Library Collections

  • 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.

    Catalog

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 7,950 books
    Category: Special 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: 1701 Volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, History, Geography, Sociology, Law, Politics
  • Holding: Central Library Web
    Volumes: 42
    Category: Online Gallery
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: History, Geography

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  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 276 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    A group of Western books transferred from the Imperial Library to Kyushu Imperial University in May 1916.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 約4000冊
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Former collection of law professor Yuji Inoue(井上 裕司), focusing on criminal law and Russian and Eastern European relations.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: about 1400 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Former collection of about 1400 volumes 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: 400
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Former collection of books mainly related to law by Fujio Ito (伊藤 不二男)(1911-1987), professor at the Faculty of Law.

     

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 4100
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Art, History, Geography

    Former collection of Professor Hiroshi Hirata(平田, 寛) of the Faculty of Letters, mainly related to Japanese art history.
    It was donated to the Department of Aesthetics and Art History, Faculty of Letters in 2013.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 107 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Former collection of Setsuko Jono (1914-2002), the first female professor at Kyushu University and a professor of the College of Liberal Arts, mainly related to French literature, donated to the Ropponmatsu Branch Library by the Jono family in 2002.

  • 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: 465
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Other

    Former collection of Eric Ketelaar (1944-), a Dutch authority on archives.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 62
    Category: Special 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 Science and Technology Library
    Volumes: 137 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Agriculture

    Former collection of books mainly related to the agricultural science of KISHI Saburo, a sugar refinery engineer.

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

    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.

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