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    Michio and Aveline Kushi Collection, 1960-1997 (bulk 1970-1989).
     
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    Creator: 
    Kushi, Michio, 1926- (author).
    Title: 
    Michio and Aveline Kushi Collection, 1960-1997 (bulk 1970-1989).
    Phy. Description: 
    28 cu. ft.: ? boxes.
    Summary: 
    Series 4: Includes cookbooks.
    Series 5: Photographs include silver gelatin black-and-white prints and color prints--especially captioned snapshots which document the family and friends of the Kushis. Albums contain photographs of Kushi Foundation events, students, staff, activities.
    Scope and Content: 
    Most of the materials document the 1970s-1980s, the Macrobiotic philosophies of Michio Kushi, and the philosophies of George Oshawa. Audio- and videotapes record lectures about macrobiotics.
    Organization: 
    Divided into 7 series: Series 1, East West Foundation, 1966-1991, and undated; Series 2, Kushi Foundation, 1968-1999, and undated; Series 3, Kushi Institute, 1979-1999, and undated; Series 4, Michio Kushi Papers, 1981-1995 and undated; Series 5, General Publications, 1978-1996, and undated; Series 6, Other Macrobiotics Organizations and Publications, 1960-2006, and undated; Series 7, Photographs, 1964-1971, 1994, and undated.
    Provenance: 
    Collection donated to the SI by Michio and Aveline Kushi, August 1997; additional materials donated May 1999.
    Finding aids: 
    Register (anonymous, unpaginated).
    Loc. of Assoc. Material: 
    Division of Science, Medicine and Society (NMAH) has artifacts.
    Cite as: 
    Michio and Aveline Kushi Macrobiotics Collection, 1960-1997. Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Exhibition: 
    Selected items from collection displayed in Archives Center cases, 1999.
    Restrictions: 
    Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment.
    Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
    Patient files in Series 3 are restricted.
    Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Family -- 20th century
    Macrobiotic diet -- 1960-2000
    New Age Movement -- 1960-2000 -- United States
    Vegetarianism -- 1960-2000
    Form / Genre: 
    Lectures -- 1950-2000
    Vernacular photographs
    Snapshots
    Cookbooks -- 1900-1990
    Audiotapes -- 1950-2000.
    Videotapes
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Local Number: 
    1997.3165 (NMAH Acc.)
    1999.3026 (NMAH Acc.)
    Co-Creator: 
    Ohsawa, George, author.
    Kushi, Aveline, 1923-, author.
    Item Information
    RepositoryCall No. 
    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0619Add Copy to MyList

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