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Finding Aid for the Kōtarō Sutō Papers, ca. 1940-ca. 1970
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Description
Kōtarō Sutō (ca. 1883- ) worked for Miami pioneer developer, Carl Fisher, before starting his own nursery business. This collection contains clippings about the Sutōs (mostly from Miami sources), photographs and snapshots of the Sutōs, records and correspondence related to Sutō's nursery, and correspondence and other records related to the Sutō's donations to various charitable organizations. It also includes clippings on Carl G. Fisher. Materials in this collection are primarily in English, with some in Japanese.
Background
Kōtarō Sutō was born ca. 1883; a native of Kanagawa Prefecture, he came to the United States in 1900 and relocated to Miami Beach, Florida, ca. 1916; married Masa Sutō, 1921; worked for Miami pioneer developer, Carl Fisher, before starting his own nursery business; was given many commendations and honors for his active participation in and devotion to the city of Miami; Kōtarō and Masa, known as Papa and Mama, became United States citizens (1958); Kōtarō died in 1963.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.