Roger Shimomura papers, 1965-1990.

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Shimomura, Roger, 1939-. Roger Shimomura papers, 1965-1990.

Roger Shimomura papers, 1965-1990.

The papers of painter, printmaker, performance artist, and teacher Roger Shimomura measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1965 to 1990. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence, writings, notes, printed material, one scrapbook, and photographs. Biographical materials include a photograph of Shimomura and a resume. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence files about exhibitions, grants, performances, lectures, and the Japanese-American redress movement. Correspondence is with friends, colleagues, galleries, and with universities and colleges. Correspondents include Frank Chin, Akiko Day, Jonathan R. T. Hughes, and Wayne Miller. Writings and notes include Shimomura's artist's statement, scripts to four plays, and one folder of miscellaneous notes. The papers also include clippings, exhibition announcements, catalogs and miscellaneous printed material. A scrapbook contains clippings of articles that document Shimomura's career. Photographs are of artwork by other artists.

2.6 linear ft.

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Miller, Wayne Charles.

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Day, Akiko.

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Chin, Frank, 1940-....

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Frank Chin (1940- ) was born in Berkeley, California, on February 25, 1940. After attending the University of California, Berkeley and Iowa State University, he earned his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1965. Frank Chin worked in railroads. His career includes stints as a writer, editor, and free-lance consultant and lecturer on Chinese Americans and racism. He was a film consultant and lectured and taught creative writing in the late 1960s and 1970s at San Francisco S...

Shimomura, Roger, 1939-...

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Roger Shimomura (1939- ) is a painter, printmaker, and performance artist in Lawrence, Kan. Shimomura was born in Seattle, Wash., a third generation Japanese American (Sansei). Received a B.A. in Graphic Design from the University of Washington, 1961, and M.F.A. in painting from Syracuse University, 1969. Served as an officer in the United States Army, 1962-1965. Since 1969, a member of the faculty of the University of Kansas Department of Art. Shimomura was ...

Hughes, Jonathan R. T.

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