Library Collections

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 274 volumes
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    This collection consists of 274 volumes in 196 section in six fields, that is, 1) Share Bon (joke books), 2) Kokkei Bon (comic books), 3) Hanashi Bon, 4) Chubon Dokuhon, 5)Hanshibon Gokan, and 6) Kyosi (rhapsodies) covering major rate modern travesties. Most of the Share Bon are important books until Kansei Period, and among Kokkei Bon there are rare books of Chaban (farce) or Mitatee. Series of Hizakurige are also valuable. As for Chubon Dokuhon, Shinrotei's works are well collected. About 80 percent of Kyoshi Bon (rhapsodies) were collected, which are the most complete collection.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 300 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Economy, Law, Politics

    Books on colonial policy collected by Prof. Saburo Osada

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 12,000 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Private collection of Prof. Terao Hisashi (寺尾 壽) about Japanese language and literature.

    Printed Catalog

  • Holding: Manuscript Library
    Volumes: 77 photos
    Category: Other Collections
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: History, Geography, Economy

    Since 1907, Chikuho coal mining labors union took pictures of their coal mine and introduced it in their monthly report. These photos recorded changing of owners and introduction of modern facility.

  • Holding: Manuscript Library
    Category: Other Collections
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: History, Geography, Economy

    Collection of the landscape painting of the coal mine from prewar days to postwar days

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 95 sets 698 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Takahashi Rakuchi (高橋 楽池), a Han learning (漢学) scholar lived in Fukuoka.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Specitial Collection (Copies)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Art, Literature, Linguistics

    Review magazines concerning European literature especially French literature, music, drama, philosophy and politics (From the first issue to issues published in 1968).

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

    This database is based on the research outcome of Prof. Toshinori Hanada (1950-2004), a professor of the Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University; and is created under license from Scarabee.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 875 sets 3,089 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Kusumoto Sekisui (楠本 碩水), a Confucian scholar in Hirado domain. The collection came to Kyushu University through the good offices of Prof. Kusumoto Masatsugu (楠本 正継), a grandson of Kusumoto Tanzan (a brother of Sekisui).

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 6,612 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Books donated by Prof. Shinobu Seizaburo(信夫 清三郎) about political history in modern Japan.

  • Holding: Central Library Science and Technology Library
    Volumes: 2,081 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Private collection of Prof. Shirai Tadashi (白井 正) about constitutional law and political science.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 458 sets 2,776 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Private collection of So Moritoshi (宗盛年), a teacher at Shuyukan (修猷館). This contains private collection of confucianists in Fukuoka like Kamei Shoyo (亀井昭陽) or Hara Kosho (原古処). Especially, books collected by Iso Jun (磯淳, one of the leader of the Akizuki Rebellion) is noteworthy collection.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 3875 volumed
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Psychology

    Carl Stumpf: Germany acousmato psychologist

  • Holding: Science and Technology Library
    Volumes: 374 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Science

    Personal collection on geological science by Prof. Ken-ichi Sugi.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 378 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Books on politics and commercial law in Asia donated by Prof. Takada Gensei(高田 源清).

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 1,105 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Private collection on sociology, collected by Prof. Takahashi Takeshi (高橋武).

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 3,200 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Prof. Takase Takejiro(高瀬 武次郎) on Han learning.

     

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 1, 239 volumes
    Category: Archival Documents
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Personal collection of the Takeda Family, the confucianists family who served under the Fukuoka domain. Kyushu University Library purchased the collection from Syukichi Takeda with Fukuoka Prefectural Library. This collection consists of Letters of Kaibara Ekiken (貝原益軒), the master of Takeda Shun

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: About 600 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Donated by Takeuchi Tsuguji(武内 継治) in 1955.
    Book collection on Confucian classics, Neo-Confucianism and Kimon School.
     

  • Holding: Manuscript Library
    Category: Other Collections
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: History, Geography, Economy

    Private paper money of the coal mine was issued by mine operators. They weer called Kinken, Tanken or Yamafuda.
    Our collection contains paper money of the coal mine in the broader sense of the term.

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