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Occupation of Japan Collection of Newspapers, 1946-1951

Identifier: MSS-2019-11

Scope and Contents

This collection comprises an incomplete set of the Nippon Times (1946-1951) and some issues of the Pacific Stars & Stripes (1946-1951). It consists of single issues and of bound volumes of the Nippon Times. Some of the bound volumes were disbound. January, April-June of 1946 are missing.

The library received very few issues of the Pacific Stars & Stripes. Some of these in very fragile condition.


  • Creation: 1946 - 1951


7 Cubic Feet (10 oversized flat archival boxes)

Language of Materials



WWII incomplete of daily newspapers published in Tokyo, during the American occupation: 1946 -1951.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Christopher Kolawoski, Director of the MacArthur Foundation in 2019.

Materials Specific Details

This collection is housed at Ivy Stacks, an off-site storage facility. Contact Law Special Collections to request these records for review at the Law Library:

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Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
580 Massie Road
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22903 United States