Library Collections

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Sociology

    United Kingdom which gave birth to capitalism the earliest in the world was a country which raised various problems in industrialization. In this collection, social problems after 1719 such as poverty, housing and welfare were considered in the context of urban environment.

  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library Web
    Volumes: 26
    Category: Digital Gallery
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Art

    [Japanese Version Only]

    Calligraphic works and paintings by Sengai, a Japanese monk of the Rinzai sect in Edo period.

  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Volumes: About 600 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Tomita Sennosuke (冨田 仙之助).
    Unique collection of kyoukabon (狂歌本) in Edo and Meiji period.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】 Ito Library
    Volumes: 2500
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics, Agriculture, Science
  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Volumes: 513 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Prof. Umegaki Minoru (楳垣 実) on dialect study.

  • Holding: Ito Library
    Volumes: 887 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: History, Geography, Science

    Personal collection on geological science by Prof. Kyukichi Watanabe.
    Prof. Watanabe engaged in many researches on mineral resources and the collection contains a lot of research papers and geological maps on the researches.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】 New Central Library【Ito】 Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Volumes: 71 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Education

    Private collection of Prof. Watanabe Makoto(渡辺 誠) on comparative education.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Volumes: 1,256 books
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    1,256 books with detailed annotation of statutes in major states in the USA.

  • Holding: Ito Library
    Volumes: 405 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Prof. Yamakawa Johei(山川 丈平) about German literature, idioms and proverbs.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Volumes: 756 volumes
    Category: Specitial Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    227 sets, 756 volumes collection of Yomihon, Japanese books from the Edo period. This excellent collection includes books published in both Edo and Kamigata. Different versions of the same books are also collected.

     

  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Volumes: 353 sets 674 books 88 letters
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Archival Documents
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Personal collection of Yoshimura Syuyou(吉村秋陽) and his descendants, the confucianists who served under the Mihara domain in Hiroshima. The collection mainly consists of diaries, manuscripts and letters.

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Volumes: 31 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Subject: Agriculture

    Books on natural sciences purchased by Prof. Yukawa Matao (湯川 又夫)'s memorial fund.

  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Volumes: 779 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Prof. Yukiyama Toshio(雪山 俊夫) about German literature and German language.

  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Volumes: 1,356 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Research book collection about Song Ming thought authorized by Prof. Kusumoto Masatsugu(楠本正継) funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.
    Donated in 1960
     

  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Japanese Books
    Subject: Art
  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library

    English language and literture
     

  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    ethics

  • Holding: Central Library【Hakozaki】
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Art, Literature, Linguistics
  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Chinese philosophy

  • Holding: Humanities and Social Sciences Library
    Volumes: 180 sets 488 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    This is a collection of Kusazoshi (草双紙) formerly held by Matsura Family of Hirado Domain, and acquired by Kyushu University in Showa 40.

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