Library Collections

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: 613 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Western Books
    Subject: Medical Science

     Harutoyo Omori was one of the founders of Kyushu University, having served as the principal of Fukuoka Medical School and the first president of Fukuoka Medical College of Kyoto Imperial University as well as the director of the affiliated medical center.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 274 volumes
    Category: Special 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: 190 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Education
  • 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: Central Library
    Volumes: 185
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Sociology

    A collection of historical documents related to poverty and welfare in Britain, including social and state responses to urban and worker problems in Britain caused by the Industrial Revolution, legislation, and social security systems.

  • Holding: Medical Library
    Volumes: 53冊
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books
    Subject: Medical Science

    The former collection of "Prefectural Fukuoka Hospital," the mother institution of "Kyoto Imperial University Fukuoka Medical School," the predecessor of "Kyushu Imperial University School of Medicine". The "Prefectural Fukuoka Hospital" opened in April 1888, with Harutoyo Omori serving as the ho

  • 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
    Volumes: 170
    Category: Special Collection (Original)
    Contents Type: Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    ハノーファー高等控訴裁判長等を歴任したフォン・シュトラーレンハイム(von Stralenheim、1777~1847)旧蔵書を中心に、16世紀から19世紀にかけて刊行されたドイツ民事訴訟法に関する文献のコレクション

  • Holding: Central Library
    Category: Special 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: Medical Library
    Volumes: 64 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Education, Medical Science

    Former owner's library mark: "Dr. T. SAKURAI JAPAN"

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 156 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics, History, Geography

    Catalog

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

    This database on modern and contemporary literary people associated with Kyushu, Yamaguchi and Okinawa is based on the research outcome of Prof.

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

    Collection of Dr. Botho Scheube, a German physician in the employ of the Department of Hygiene.

  • 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: 700
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Law, Politics

    This is the former collection of Shigeo Nishimura, a professor at the Graduate School of Law, and includes rare books on law, mainly in Latin.

  • Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 730 volumes
    Category: Archival Documents
    Contents Type: Archival Documents
    Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Linguistics
  • 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.

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