Name and location of repository
Level of description
Hiroshima Tapestry from SHIGEMATSU Itsuzo
- undated (Creation)
1 cubic foot (1 box)
Name of creator
Shigematsu was an ABCC-RERF researcher.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
This collection consists of a small tapestry measuring 32 inches long by 17.5 inches wide. Tapestry is a woven scene of "Atom-Bomb Dome" in Hiroshima. English language text on the upper left reads "The Peace Park with Atom-Bomb Dome." The language in the lower right reads "The City of Hiroshima. Tapestry measuring 32 inches long by 17.5 inches wide. Collection consists of one cubic foot (1 oversize box).
Subjects: Tapestry of modern Hiroshima
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Open for research.
Materials are in excellent condition.
Conditions governing reproduction
Some restrictions may apply.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Deed-3. The box containing this item was found in the archives stacks. It was labeled as a gift from "Dr. Shigematsu." Research in the archive records revealed that the donor is SHIGEMATSU Itsuzo.
Immediate source of acquisition
Control folder includes copy of thank-you from Elizabeth Borst White to KODAMA Kazunori, MD, for donation of the tapestry, 1995. Dr. Kodama apparently brought the tapestry in person on behalf of Dr. Shigematsu during a visit to Houston.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
No accruals are expected.
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: Hiroshima Tapestry from SHIGEMATSU Itsuzo; MS 157; 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.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Processed by Philip Montgomery, 2012
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Shigematsu, Itsuzō (Subject)