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We look for newspaper article of the late Tokugawa period, Meiji

Last update date August 27, 2018

Newspaper is convenient to check past case or event. We can know not only case and event but also social conditions at the time from article of Meiji the late Tokugawa period in particular. It is the newspaper birthplace, and Yokohama is convenient when we check Yokohama.
We introduce method "looking for article of the late Tokugawa period, Meiji" to have newspaper material possessing in Chuo-toshokan inflect.

Table of contents

1 We know issued newspaper
2 We look for article from case, event
(1) We look for with news encyclopedia
(2) We look for on the basis of data
3  We read article
(1) We read article of the late Tokugawa period
(2) We read article of Meiji
4 We check Yokohama
5 Site that is useful for investigation into newspaper of the late Tokugawa period, the Meiji period
We know history of column newspaper

We can confirm with index rolls of "the Japan early days newspaper complete works" introducing in chronological table and 3(1) of "history of newspaper development Meiji in Japan, Taisho edition" in those days what kind of newspaper was issued. When we sail up old newspaper and look for, attention is necessary for the change of flag. For example, current "Kanagawa Shimbun-sha" became current name after they were launched as "Yokohama trade newspaper" in 1890 (Meiji 23) after they passed through "Yokohama news" "trade Courier" "Yokohama trade Courier" "Kanagawa newspaper" and various names.

"History of newspaper development Meiji, Taisho in Japan" (the outside site)
Keiichi Shishido/edition barrel Publishing 1982 bibliography number: 3-0195025320
"nichihonshimbuntsushishi*ban" (the outside site)
Akihiko Sunohara/work new spring company 2003 bibliography number: 3-0203033901
Newspaper flag change information National Diet Library (the outside site)
It is site of National Diet Library. We find the flag change, the publication metropolis and districts, publication country by searching by masthead.

When we are looking for information about a certain case and event, book which can be article from index and database which can search by keyword are convenient.

(1) We look for with "news encyclopedia"

All "Meiji news encyclopedia" eight volumes, general indexes (the outside site)
Mainichi Communications 1983 through 1986
From all over more than two hundred kinds of newspapers, memorabilia are collected over a wide area. Index is enriched, and the order of the kana syllabary, classifications ("politics, economy, administration" "military affairs"), history index according to annual are different matters to general index in entry, annual, and there are classifications, commentary, photograph, newspaper, magazine, article, soe, advertisement, each index of information edition on each first page.

(2) We look for on the basis of data

Database comes by search, reading by article in keyword cyclopedically. As collecting content may be different, please use after confirming.

"bunzo 2 visual four library" (can use at exclusive terminal of Yokohama City Library all the buildings)
We can search from the first issue of Asahi Shimbun 1879 (Meiji 12). There is "history keyword" that the original text can search without words function.
"Yomidas history museum" (can use at exclusive terminal of Chuo-toshokan)
We can search from the first issue of Yomiuri Shimbun 1874 (Meiji 7). As article is given original keyword, can search by modern words.
Library digital archive [newspaper article library] attached to Kobe University (the outside site)
Based on "newspaper article material collection" (Institute for Kobe University economy management), it allows to search by the Internet and to read newspaper article mainly on commercial economy from the end of the Meiji era to 1943.

We introduce means when we want to read newspaper not case that flag and publication day understands and specific article in a mass.

(1) We read article of the late Tokugawa period

Thing that newspaper of the late Tokugawa period translated newspaper of foreign language is the center. English newspapers such as "The Japan Herald" "The Japan Times" were issued in settlement of Yokohama.

All "complete series of Japanese initial newspaper" 64 volumes, supplement 2, supplementary volume 1 (the outside site)
perikan company 1986 through 2000
Newspaper article is arranged sequentially on date. It has a lot on explanation about chronological table and each newspaper, and supplementary volume becomes index.

It is gathered up for each next newspaper that two points were issued in those days. The article text was readable, but did not just collect the space.

All "complete series of late Tokugawa period Meiji newspaper" six volumes, separate volumes (the outside site)
Large truth temple, world library 1961 through 1966
"The complete series of Meiji culture Vol. 4 newspaper" (the outside site)
Meiji culture society/edition Japan criticism new company 1955 bibliography number: 3-0190368018

(2) We read article of Meiji

You can see newspaper of the Meiji period with the following book in addition to (1).

"Newspaper collection Meiji annals" (the outside site)
Financial Society of Economics 1935 through 1936
Book which caused of "news encyclopedia" which we introduced with 2. We edited newspaper article sequentially again on date. No former space.
"Newspaper article material collection" [labor] [company, management] [trade] [society] [life] (the outside site)
Institute for Kobe University economy management 1973 through 1988
Among "newspaper article libraries" which Kobe University economy management research institute which we introduced in 2(2) clipped out and did and made, we edited 350,000 points of articles during period for Showa prewar days again from 1911 (Meiji 44). Date order according to item.
"History of history of newspaper record collection Meiji, Taisho, Showa Univ. case Vol. 1 Meiji Univ. case" (the outside site)
Japanese book center 2010 bibliography number: 3-0210004298
We take up article about main event at the time and collect in chronological order. No former space.

