Library Collections

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 1701 Volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, History, Geography, Sociology, Law, Politics
  • Holding: Manuscript Library Web
    Volumes: 7,505
    Category: Databases
    Subject: History, Geography, Economy

    An image database of rare materials (photos, maps, private money, etc.) on a coal mining region of Kyushu from the Meiji to Showa period, housed in the Manuscript Library, Business & Economics Section, Kyushu University.

  • Holding: Central Library Web
    Volumes: 42
    Category: Online Gallery
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: History, Geography

    [Japanese Version Only]

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 276 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    A group of Western books transferred from the Imperial Library to Kyushu Imperial University in May 1916.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 約4000冊
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Former collection of law professor Yuji Inoue(井上 裕司), focusing on criminal law and Russian and Eastern European relations.

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: 211 books
    Category: Other Collections
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    A group of old European medical books on mineral springs and hot springs collected at the Institute of Spa Therapeutics established in Beppu as an affiliated institution of Kyushu University.

     

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: about 1400 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Former collection of about 1400 volumes about Tang stories and Tang books by Matazo Ishizaki who was a former librarian of Tokyo Imperial University Library and published a fine book "History of Chinese slang literature in modern Japan".

  • Holding: Central Library Science and Technology Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Science

    Personal collection on geological science by Prof.Tokunosuke Ito.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 400
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Former collection of books mainly related to law by Fujio Ito (伊藤 不二男)(1911-1987), professor at the Faculty of Law.

     

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: 488 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    Medical book formerly owned by Tokumatsu Iwasaki (1883?-1921), vice president and chief of surgery of Kokura Municipal Hospital.

  • Holding: Science and Technology Library
    Volumes: 151 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Economy, Agriculture

    Agricultural economy and marketing report on experiment station in American universities.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 4100
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Art, History, Geography

    Former collection of Professor Hiroshi Hirata(平田, 寛) of the Faculty of Letters, mainly related to Japanese art history.
    It was donated to the Department of Aesthetics and Art History, Faculty of Letters in 2013.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 107 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Literature, Linguistics

    Former collection of Setsuko Jono (1914-2002), the first female professor at Kyushu University and a professor of the College of Liberal Arts, mainly related to French literature, donated to the Ropponmatsu Branch Library by the Jono family in 2002.

  • Holding: Design Library
    Volumes: 6 binded magazines
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Art, Engineering

    In the middle of 19th century, brilliant industrial products like textiles, wallpapers, metalwork, potteries, glasses are manufactured applying theories of decoration art in Britain. These products were introduced at World Expos and became popular.

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: about 100
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    Former collection of Associate Professor Morikazu Kaibara, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu Imperial University.
    Western books were donated and received by the Department of Bacteriology in 1944, and Japanese books were donated and received by the Department of Bacteriology in 1945.

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: 685 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    Katsumi Kaida was a professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Kyushu Imperial University, director of the Ikinomatsubara Branch of the Faculty of Medicine, and director of the Tuberculosis Research Institute of the Faculty of Medicine, and devoted his life to research on chest diseases and tubercul

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 424 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics
  • Holding: Central Library Medical Library
    Volumes: 247 sets 726 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Science, Medical Science

    A part of personal holdings of Dr. Kokichi Kano. Kyushu University purchased Korean books, directories and bibliographic catalogs from his holdings.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 406 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Law, Politics
  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 465
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Other

    Former collection of Eric Ketelaar (1944-), a Dutch authority on archives.

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