Library Collections

  • Holding: Web
    Volumes: 21,148
    Category: Databases
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    This is a bibliographic catalog of Kyusyu University unique collections, including:

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: About 3,800 Materials
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: History, Geography

    Former book collection of the late professor Charless Perrat (French National Paleography School) About 3,800 Materials related to history auxiliary sciences, especially paleography, western legal history and local history.

  • Holding: Design Library
    Volumes: 62 books
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Sociology, Engineering

    Books and documents on house construction for labor-class and related social and environmental issues which are discussed in the context of urban design and social policies in United Kingdom from 19th century to present.

  • Holding: Design Library
    Volumes: 1,021 books, 737 drawings
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Art, Engineering

    Lloyd Morgan (1892-1970), who was an architect and a scholar in architecture, is famous for his design of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. The Collection contains written or printed materials (plans, books, etc.) on architecture, which were collected by him.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 990 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    Private collection of Prof. Philippe Lotmar (1850-1922), a formar president of the University of Bern, about Roman law, private law, labor law, legal philosophy etc.

  • Holding: Design Library
    Volumes: 1,080 books
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Sociology

    The collection includes several hundred titles on mans relationship with nature and wildlife and a couple of hundred titles on how man has polluted his environment with particular reference to the economic development of the 20th century.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 60 sets 224 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Archival Documents
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Eto Masazumi's (Kokugaku thinker, 1836-1911) autograph manuscripts. His manuscripts are based on the huge collection of books and catalogs, some of them are already dissipated.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 493 sets 2,090 volumes
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Pribate collection of Masuda Koho (益田古峯), a teacher at Shuyukan (修猷館). The collection is mainly consists of the literary works written by Confucianists.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: about 300 books
    Category: Other Collections
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    A group of books of the proceedings of the Code Research Committee, pertaining to the work of compiling the basic codes of the Meiji era. Typewritten by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in the Showa era.

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

    This is an archives about Nagasaki collected by Matsuki (松木長兵衛).

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 12,612 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics

    Private collection of Prof. Matsunami Taigan (松涛 泰巌).
    Buddhist scriptures published in Edo period.

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: About 150 volumes
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    Catalog

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: about 1200 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    This is a collection of law-related books published in the Meiji period, owned by the Faculty of Law.
    This is an extremely valuable collection for research on jurisprudence and jurists of the Meiji period.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 855 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: History, Geography

    Private collection of Prof. Mikami Masatoshi (三上 正利) about geography, history and ethnic studies in Japan, Russia, Soviet, Mongol and China.

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

    This is a document of the Mitoma family, the headman of Ibarashoku, ido County, Kuroda Domain (present Ibara Village, Itoshima City, Fukuoka Prefecture), and was the core of the old Gyokusenkan collection of old documents.

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: 568 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    The former collection of Dr. Keinosuke Miyairi, M.D., the first professor of the Department of Hygiene at Kyushu Imperial University.

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: 86 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    Former owner's library mark: "Miyake Hayato Collection," "Miyake," "Mr. Miyake's Collection," "Dr. H.Miyake.

    Former collection of Haya Miyake, the first professor of the Second Department of Surgery, Fukuoka Medical College, Kyoto Imperial University. 

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 3800
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Art

    Former collection of Professor Emeritus Yoichiro Shimada, donated to the Central Library in 2021.
    The collection is related to modern and contemporary Japanese "songs" and includes a wide range of materials, from the songs themselves to the people who express them.

  • Holding: Science and Technology Library
    Volumes: 879
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Agriculture
  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: History, Geography

    Former collection of historical materials on Japan-Korea relations of Yoshio Morita (1910-1992), professor of Seishin Women's College

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