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Yoshiko Uchida Papers

Summary Information
Title: Yoshiko Uchida Papers
Dates: 1960, 1967
Creator: Uchida, Yoshiko
Extent: 2 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1634
Collection contains corrected typescripts for two children's books.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


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In-between Miya, 1967

Mik and the Prowler, 1960

Biographical Sketch

Yoshiko Uchida was born in Alameda, California in 1921. She was an educator, secretary, and author of acclaimed children's books that deal with the Japanese-American experience and are noted for their elaborate plots and fleshed-out characters. She taught schoolchildren when she and her family were interned in Utah during World War II and later she worked as a secretary in order to have time to do her writing after work. She died in 1992.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 53 and 72.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains corrected typescripts for two children's books.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Uchida, Yoshiko
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
In-between Miya 1967 
Note Bennett, Susan
New York: Scribner, 1967
Box M. F. 798
Typescript, corrected (104 p.)  Box M. F. 798
Mik and the Prowler 1960 
Note Hutchinson, William M.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1960
Box M. F. 798
Typescript, corrected (99 p.)  Box M. F. 798