Library Collections

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Volumes: Approx. 400
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Japanese Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collecion of Prof. Masaji Kasuga (春日政治/1878-1962)  and Kazuo Kasuga (春日和男/1915-2012)  about Japanese literature and linguistics.

  • Holding: Design Library
    Volumes: 180 books
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Engineering

    180 rare books on all aspects of 19th century American architecture. Included are Thomas Pope's Treatise on Bridge Architecture (published in 1811) and various research books from the mid-1890's concerning the first skyscrapers.

  • Holding: Design Library
    Volumes: 52 books
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Art

    Collection of the documents on color theory published in 19th to early 20th century.
    Books on color vision, psychological impact, visual communication design, physiological sciences, industrial design, etc. are collected.

  • Holding: Medical Library Web
    Category: Digital Gallery
    Contents Type: Wahon, Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    An exhibition on old medical books housed in the Medical Library.

     
  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】 Web
    Volumes: 9
    Category: Digital Gallery
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: History, Geography, Economy

    [Japanese Version Only]

  • Holding: Manuscript Library: Business and Economics Section
    Volumes: 15,967 volumes
    Category: Archival Documents
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: History, Geography

    Documents of Aso Family, Aso-shoten and its related companies.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Volumes: 63 sets 330 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Personal collection on Confucianism collected by Morimoto Gitaro (森本儀太郎), a feudal retainer of the Hirado Domain.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Volumes: 107 sets 293 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, History, Geography

    Books on military science held by the Ueda Family, the chief adviser of the Hiroshima domain. This collection mainly consists of documents on Kosho-Ryu (甲州流) military science, and also contains some images on castellation.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Volumes: 271 sets 991 volumes
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    This collection is a comprehensive compilation of 991 volumes of 271 publications by wood printing types published in Japan in eighteenth century to nineteenth century (Genroku Era to Meiji Era), and covers all fields of Edo Era Culture.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】 Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Volumes: 1,999 sets 3,279 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Archival Documents, Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Prof. Toyoda Minoru(豊田 実) on English study history in Japan.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】 Ito Library
    Volumes: 252 volumes
    Category: Specitial Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Microfilms
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    A collection of Japanese Modern Christian Newspapers in Meiji Era, Taisho Era and pre-war Showa Era.

  • Holding: Manuscript Library: Business and Economics Section Web
    Category: Digital Gallery
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: History, Geography, Economy

    [Japanese Version Only] An exhibition of rare materials on a coal mining region of Kyushu from the Meiji to Showa period, housed in the Manuscript Library, Business & Economics Section.

  • Holding: Web
    Category: Databases
    Subject: Medical Science

    A bibliographic database on medical science.

     

  • Holding: Design Library
    Volumes: 576 books
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Sociology, Engineering

    Documents on urban design in western countries in early 1900's, when researches for city planning has just started.
    The collection contains documents on the history of city planning, development of constructional industries, urban management, urban finance, legislation, etc.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Category: Specitial Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: History, Geography

    A corpus in which ancient or early medieval inscriptions scattered throughout the territory of the Old Roman Empire even those inscribed in small pieces were compiled by area. It was completed in about 100 years under the lead of T. Mommsen.

  • Holding: Web
    Volumes: 87,794
    Category: Databases
    Subject: Agriculture

    Records of silkworm growth breeded by Faculty of Agriculture.

    →Integrated into Collections since Dec, 2013.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Volumes: About 4,800 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: History, Geography, Law, Politics

    Private Collection by Prof. Wolfgang Kunkel (University of Munich).
    Coverage of the collection is Roman law, public law, Roman history, Greek history, Papyrology, German history, etc.
    The collection consists of about 3,000 books, 1,300 periodicals and over 8,000 offprints.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Volumes: 378 volumes
    Category: Specitial Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Conference note of German Parliament, official note of German Parliament First to eighth period of election (1949-1977) and first to seventh period index, total of 378 volumes.

  • Holding: New Central Library【Ito】
    Category: Specitial Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Psychology, Education

    Collected dissertations approved at major universities in the world especially in the US and Canada in the five years from 1982 to 1986 in all fields of educational psychology (for example development, education, evaluation, learning, counseling and social group).

  • Holding: Manuscript Library: Business and Economics Section
    Volumes: 5,923 documents
    Category: Archival Documents
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: History, Geography, Sociology, Economy

    Documents from Mitsui-Miike Labor Union.

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