Donald D. Kazama papers, 1929-1986  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kazama, Donald D., 1915-1986
Title
Donald D. Kazama papers
Dates
1929-1986 (inclusive)
Quantity
36.55 cubic feet
Collection Number
2012
Summary
Papers of Social worker and civic leader of Seattle, Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Donald Kazama was born in 1915. He worked for the United States Veterans Administration from 1950 until his retirement in 1976. He was married to Sally Kazama (nee Shimanaka) who was also a social worker. Aside from his professional work, Kazama was involved in many civic activities. Grouped into broad categories reflecting his primary interests, these were the elderly, elderly Asian-Americans, Japanese-Americans, general civic concerns, and personal/professional concerns. Some of the organization were the Japanese-American Citizens League, Central Seattle Community Council, Asian-American Alliance, Seattle Department of Human Rights, Seattle Model Cities Program, Council of Planning Affiliates, Coalition for Quality Integrated Integrated Education, Seattle-King County Aging Division, Seattle-King County Planning Council on Aging, among others. Also among the groups he was associated with was the State-Wide Task Force on Life Support. This group advises and monitors policies regarding treatment of terminally ill patients and death-with-dignity rulings. He died in 1986.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Biographical features, correspondence, reports, newsletters, clippings, ephemera.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2012-001: Donald D Kazama papers, 1929-1984Return to Top

33.17 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Biographical features, correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, clippings, ephemera, many other record series; 1929-1984.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Donald Kazama. 1970-84.

Description
Donald D Kazama papers

Accession No. 2012-008: Donald D. Kazama papers, 1981-1986 (bulk 1985-1986)Return to Top

2.28 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Biographical features, correspondence, reports, newsletters, clippings, ephemera.

Files in this accession are a continuation of several subgroups represented in the previous Kazama integration. Only one subgroup is a new one, the State-Wide Task Force on Life Support. This group advises and monitors policies regarding treatment of terminally ill patients and death-with-dignity rulings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Don Kazama, 4/18/1986.

Description
Donald D. Kazama papers

Accession No. 2012-009: Donald D. Kazama papers, 1986Return to Top

.55 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, mailings, minutes, reports.

Files in this accession are a continuation of several subgroups in earlier installments.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Sally Kazama, 11/3/1987.

Description
Donald D. Kazama papers

Accession No. 2012-010: Donald D. Kazama papers, 1972-1986Return to Top

.55 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Biographical features, minutes, reports, clippings.

Files in this accession are a continuation of several subgroups in earlier installments.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Sally Kazama, 8/2/1989

Description
Donald D. Kazama papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Kazama, Donald D., 1915-1986--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adams, Brock, 1927-2004 (creator)
    • Bottomly, Forbes (creator)
    • Evans, Daniel J., 1925- (creator)
    • Masuda, Minoru, 1915-1980 (creator)
    • Satow, Masao W (creator)
    • Smith, Charles Z. (Charles Zellender), 1927- (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • American Civil Liberties Union of Washington. Civil Liberties of the Elderly Committee (creator)
    • Asian American Education Association (creator)
    • Asian American Social Workers (creator)
    • Asian Americans for Political Action (creator)
    • Asian Counseling and Referral Service (creator)
    • Asian-American Alliance (creator)
    • Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence (creator)
    • Central Area Committee on Education. local (creator)
    • Central Seattle Community Council (creator)
    • Church Council of Greater Seattle. Racial Justice in Education Task Force (creator)
    • Citizens Committee for Quality Education (creator)
    • Coalition for Quality Integrated Education (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Committee for Internment Credit (creator)
    • Council of Planning Affiliates (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Council On Aging For Seattle And King County (creator)
    • Demonstration Project for Asian Americans (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Driscoll, John J (creator)
    • International District Improvement Association (creator)
    • Japanese American Citizens' League. Aging and Retirement Committee (creator)
    • Japanese American Citizens' League. Seattle Chapter (creator)
    • King County (Wash.). Mental Health and Aging Task Force (creator)
    • King County (Wash.). Policy Development Commission. Human Services Committee (creator)
    • National Association of Social Workers. Puget Sound Unit (creator)
    • Nikkei Concerns (Organization). Seattle Keiro (creator)
    • Nisei Veterans Committee (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Pacific/Asian Coalition (creator)
    • Pacific/Asian Elderly Resource Center Development Project (creator)
    • Seattle Human Rights Commission (creator)
    • Seattle Model City Program (creator)
    • Seattle Public Schools. Human Relations Coordinating Committee (creator)
    • Seattle Urban League (creator)
    • Seattle-King County Aging Advisory Council (creator)
    • State Hospital Community Volunteers (creator)
    • Theatre Seattle Foundation (creator)
    • United Farm Workers (creator)
    • United Way of King County (King County, Wash.) (creator)
    • University of Washington. School of Social Work (creator)
    • Veterans Administration Hospital (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Washington (State). Commission on Asian American Affairs (creator)
    • Washington (State). Dept. of Social and Health Services. State-Wide Task Force on Life Support (creator)
    • Washington (State). Governor. Asian American Advisory Council (creator)
    • Washington (State). Governor's Council on Aging (creator)
    • White House Conference on Aging, State of Washington (1981 : Yakima) (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)