Library Collections

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 413 sets 1886 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    This collection mainly consists of the private collection of Nishida Kanjiro (西田幹治郎), a Han learning (漢学) scholar lived in Setaka, and 30% of the collection consists of the private collection of Yokochi Genbanosuke (横地玄蕃助), a confucianist served under the Yanagawa domain.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 127 sets, 797 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Documents on early modern literature held by Nishioka Family and Fukumatsu Family

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 1,568 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Private collection of Prof. Nishiyama Shigekazu(西山 重和).
    The collection contains classic foreign books on international private law.
     

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 795
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography, Law, Politics

    Former collection of Chinese classics (especially literature), law, and history of Shichiro Oi, a public prosecutor.
    Donated to the former Fukuoka High School and now housed in the Central Library.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 5,242 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Sociology, Law, Politics

    Books and documents donated by Prof. Okuda Hachiji(奥田 八二) about social sciences, especially, documents on labor campaign in Fukuoka in 60's-90's, and documents on local administration during Prof. Okuda's term as a governor.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 813 Volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Economy, Law, Politics
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 274 volumes
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    This collection consists of 274 volumes in 196 section in six fields, that is, 1) Share Bon (joke books), 2) Kokkei Bon (comic books), 3) Hanashi Bon, 4) Chubon Dokuhon, 5)Hanshibon Gokan, and 6) Kyosi (rhapsodies) covering major rate modern travesties. Most of the Share Bon are important books until Kansei Period, and among Kokkei Bon there are rare books of Chaban (farce) or Mitatee. Series of Hizakurige are also valuable. As for Chubon Dokuhon, Shinrotei's works are well collected. About 80 percent of Kyoshi Bon (rhapsodies) were collected, which are the most complete collection.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 300 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Economy, Law, Politics

    Books on colonial policy collected by Prof. Saburo Osada

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 190 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Education
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 12,000 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Private collection of Prof. Terao Hisashi (寺尾 壽) about Japanese language and literature.

    Printed Catalog

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 185
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Sociology

    A collection of historical documents related to poverty and welfare in Britain, including social and state responses to urban and worker problems in Britain caused by the Industrial Revolution, legislation, and social security systems.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 95 sets 698 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Takahashi Rakuchi (高橋 楽池), a Han learning (漢学) scholar lived in Fukuoka.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 170
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    ハノーファー高等控訴裁判長等を歴任したフォン・シュトラーレンハイム(von Stralenheim、1777~1847)旧蔵書を中心に、16世紀から19世紀にかけて刊行されたドイツ民事訴訟法に関する文献のコレクション

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Special Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Art, Literature, Linguistics

    Review magazines concerning European literature especially French literature, music, drama, philosophy and politics (From the first issue to issues published in 1968).

     

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 156 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Catalog

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 875 sets 3,089 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Kusumoto Sekisui (楠本 碩水), a Confucian scholar in Hirado domain. The collection came to Kyushu University through the good offices of Prof. Kusumoto Masatsugu (楠本 正継), a grandson of Kusumoto Tanzan (a brother of Sekisui).

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 700
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    This is the former collection of Shigeo Nishimura, a professor at the Graduate School of Law, and includes rare books on law, mainly in Latin.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 730 volumes
    Category: Archival Documents
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 6,612 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Books donated by Prof. Shinobu Seizaburo(信夫 清三郎) about political history in modern Japan.

  • Holding: Central Library Science and Technology Library
    Volumes: 2,081 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Private collection of Prof. Shirai Tadashi (白井 正) about constitutional law and political science.

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