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Museum of Modern Japanese Literature: Institution Main

日本近代文学館

Overview

About the Museum of Modern Japanese Literature:

The Museum of Modern Japanese Literature officially opened in April 1967, 4 years after its incorporated foundation was established. 

In September 2007, due to the increase of materials, the museum opened its branch in Narita, Chiba prefecture.

The museum’s mission is to collect and preserve literary materials for scholars and researchers. Over 15,000 people donated either information materials or funds.

Today, the museum holds 1,070,000 information materials, mainly books and magazines. It also holds manuscripts of masterpieces.  These materials are also available in digital forms.

Institution

Institution: The Museum of Modern Japanese Literature
Founded: 1967
Type: Incorporated Foundation
Location: Meguro-ku, Tokyo

Research Collections

North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources
北米日本研究資料調整協議会
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