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Toyohashi Campus Library

  • Toa Dobunshoin China Survey Reports
    Comprehensive survey reports on China and surrounding regions edited by Aichi University’s predecessor, Toa Dobunshoin. China as seen from the perspective of students is described in an intriguing way from multiple angles. The collection consists of 707 works from the 10th (1916) to 29th (1935). Booklets for the individual provinces of China and booklets for Chinese economy were published based on these reports. A micro film edition of 132 reels was published for Aichi University’s 50th anniversary.
  • Chinese Academic Exchange Collection
    1,700 Chinese books sent from Nankai University, Beijing Language and Culture University and other overseas partner universit ies via academic exchange to Aichi University.
  • National Census Returns
    A full collection of all census returns (conducted every 5 years) since the first census in 1920. This is invaluable data to research Japanese society and economic growth. We continue to purchase these returns.
  • J. Reichmann Collection
    A collection of observations by Western scholars such as missionaries on the mentality, politics and culture of China and records of personal experiences through colonization. Featuring works by J. Legge (an English translator of classic Confucian writings), W. H. Medhurst (a translator of the Bible into Chinese, editor of Chinese-English dictionaries) the collection features a wide-range of Chinese studies material published in Europe and America from the 17th to 19th centuries. This collection consists of 979 materials in total.
  • Kansai Collection
    Formerly owned by former Sumitomo Director General and Minister of Finance, Masatsune Ogura, this collection consists of Chu Ci, published in 1519, and 30,000 other Chinese classics and Japanese books.
  • Takemura Collection
    Collection formerly owned by Masatsugu Takemura, former teacher at Urawa High School under an old educational system. Includes 916 foreign publications such as travel writings of the East, history of the East by Europeans.
  • Suganuma Collection
    3,927 materials on Hirata kokugaku (national study) and Japanese/Chinese literature.
  • Ogawa Collection
    A collection of 3,770 Japanese/Chinese books, primarily comprising of fundamental China studies such as Tang dynasty poetry.
  • Sato Collection
    The former collection of Professor Kyogen Sato, comprising of 3,750 Chinese books primarily on classic Confucian writings.
  • Asakawa Collection
    2,166 books primarily on contemporary China's political and economic affairs.
  • Kazankai/Tajiri Collection
    5,200 books relating to contemporary China and Japanese foreign diplomacy.
  • Chinese-Japanese Dictionary Collection
    3,277 Chinese language related books primarily on the compiling of Chinese-Japanese dictionaries.
  • K. Schneider Collection
    2,840 books primarily on Indo-European comparative linguistics formerly owned by a former professor of the University of Munster, Karl Schneider.

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Nagoya Campus Library

  • German Corporate History
    History of 1,900 famous German corporations including Krupp, Kodak and more. The collection consists of 2,168 materials in total.
  • Hansard's Parliamentary Debates
    First published in 1803 by T. C. Hansard. Transcripts of British Parliament proceedings including parliamentary history beginning from historical records dated 1066 to 1625. Includes materials from the British House of Lords Library. We continue to purchase for this collection.
  • National Reporter System
    Systematic collection of USA law reports and a fundamental legal research resource for the US, a country which emphasizes the importance of precedents. It can be broadly broken down into 3 parts. 1. Federal law reports (Federal Supreme Court law reports, federal courts of appeals reports, federal district courts reports), 2. State appellate courts reports (divides the 50 states into 7 blocks and collects the major law reports from each state’s supreme court of each blocks), 3. Law reports of Special States (major law reports from the supreme courts and lower courts of the states of New York and California). We have been purchasing NRS since they became being published in 1879.
  • Pandects
    The complete collection of originals recording the laws and regulations from the Taiseihenjyo (Shogun returned political power to the emperor) in 1867 onwards. This collection completely covers the modern day history of Japan’s laws and regulations. We continue to purchase for this collection.
  • All OECD publications
    These highly reputed reports and statistical papers are acquired from trends and analyse s relating to the international economy, trade, industry, finance, agriculture, food, energy, development aid and so on. Data of not only the 22 member countries, but also non-member countries, is of great value. We continue to purchase for this collection.
  • Verhandlungen des Deutschen Bundestages (German parliamentary papers)
    609 papers from the first (1949) to the eleventh parliamentary session (1990).
  • Wittfogel Collection
    Collection once owned by Karl August Wittfogel (1896 to 1988), a social scientist who focused mainly sinology. The collection comprises of 1998 items and 2435 books. It is broken down into 5 groups of books and is valuable particularly for those wishing to research contemporary China.
  • Inui Collection
    This collection was owned by Masahiko Inui, former chairman of the Tokyo Bar Association. It consists of 684 German language books relating to civil and commercial law published between 1860 and 1930.
  • Rare Siku Quanshu Books
    Yingyin Wenyuange Siku Quanshu manuscripts (duplicates). The first edition (kept in the Toyohashi campus library’s Chinese books room) was donated by the Chinese government in 1954 for the National Foundation of the People's Republic of China. It consists of 6,341 books, including the first edition.
  • Shinmura Collection
    Formerly owned by Professor Senichi Shinmura, this collection consists of 1,846 foreign law books primarily relating to copyright laws.
  • Koiwai Collection
    A collection of 1,924 books formerly owned by Aichi University's 3rd chancellor, Professor Kiyoshi Koiwai.

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