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Seiju Hirakawa commonplace books

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-058

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Seiju Hirakawa. It inlcudes extracts of poetry and religious reflection on the occasion of the Hirakawa’s 50th wedding anniversary, or the “Golden Wedding Number.” The excerpts and quotations are arranged by topics, and cover topics such as friendship, teachers and pupils, self-expression, books, Pride. The volume also includes a personal reflection of his marriage, presumably written by Hirakawa.

Dates

  • Undated

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Seiju Hirakawa (1874-?) was born in 1874, and served as the secretary of the Japan Yearly Meeting of the AFSC beginning in 1927. He was also an educator, working as a teacher in Japanese government schools, and eventually working as the principal of the Friends' Girls' School

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

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Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December 2015.
Title
Seiju Hirakawa commonplace book, undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
December 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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