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Hiroshi Tamiya caricature sketch book

Identifier: 2009-14


  • Creation: 1948-1951


Language of Materials

Text in English.

Biographical sketch

Tamiya was a leading postwar Japanese scientist specializing in Plant Physiology. At the time of the creation of these sketches, he was employed as a Native Guide to two successive committees of top American scientists sent to Japan under NAS auspices on combined goodwill and fact-finding visits.


1 Linear Feet (1 box;1 sketchbook)

Ownership and Custodial History

The book was a gift of Dr. Andrew Benson, UC San Diego, who authored the NAS Biographical Memoir of Hiroshi Tamiya.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Benson, Andrew Dr. . Method of acquisition--Gift ;; Date of acquisition--2009..

General Note

This a sketchbook created by Hiroshi Tamiya the Japanese plant biochemist. Eighteen pages of the book are used, Fourteen contain artwork, the remainder are messages to the artist.

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Repository Details

Part of the Science History Institute Archives Repository

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