Library Collections

  • Holding: Central 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: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Japanese Books
    Subject: Art

    Former collection of books mainly related to Japanese art history by art historian Aimi Kaoru (Shigekazu, 1874-1970) from the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa periods. Donated in 1984.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 570 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Former collection of books mainly related to English linguistics by Saburo Oe (大江 三郎) (1930-1986), professor of the Faculty of Letters, who led the research on semantics and pragmatics in the English academic community in Japan.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 127 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Former collection of books mainly related to ethics by Naoji Oshima (大島 直治) (1879-1967), first professor of ethics at the Faculty of Law and Letters and first president of the University of Kitakyushu.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Art, Literature, Linguistics
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 492 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Documents related to Confucianism, mainly from the former collection of Seian Ikuta (生田 正庵) (1870-1936), a Yomei scholar.

  • Holding: Central 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.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Archival Documents, Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Former collection of books and documents related to Korean studies of Korean scholar Maema Kyosaku (前間 恭作) (1868-1941).

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Autograph manuscripts and old books of Sumi Yasuaki (1750-1808) and Yasunori (1784-1847), scholars of Japanese language and literature in the Tottori.
    The collection consists mainly of Japanese and Chinese books related to Japanese linguistics and Japanese literature.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 483冊
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Former Collection of the late Professor Eiichi Tanaka
    Focusing on French literary works

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Tatsuo Nagakawa(長川 達夫)'s old collection of books on philosophy.

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: 56点
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    The collection includes 56 books of three generations of Nagasaki doctors, microscopes, monme scales, glass mortars and pestles, balances, etc. donated by Akira Nagasaki, graduate of Kyushu University School of Medicine, assistant professor of pediatric surgery, part-time lecturer of medicine) around 1998, and the materials except Japanese books were registered as "Nagasaki Collection" in FY2016. The collection includes lecture transcripts by the first professor of the Department of Pediatrics, Ito Yukihiko, and lecture notes of Nippon Medical School in the 1935's. Japanese books will be added to the catalog in due course.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 3922部13720冊
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, Sociology
  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion

    Yutaka Matsuura(松浦 豊)'s old collection of books on philosophy.

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