Japanese and Chinese books formerly owned by the Furuno family, village headman of Shiromaru Village, Kurate County, and distributed to the library and the Faculty of Law and Letters. The documents were received by the Kyushu Institute of Cultural History in 1933.
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.
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.
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.