Name and location of repository
Level of description
ABAA KAKEN records [RESTRICTED]
- 1945-2016 (Creation)
1 cubic feet (2 boxes); 151.6 GB
Name of creator
The ABAA KAKEN group was began by Professor Masahito Ando, a renowned expert in Archival Science in Japan. The group completed a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) grant-in-aid research project titled "The Study on Developing Of A Digital Archive Relating To Atomic-Bomb Radiation Effect On The Human Body." The ultimate goal was to build a digital archive of Atomic-Bomb related documents. TMC Library with its unique collection of personal papers of ABCC -related scientists is a core member of the international part of the project and also a partner in international collaborative effort to make digitized documents available online for researchers around the world. The TMC Library agreed to preserve the work product of the group for posterity.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The ABAA KAKEN records is a restricted collection. It contains digital materials on an external hard and some paper material. Consultation with an archivist is required to access this collection.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
These materials are restricted. Consult an archivist.
Materials are in good condition.
Access through a computer terminal.
Conditions governing reproduction
No reproductions is allowed.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Yes. Inventory of paper material 2021 February.
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Archives staff should consult the accession record and control folders for details regarding this collection.
Immediate source of acquisition
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
No accruals are expected for this collection.
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: ABAA KAKEN records; IC 102; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.