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National Women's Education Center: Women's Archives Center (女性アーカイブセンター)


General Information

Women's Archives Center
728 Sugaya, Ranzan-machi Hiki-gun Saitama-ken
Email: (Please replace # with @)
Fourth Thursday, New Year's Holidays, Entrance examination period

About the Archives

The Women's Archives Center was established in June 2008 to collect historical materials on pioneer women, women's group activities and public records on women's education and women's/gender-equal policy.

The acquired materials are organized are preserved and used for learning and for the research in order to realize a gender-equal society in collaboration with other organizations.

Related Link(s)

Summary of Collection(s)

Focus: Women's education, history,  issues, labor, movement, policy, etc
Notable Collection(s):
  • Oku Mumeo (奥 むめお) Collection: Oku Mumeo (1895-1997), a female politician who engaed in the women's movement. The colleciton contains documents, and photos.
  • Inatori fujin gakkyū shiryō (稲取婦人学級資料): (1954-1957)  documents of classes participated by members of the Fujinkai (women's organization).

Digital Collection(s)

How to Use the Facility

Using the Archives

Upon Arrival:

  • Reading Room (3rd Floor of Main Building)
  • Service Hours: 9:00-17:00 (Last Entry 16:30)
  • Materials are stored in the closed stack.  Please state name of the material (利用希望資料) on the request form, and submit at the counter.

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