Library Collections

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Sociology

    United Kingdom which gave birth to capitalism the earliest in the world was a country which raised various problems in industrialization. In this collection, social problems after 1719 such as poverty, housing and welfare were considered in the context of urban environment.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 149
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography, Law, Politics
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: About 600 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Tomita Shinnosuke (冨田 新之助).
    Unique collection of kyoukabon (狂歌本) in Edo and Meiji period.

  • Holding: Central Library Science and Technology Library
    Volumes: 2500
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics, Agriculture, Science
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 513 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Prof. Umegaki Minoru (楳垣 実) on dialect study.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 71 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Education

    Private collection of Prof. Watanabe Makoto(渡辺 誠) on comparative education.

  • Holding: Central Library Manuscript Library
    Volumes: 223 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Archival Documents, Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, History, Geography
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 1,256 books
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    1,256 books with detailed annotation of statutes in major states in the USA.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 405 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Prof. Yamakawa Johei(山川 丈平) about German literature, idioms and proverbs.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 130 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Catalog

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 472 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: History, Geography
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 756 volumes
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    227 sets, 756 volumes collection of Yomihon, Japanese books from the Edo period. This excellent collection includes books published in both Edo and Kamigata. Different versions of the same books are also collected.

     

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 353 sets 674 books 88 letters
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Archival Documents
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Personal collection of Yoshimura Syuyou(吉村秋陽) and his descendants, the confucianists who served under the Mihara domain in Hiroshima. The collection mainly consists of diaries, manuscripts and letters.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 779 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Prof. Yukiyama Toshio(雪山 俊夫) about German literature and German language.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 1,356 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Research book collection about Song Ming thought authorized by Prof. Kusumoto Masatsugu(楠本正継) funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.
    Donated in 1960
     

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Japanese Books
    Subject: Art
  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection

    English language and literture
     

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    ethics

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Art, Literature, Linguistics
  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Chinese philosophy

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