Library Collections

  • Holding: Manuscript Library
    Volumes: 5,083 documents
    Category: Archival Documents
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: History, Geography, Economy

    Documents donated from the Hashima Coalmine, Mitsubishi Mining Company, mainly about the company's coalmine management after World War II.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 121 sets 233 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: History, Geography

    Private collection and manuscripts of Ejima Moitsu (江島茂逸), a local historian in Fukuoka. The collection contains a lot of valuable documents on Fukuoka's local history in the end of the Edo period and the Meiji Restoration.
     

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

    Personal collection on 本草学 (medical science originated in China) by Prof. Teizo Esaki. After his death, Faculty of Agriculture purchased his collection several times between 1963 and 1976.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 1,175 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Economy, Agriculture

    Books on Agriculture in Modern Europe.
    A part of the collection is donated by Prof. Koide Manji(小出 満二), and Prof. Kimura Shuzo(木村 修三).

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 41 titles
    Category: Specitial Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Microfilms
    Subject: Economy

    Official economic statistic data of 41 titles such as national income, national wealth, finance, labor, industrial and trade of 23 countries in Europe.

  • Holding: Science and Technology Library
    Volumes: 578 sets 786 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Science

    Personal collection by Lipót Fejér (1880-1959) who was mathematician in Hungary.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 13 sets 16 volumes
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Lecture notes on Friedrich Carl von Savigny (an German jurist, 1779-1861) and members of the German Historical School (Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, Arnold Heise, Karl Adolf von Vangerow, Emil Hermann, Heinrich Thöl, etc)

  • Holding: Web
    Category: Databases
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    This is a database of the historical events related to literature happened in Fukuoka. It is based on the research outcome of Prof.

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

    Collection based on the book collection of Professor Gerhard von Schulz Gaevernitz former professor of Freiburg University and known as the representative of German New Historical School.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 215 volumes
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Gokanbon(bound book) collection written by Santo Kyoden(山東 京伝), Kyokutei Bakin(曲亭 馬琴) and Ryutei Tanehiko(柳亭 種彦) in Edo period.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: About 29,500
    Category: Specitial Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Microfilms
    Subject: Economy

    This collection is consisted of literature of social sciences in 15th-20th century in the Goldsmith' Library of Economic Literature at the University of London and the Kress Library of Business and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Business and Business Administration in Boston, based o

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 3,036 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Private collection of Prof. Gushima Kanesaburo(具島 兼三郎) about contemporary international politics.

  • Holding: Manuscript Library
    Category: Archival Documents
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: History, Geography
  • 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: Manuscript Library
    Volumes: 242 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: History, Geography, Sociology, Economy

    Private collection of Prof. Lloyd Harrison about coal mining and coal minors in UK.

  • 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.

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