Library Collections

  • 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 Manuscript Library
    Volumes: 764 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    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.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Special 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: Special 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: Special Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Microfilms
    Subject: Economy
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 2800 Volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: History, Geography, Sociology, Economy, Law, Politics

    Former collection of the Austrian politician and economist Gustav Grosß (1856-1935), mainly related to economics and political science.

  • 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: Central Library
    Volumes: About 7,600 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: Special 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: Central 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
    Volumes: 59 books
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Economy

    Collection consisting of books by American economist Henry George (1839-1897), related books by his contemporaries, and Henry George research books.

  • 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: 264 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

     

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 238 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Education, History, Geography

    Old collection of books related to pedagogy and Chinese studies of Prof. Masunori Hiratsuka (平塚 益徳)(1907-1981) of the Faculty of Education.

  • 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.

  • Holding: Manuscript Library
    Category: Archival Documents
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Archival Documents
    Subject: History, Geography, Law, Politics
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 265 sets 713 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Book collection of Udo Hosokawa Family. Valuable books (including Azuma Kagami Fushimi version etc.) and materials related to Japanese literature.

    Catalog

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 7,950 books
    Category: Special Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Facsimile reprints of 101 series of publications published in era of Sung to Qing in China are made at Yiwen Yinshuguan in Taipei in 1964 to 1970. In each series, bibliographical documents cited from Shikoteiyo or the like were attached. Lost books were restored as much as possible.

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