Library Collections

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: About 7,500 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Japanese Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Private collection of Prof. Hagino Yoshiyuki(萩野 由之) about Japanese history and literature.

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

    Private collection of Prof. Hama Kazue(濱一衛), about 2,500 volumes of books on Chinese theater. A lot of booklets,clippings, records and photos are included in the collection.

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

    It is conference notes and records of discussion of British parliament, and mainly consists of law bills and reports of regular committee and ad hoc committee of the parliament and reports of government agencies. The data are arranged by theme.

  • Holding: Central Library Manuscript Library
    Volumes: About 50,000 materials
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Archival Documents, Japanese Books
    Subject: Art, History, Geography

    Private collection of Prof. Higaki Motokichi (檜垣 元吉, 1906-1988).

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 293 sets 1,742 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Pribate collection of Higuchi Wado (樋口和堂), a Han learning (漢学) scholar lived in Sakaida, Yame. His collection ranges from chinese old texts to travel writings. Especially, the Fushimi version of the Azuma Kagami is noteworthy.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 10,804 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    The book collection of Private Fukuoka Library deposited to the Central Library was purchased for Hirose Bunko soon after the war. Materials are related to philosophy, Japanese history and Japanese literature.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 265 sets 713 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Book collection of Udo Hosokawa Family. Valuable books (including Azuma Kagami Fushimi version etc.) and materials related to Japanese literature.

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  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 7,950 books
    Category: Specitial Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Facsimile reprints of 101 series of publications published in era of Sung to Qing in China are made at Yiwen Yinshuguan in Taipei in 1964 to 1970. In each series, bibliographical documents cited from Shikoteiyo or the like were attached. Lost books were restored as much as possible.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 200 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Former collection of 200 books about Tang stories and Tang books by Matazo Ishizaki who was a former librarian of Tokyo Imperial University Library and published a fine book "History of Chinese slang literature in modern Japan".

  • Holding: Central Library Science and Technology Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Science

    Personal collection on geological science by Prof.Tokunosuke Ito.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 424 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics
  • Holding: Central Library Medical Library
    Volumes: 247 sets 726 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Science, Medical Science

    A part of personal holdings of Dr. Kokichi Kano. Kyushu University purchased Korean books, directories and bibliographic catalogs from his holdings.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 406 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Law, Politics
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 62
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Economy
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 2,021 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Private collection of Prof. Kikuchi Isao(菊池 勇夫) about labor law, social law and legal philosophy.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 703 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Books donated by Kyushu International Culture Assosiation.
    Documents on politics, diplomacy and culture in the Far East during World War II.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 396 sets 2,244 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Kondo Isai (近藤畏斎), a feudal retainer of the Hirado Domain.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 270 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Art, Literature, Linguistics

    Personal collection on European literature by Kori Torahiko (郡虎彦) , an international playwright born in Japan. Prof. Akira Osawa, a professor belonged to Faculty of Law and Letter, was a close friend of Kori and it might be a reason of the donation of the collection.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 10,000 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Private collection of Prof. Tamura Sen-ichiro (田村 専一郎), related to Japanese history and Japanese literature. The collection contains the oldest copy of "Yamato Tales" appointed national cultural asset.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 5,027 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Science

    Book collection about science history collected by Prof. Kuwaki Ayao (桑木 彧雄, Ayao, 1878-1945).

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