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Seiju Hirakawa commonplace books

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-058

Scope and Contents

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.” Excerpts and quotations are arranged by topics, and cover topics such as friendship, teachers and pupils, self-expression, books, and pride. The volume also includes a personal reflection of marriage, presumably written by Hirakawa.

Dates

  • Undated

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (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 American Friends Service Committee 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 in Tokyo.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

The commonplace book of Seiju Hirakawa inlcudes extracts of poetry and religious reflection on the occasion of the Hirakawa’s 50th wedding anniversary. Excerpts and quotations are arranged by topic, and cover topics such as friendship, teachers and pupils, self-expression, books, and pride. The volume also includes a personal reflection marriage, presumably written by Hirakawa.

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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