Tag Archive | gift collection

An iSchool Student Reflects on her Field Study in the Prange Collection

[This is a guest post written by Ashley Victoria Haddix, an iSchool Field Studies Intern for Fall 2017 in the Prange Collection.] During my time with the Prange Collection, I was given the opportunity to process the Mead Smith Karras Papers, a gift collection of her personal and professional papers given by her husband George […]

“New Japan” from the John R. Harold Papers

The John R. Harold papers focus on labor law and labor education in Occupied Japan.  Included in the papers is New Japan, a reflection on Japan as it entered the third year of the Occupation.  You will notice below one article about the establishment of the Labor Ministry and the enactment of the Labor Standards […]

An Interview with Sydney Brown from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the fouth in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Maryland Room, the reading room for Special Collections at the University of Maryland.  For other featured posts, see this page.  Sidney Brown (1925-2010), Professor of East Asian […]

Charles L. Kades papers are now in the Internet Archive!

We are pleased to announce that the Charles L. Kades papers are now available in the Internet Archive.  The papers are searchable and downloadable.  Check them out!

An Interview with Eleanor Hadley : From the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the third in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Prange Collection.  For other featured oral histories, see this page.  Today, July 17, is Eleanor Hadley‘s birthday! Hadley was born in Seattle, Washington in […]

An Interview with Donald Keene : From the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the second in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Prange Collection.  For other featured posts, see this page.  Today (June 18) is Donald Keene‘s birthday! On May 14, 1982, Marlene Mayo, then […]

Featured Gift Collection – Lois Beno Photographs and Oral Histories

In April 2014, Irish Jordan contacted the Prange Collection about a Japanese comic book, Toranku Kozo by Kaneso Masutaro. that her grandmother, Lois Beno (1922 – 2016), had given to her.  The Prange Collection staff soon learned that Beno had acquired the book while she was in Japan during the Occupation.  Already the repository for […]