• Michel Collection
    Title Transcription:
    Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: 504 documents
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Archival Documents, Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science



Manuscripts, books and other printed material related to medicine, pharmaceutics, herbology collected by professor emeritus Wolfgang Michel (Michel-Zaitsu), former dean of the Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Kyushu University. The collections comprises a considerable number of unique Japanese manuscripts related to Western medicine in 17th- and 18th-century Japan as well as rare early modern Western prints related to Japanese medicine.

Contents Type:Japanese and Western manuscripts and printed books

Subject:Medicine, pharmaceutics, herbology (Honzōgaku)


Medical Library