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Kyushu University: Kyushu University Archives (大学文書館)

General Information

Kyushu University Archives
6-10-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi 812-8581
Mon.-Fri.: 9:30-16:30
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays,12/28-1/4


About the Kyushu University Archives:

The Kyushu University Archives was founded in 1992 as 九州大学大学史料室 (on April 2005, change to 九州大学大学文書館).  The archives collects, organizes and preserves the university related materials.  They include "Specified Historical Public Records and Archives (特定歴史公文書 Tokutei rekishi kōbunsho)," photo collections from the imperial university era and university related mementos.  In addition, the archives established "九州大学大学文書館百年史編集室," the editorial office for the 100-year History of Kyushu University.

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)


Focus: History, Public Record,

Notable Collection(s):

  • Documents from Faculties
  • Letters from Faculties and Alumni
  • Printed materials from inside school, other school, MEXT and school groups.
  • Scrap books of Kyushu University related articles.
  • Photo Collections, Video Tapes, CD, DVD, etc...
  • School plate, emblem, autographs, flag and other mementos.


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Online Resource(s)

How to Use the Facility

Using the Archives

Prior to Visit: Advance Inquiry/Preparation Required

  • Please verify the desired material is available by using "目録一覧
  • 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:
Kyushu University Archives
6-10-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi 657-8501 JAPAN

  • 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 check  (Tesūryō).

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