the collection is clippings are from various newspapers concerning the relocation of the Japanese, including the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the New York Times, the Montreal Star, and the Montreal Gazette.

Biographical Note

Foresst E. La Violette was a sociologist a McGill University in Canada. He studied the various Japanese racial colonies in the United States and Canada during the early stages of World War II. He corresponded with other sociologists, Japanese friends, and representatives from Japanese organizations. His bachelor's degree thesis from Reed College in 1933 was entitled "Japanese Nationalism, A Social Study."

Subject/Index Terms

Japanese -- Canada -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
La Violette, Forrest Emmanuel, 1904-
Nationalism -- Japan.
Sociology.
World War, 1939-1945.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Blake Touchstone.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Forrest E. LaViolette papers, Manuscripts Collection 295, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 1975.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.


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Box 1: Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and other papers
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1941 August-1942 April
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1942 May-June
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1942 July-August 1942 and undated
Folder 4: Photographs
Folder 5: Other papers
Folder 6: Newspaper clippings
Folder 7: Newspaper clippings
Folder 8: Newspaper clippings
Folder 9: Newspaper clippings
Folder 10: Newspaper clippings
Folder 11: Newspaper clippings
Folder 12: Newspaper clippings
Folder 13: Newspaper clippings
Folder 14: Newspaper clippings
Folder 15: Newspaper clippings
Folder 16: Newspaper clippings
Folder 17: Newspaper clippings
Folder 18: Newspaper clippings
Folder 19: Newspaper clippings
Folder 20: Newspaper clippings
Folder 21: Newspaper clippings
Folder 22: Newspaper clippings
Folder 23: Newspaper clippings
Folder 24: Thesis, 1933 June

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