S. Floyd Mori papers, 1962-2005

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Mori, S. Floyd
Title
S. Floyd Mori papers
Dates
1962-2005 (inclusive)
Quantity
7 linear feet
Collection Number
ACCN 2203
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: 8015818863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. 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.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: S. Floyd Mori papers, ACCN 2203, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: ACCN 2203.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Related Materials

See also the Japanese American Citizen's League of Utah records (ACCN 1852) and the Japanese American Citizen's League, Mount Olympus Chapter records (ACCN 2074).

Processing Note

Processed by Karen Carver in 2005.

Related Materials

Forms part of the Japanese American Archive.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

PersonalReturn to Top

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

EducationReturn to Top

Contains class notes and papers.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 1
Geography 571
1962
2 2
Economics 535
1963
2 3
"Minority Groups in the Church"
1963
2 4
Economics 587
1964
2 5
Economics 692
1964
2 6
Political Science 670
1964
2 7
Economics 697
1964
2 8
Economics 515
1964
2 9
Economics 575
1964
2 10
Political Science 350
2 11
Asian Studies 502
1965
3
"Three Case Studies of Local Government Finance in Utah County with Reflections on the Property Tax as a Source of Revenue"
Brigham Young University Master's Thesis.
1965

JACL ScrapbooksReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
4 1-3
Days of Remembrance
1998-2003
4 4-5
JACL President's Scrapbooks
2001-2002
5 1-3
President's Scrapbooks
2003-2004
5 4
Information on the Utah JACL and Japanese Americans
2005

Japanese InternmentReturn to Top

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

Redress and ReparationsReturn to Top

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

Subject FilesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
8 1-2
California State Assembly
1979-1980
8 3
Calendar
2003
8 4
Celebrating the Lees
8 5
Census
1990
8 6-8
Civil Rights
1986-1991
9 1
Convention of Panamerican Nikkei
2001
9 2
"Hito Hata: Raise the Banner"
1980
9 3-7
Japan
Contains maps, tourist information, correspondence, brochures and pamphlets, and educational material.
1980s-1990s
9 8
JACL, California
1980-2001
9 9
JACL Convention, Salt Lake City
1994
9 10-11
Membership
9 12
JACL President's Notebook
1988-1992
9 13
JACL Tri-District Conference, Visalia, California
2003
10 1
Charles Kawakami: 100 Years
2003
10 2
Darrel Montero, Japanese Ethnicity
1970s
10 3-4
Mori-Silva International
10 5
Karen Narasaki Workshop
2000
10 6
"Nip" License Plates
2000
10 7
Photographs (Photocopies)
10 8
Pine United Methodist Church, 95th Anniversary
1981
10 9
Poston Jr./Sr. High School Reunion
1978
10 10
San Francisco Peace Treaty, 50th Anniversary
2001
10 11
Roger Sunada
2000
10 12
From Tozaburo to Thomas: Memoirs of Thomas Sashihara
1985

Oversize MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
11
General Materials
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