S. Floyd Mori papers, 1962-2005  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Mori, S. Floyd
Title
S. Floyd Mori papers
Dates
1962-2005 (inclusive)
Quantity
7 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn2203
Summary
The S. Floyd Mori papers (1962-2005) contain correspondence, scrapbooks, student papers, meeting minutes, reports, memoranda, brochures, pamphlets, and memorabilia related to Mori's activities with the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL). Also included are documents related to his tenure as a California State Assemblyman. Mori attended schools in Utah and California and received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Brigham Young University. He started an international consulting firm known as Mori-Silva, and has been active in community service and state and local government.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hours advance notice encouraged. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English, Japanese


Historical NoteReturn to Top

S. Floyd Mori was born in Murray, Utah. He attended schools in Utah and California and received both the Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Brigham Young University, where he studied Economics, Asian Studies, and Political Science. In addition to starting an international consulting firm known as Mori-Silva, he has also been active in community service and spent almost a decade in state and local government.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The S. Floyd Mori papers (1962-2005) contain correspondence, scrapbooks, student papers, meeting minutes, reports, memos, brochures, pamphlets, and memorabilia related to Mori's activities with the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL). Also included are documents related to his tenure as a California State Assemblyman.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Personal, 2001-2005Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
Folder
1
Biographical Information
2005
2
Alpine Country Club Scrapbook
2001-2004

Education, 1962-1965Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Contains class notes and papers.

Container(s) Description Dates
box
2
Folder
1
Geography 571
1962
2
Economics 535
1963
3
"Minority Groups in the Church"
1963
4
Economics 587
1964
5
Economics 692
1964
6
Political Science 670
1964
7
Economics 697
1964
8
Economics 515
1964
9
Economics 575
1964
10
Political Science 350
11
Asian Studies 502
1965

"Three Case Studies of Local Government Finance in Utah County with Reflections on the Property Tax as a Source of Revenue", 1965Return to Top

Container(s): Box 3

Brigham Young University Master's Thesis.

JACL Scrapbooks, 1998-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4

Container(s) Description Dates
box
4
Folder
1-3
Days of Remembrance
1998-2003
4-5
JACL President's Scrapbooks
2001-2002

JACL Scrapbooks, 2003-2005Return to Top

Container(s): Box 5

Container(s) Description Dates
box
5
Folder
1-3
President's Scrapbooks
2003-2004
4
Information on the Utah JACL and Japanese Americans
2005

Japanese Internment, 1962-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 6

Container(s) Description Dates
box
6
Folder
1-2
Internment
1989-2003
3
Internment Sites
2000-2002
4
Heart Mountain, Wyoming, Foundation
2000
5
Minidoka Relocation Center, Idaho
2001
6
Jeffery Burton and Mary Farrell, This Is Minidoka: An Archeological Survey of Minidoka Internment National Monument, Idaho
2001
7
Topaz
1962-2002
8
Internment, Sylvia Kobayashi
1990s
9
Internment Camps, Jim Kubota Photos
2002

Redress and Reparations, 1988-2005Return to Top

Container(s): Box 7

Container(s) Description Dates
box
7
Folder
1-2
Redress
1988-2001
3
Japanese Experience, World War II
2000-2002
4
Re-enactment of 1942 Evacuation
2002
5
Redress, Japanese Latin Americans
2003-2004
6
Day of Remembrance
2005
7
Redress and Reparations

Subject Files, California State Assembly to Civil Rights, 1979-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 8

Container(s) Description Dates
box
8
Folder
1-2
California State Assembly
1979-1980
3
Calendar
2003
4
Celebrating the Lees
5
Census
1990
6-8
Civil Rights
1986-1991

Subject Files, Convention of Panamerican Nikkei to JACL, 1980-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 9

Container(s) Description Dates
box
9
Folder
1
Convention of Panamerican Nikkei
2001
2
"Hito Hata: Raise the Banner"
1980
3-7
Japan
Contains maps, tourist information, correspondence, brochures and pamphlets, and educational material.
1980s-1990s
8
JACL, California
1980-2001
9
JACL Convention, Salt Lake City
1994
10-11
Membership
12
JACL President's Notebook
1988-1992
13
JACL Tri-District Conference, Visalia, California
2003

Subject Files, Charles Kawakami to Thomas Sashihara, 1970s-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 10

Container(s) Description Dates
box
10
Folder
1
Charles Kawakami: 100 Years
2003
2
Darrel Montero, Japanese Ethnicity
1970s
3-4
Mori-Silva International
5
Karen Narasaki Workshop
2000
6
"Nip" License Plates
2000
7
Photographs (Photocopies)
8
Pine United Methodist Church, 95th Anniversary
1981
9
Poston Jr./Sr. High School Reunion
1978
10
San Francisco Peace Treaty, 50th Anniversary
2001
11
Roger Sunada
2000
12
From Tozaburo to Thomas: Memoirs of Thomas Sashihara
1985

OversizeReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 11

Contains awards, posters, and memorabilia.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • California Legislature Assembly--Sources
  • Japanese American Citizens' League--History--Sources
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Brochures
  • Correspondence
  • Memorabilia
  • Memorandums
  • Minutes
  • Pamphlets
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks