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George Akira Doi WWII archive, 1941-1990

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-042

Scope and Contents

The military records, service medals and insignia, photo albums, scrapbook and personal ephemera of George Akira Doi, who served during WWII in the 100th Infantry Division, an otherwise all-white unit. He saw combat in Europe and was decorated as “unquestionably the company’s best soldier.” George Akira Doi was the maternal grandfather of Kristi Yamaguchi (Olympic Gold Medalist figure skater).

Dates

  • 1941 - 1990
  • Majority of material found within 1941 - 1946

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Grandfather of Kristi Yamaguchi, 1992 Olympic champion figure skater.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize.)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase
Title
George Akira Doi WWII archive, 1941-1990
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2012 January
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)