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Kobe University: Kobe University Archives (大学文書史料室)

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Saturday, Sunday, Holidays,
Summer Intersession
the entrance exam period


About the Kobe University Archives:

The Kobe University Archives was founded on April, 2010 in order to collect, preserve and present the university related documents, which were received from the university faculties and staff, corporations, other organizations and individuals.  They include "Specified Historical Public Records and Archives (特定歴史公文書 Tokutei rekishi kōmonjo)" and other university related documents.  The archives are open to the public

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Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection size: 54,987 items (as of September 2018)

Focus: History, Public Record

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects a different romanization system used by an individual institution or collection.

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How to Use the Facility

Using the Archives

Prior to Visit: Advance Inquiry/Preparation Required

  • Please verify the desired material is available by using "特定歴史公文書等データベース (所蔵目録)
  • Please download the request form (特定歴史公文書等利用請求書 Tokutei rekishi kōbunshotō riyō seikyūsho):
  • Please submit the request form to:
Kobe University Archives
Kobe University Centennial Hall First Floor
2-1, Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501 JAPAN
Fax: +81-78-803-5038
E-mail: (Please replace # with @)
Service Hours: 9:30-12:00, 13:00-16:00


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Copy Fee:
    • Black and White: 10 yen
    • Color: 20 yen

Note: For other services including scanning and using digital camera, please refer to "料 (Fees)".

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