Library Collections

  • 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: 1,700
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Collection includes many valuable books on German law (constitutional law, administrative law, and local government law) from the 19th and 20th centuries.

  • 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: 37
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    This is a collection of works on international law (public international law) that were considered important during the period of acceptance of European international law in Japan from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period.

  • 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: Special 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: 550
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Philosophy and History of Philosophy
    Former Collections of the late Professor Emeritus Kiyoyuki Yamamoto

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

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  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 472 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: History, Geography

    The collection of Hiroshi Yasukouchi (?-1953, former Fukuoka High School and Kyushu Imperial University), assistant professor at Oita University. -1953, graduated from the former Fukuoka High School and the Faculty of Law and Letters of Kyushu Imperial University), mainly on national history.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 756 volumes
    Category: Special 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

    Former collection of books mainly related to Japanese art history by art historian Aimi Kaoru (Shigekazu, 1874-1970) from the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa periods. Donated in 1984.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 570 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Former collection of books mainly related to English linguistics by Saburo Oe (大江 三郎) (1930-1986), professor of the Faculty of Letters, who led the research on semantics and pragmatics in the English academic community in Japan.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 127 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Former collection of books mainly related to ethics by Naoji Oshima (大島 直治) (1879-1967), first professor of ethics at the Faculty of Law and Letters and first president of the University of Kitakyushu.

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

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