Guide to the UW​EC Alumni and Friends Association Collection,​ 1993

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Overview of the collection

Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire
P.O.  Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739

Reference Code: USGZE UHC274

Accession Number: 06-93

Collection Number: University Historical Collection 274

Creators: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Alumni and Friends Association (Fukushima, Japan)

Title: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Alumni and Friends Association Collection 
Dates: 1993

Quantity: 0.2 linear foot (1 archives box)

Location of Collection: A10/2e

Languages: Collection materials are in English and Japanese.

Summary: Materials related to teacher exchanges between American and Japanese educators.

Historical Note

The UW-EC Alumni and Friends Association was founded in 1990 by Mr. Yoshio Muto.  Muto, born in 1919, graduated from Waseda University and spent his entire career as a teacher and educational administrator in Japan.  He developed a relationship to the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire when a recent graduate of the university was employed by the Miharu Board of Education as an English teacher.  In the summer of 1987, thirty teachers and sixty students from Miharu, Japan attended a “summer camp” in Eau Claire and Rice Lake, Wisconsin.  From 1987 to 1993, various student and faculty exchange programs were held in Eau Claire and Fukushima.  Lloyd Joyal and other University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire faculty worked with Muto to develop and sustain the exchange programs.

Content Description

The collection consists of two booklets and a chronology of the UW-EC Alumni and Friends.  Both booklets, one in Japanese, are presumed to describe the educational exchanges between Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Fukushima, Japan.  The booklet in English contains program participants’ reflections on education in the United States and Japan.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Donated to Special Collections & Archives, University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire prior to March 2006.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Alumni and Friends Association Collection, 1993.  UHC 274 University Archives and Special Collections.  McIntyre Library.  University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in April 2006.

Arrangement: By item.


Personal Names:
Muto, Yoshio
Joyal, Lloyd H.

Corporate Names: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Alumni and Friends Association (Fukushima, Japan)

Subject Terms:
Education – Japan
Education – Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Teacher exchange programs – United States
Teacher exchange programs – Japan 

Detailed List of Contents




Box/Folder 1/1

“For Educational Exchanging Between Wisconsin and Fukushima”


Box/Folder 1/2

Japanese booklet


Box/Folder 1/3