Shinshu University library holds special collections listed below.
Please contact the holding library to use them.
|Materials of United States of America economy related agencies||Materials of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Environmental preservation advisory committee, Tariff umpire place, Federal Trade Commission and Inland Revenue of the Ministry of Finance, in microfilm and microfish form.||Central Library|
|German literature journals and books collection||Remarkable collection of the journals and books on German literature published since the early time of the German romanticism. It covers not only literature but also entire culture.||Central Library|
|Occupation force censored magazine collection from the Gordon W. Prange collection||This is the microfilm copy of the part of the Gordon W. Plange collection, Japanese magazines censored by US occupation force after World War II, held by McKeldin Library of the University of Maryland.||Central Library|
|Report of the United States Strategic Bombing Survey||Report of the United States Strategic Bombing Survey, USSBS, about the Japanese economy under World War II and the damage by strategic bombardments.||Central Library|
|Landolt-Börnstein physical science data collection||Extensive well-established data collection in physics field.||Central Library|
|Kotani Collection||One of the largest collection of the materials about mountains and mountaineering containing nearly 8,000 volumes of books and magazines. It was donated in January 2003 by Mr. Ryuichi Kotani, the alumnus of the former Matsumoto High School, one of the predecessor of Shinshu University.||Central Library|
|Collection of Clans||Shinano country's each clan schools Japanese and Chinese documents, 124 titles 1,180 books. They had come from Chozenkan of Takashima Clan, Dokushojo of Iida Clan, Sukyokan of Matsumoto Clan and Shoyukan of Tatsuoka Clan.
They had been took over by Chikuma Kengaku, later Kaichi School, after the Meiji restoration and had been transferred to Nagano Teachers College, the predecessor of the Faculty of Education.
The collection includes Jiguge edition of Thirteen Classics with Annotations in Ming dynasty, the Collections and Annotations of Canons of the Qing Dynasty edited by Ruan Yuan under Daoguang era and its expansion.
|Paintings||These paintings had been originally held by the former Matsumoto High School. They had been took over by the Faculty of Arts and Science of Shinshu University, and they have been transferred to the Library.
The collection contains 19 pieces of oils, for example, FUJISHIMA Takeshi's "Scenary of Rome", OKADA Saburosuke's "The spring of Shinano".
|Mizuno collection||This collection was originally owned by the former professor MIZUNO Tomoaki, died in 2005 during his career, and was donated by his bereaved family.
Main subject of if is Old English poems and myth study, especially that of Northern Europe.
|Matsumoto Women's Teachers College materials and Tako archives||This collection had been held by the Matsumoto Women's Teachers School, one of the predecessor of Shinshu University. Tako archives is the archive of Tako family, who had been the hereditary professor at the clan school Sokyokan. Bibliographies, annotations and full text image data are available online.||Central Library|