To Japan with encouragement and hope

To Japan with encouragement and hope

Dates: 2000

Jacobsen writes about being held in captivity by the Japanese for three and one-half years in the Philippines and Japan during World War II. Comments on the strength that he derived from his belief in the Mormon Church and in his family.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.). -- 1 microfilm reel
  • Creator: Jacobsen, Gene
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3060
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Microfilm copy is open without restriction. Access to original materials with permission from the supervisor of reference services.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from To Japan with encouragement and hope must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 3060; To Japan with encouragement and hope; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3060, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Harold W. Poole in 2000.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Harold W. Poole; 2000.
Subject Terms
Bataan, Battle of, Philippines, 1942; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Japan; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Mormon; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Philippines; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Microfilms
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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To Japan with encouragement and hope
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:08-0700
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Biographical note

Mormon from Idaho. Professor of education at the University of Utah.

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