Special Collections

Ikedake Bunko

Central Library houses the Ikeda Family Collection (Ikedake Bunko) which contains records and documents of the Ikeda clan, the fief lord of Okayama.
The collection consists of 68,083 items of administrative and legislative archives, 22,117 volumes of Japanese classics, and 10,420 volumes of Chinese classics.
The collection is well known as the first-rate primary materials for the research of the system of shogunate government and clan governments in the Edo period in Japan.

Ikeda Family Collection Pamphlet

Special Collections Databases (Japanese Language Only)

Ikedake Bunko Ezu Database

Shoshiki Kotai

Ikedake Bunko Microfilm Catalogue

Digital Archive Collection