The "complete series of Japanese initial newspaper" "newspaper collection Meiji annals" can search table of contents in the next site.

Database National Diet Library (the outside site) according to research navigator theme

There is newspaper which you can see with recreation and microfilm.

"The Japan Weekly Mail" recreation (the outside site)
Kinokuniya 2005
Reproduction of English newspaper which started issuance in Yokohama in January, 1870 (Meiji 2).
All "Asahi Shimbun Meiji" recreation 231 volumes (the outside site)
Japanese book center
From July, 1888 (Meiji 21) to June, 1912 (Meiji 45). Reproduction of "Asahi, Tokyo newspaper" (higashikyochonichishimbun*koshokan).
All "Yokohama Mainichi Shimbun" "Tokyo Yokohama Mainichi Shimbun" "Mainichi Shimbun" 149 volumes
Fiji publication
From December, 1870 (Meiji 3) to June, 1906 (Meiji 39). There is "Yokohama Mainichi Shimbun commentary, complete table of contents 1-3, too".
※The current Mainichi Shimbun is another thing.
Subsidiary of Kanagawa Shimbun-sha
"Yokohama trade newspaper" (the outside site)
From January, 1891 (Meiji 24) to July, from April, 1898 (Meiji 31) to June, 1904 (Meiji 37)
"Trade Courier" "Yokohama trade Courier" (the outside site)
From July, 1904 (Meiji 37) to July, 1934 (Showa 9) (there is missing number)
<microfilm> From July, 1904 (Meiji 37) to December 12, 1940 (Showa 15) (there is lack)

Other than the above, there are recreation and microfilm. Please refer to library. The following is an example.

"Ten thousand dynasty report" (the outside site)
Daily which Ruiko Kuroiwa launched in 1892 for from November, 1892 to December, 1920 (there is some CD-ROM). We won popularity as popular paper to deal with gossip.
"National newspaper" (the outside site)
Daily which Soho Tokutomi launched in 1890 for from February, 1890 to December, 1895.

Though "the Yokohama Mainichi Shimbun" and "Yokohama trade newspaper" (news) who is forerunner of current "Kanagawa Shimbun-sha" published in Yokohama of the Meiji period know Yokohama of the Meiji period, they are useful.

Collection of best ... 3 in "Yokohama of Meiji that "the Yokohama Mainichi Shimbun" talks" about (the outside site)
Yokohama Archives of History 1985 through 1988
Among articles published in "the Yokohama Mainichi Shimbun", we pull out article about Yokohama and introduce sequentially on date.
"Municipal organization enforcement and Yokohama ... of people - Meiji 20s of Yokohama" (the outside site)
Yokohama Archives of History 1988 bibliography number: 3-0190273198
Yokohama relations newspaper article chronological table article 1895-1899 (the outside site)
Yokohama Archives of History 1990 bibliography number: 3-0195029358
We make chronological table from article of Yokohama relations published in "the Mainichi Shimbun" of from 1885 (Meiji 18) to 1899 (Meiji 32). Only event is published.

In addition, something like following is convenient to check event that happened in Yokohama

"Yokohama modern history synthesis chronological table" (the outside site)
Yurindo 1989 bibliography number: 3-0190335272
Newspaper becoming the source of chronological table is listed.
"Collection of Yokohama DEKIGOTO materials" (the outside site)
Municipal Central Library 2009 bibliography number: 3-0209046633
Collection of information about main case, accident which we introduced summary and material concerned to of Yokohama from the opening of a port for 150 years. We introduce the source of newspaper about case, accident.
Yokohama City Library digital archive "Yokohama's Memory" (the outside site)
We utilize Yokohama material which Municipal Central Library accumulated so far and are database which allowed you to search digital images such as printing type material, illustrated map, picture postcard from keyword and chronological table. There is chronological table of Yokohama connection, too.
Yokohama Archives of History (the outside site)
Museum which collected history of Yokohama. We can read various Japanese, foreign language newspapers in reading room.
〒231-0021 3, Nihonodori, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi telephone 045-201-2100
National Diet Library search (NDL search) (the outside site)
The newspaper possession situation such as main libraries of the whole country understands that we narrow down material classification to "newspaper" and search.
National Diet Library research navigator (list of way of checking guidance: newspaper) (the outside site)

It is Edo of 1862 (Bunkyu 2) that first Japanese Japanese character newspaper was published. "Chinese text batahiya" which translated "yabasshu courant" written in Dutch ※We did in this. In Yokohama of the late Tokugawa period and settlement of Nagasaki "The Nagasaki Shipping List and Advertiser" ※This and "The Japan Herald" ※English newspaper which said this was issued.
Afterwards, on December 8, 1870 (with current calendar January 28, 1871), "the Yokohama Mainichi Shimbun" is issued as first Japanese daily press. Issuance of this newspaper ground was Yokohama.
There is the following book to check history of early newspaper.
※All are recorded in "the Japanese initial newspaper complete works" which we introduced in 3(1).

"nichihonshimbuntsushishi*ban" (the outside site)
Akihiko Sunohara/work new spring company 2003 bibliography number: 3-0203033901
"History of newspaper development Meiji, Taisho in Japan" (the outside site)
Keiichi Shishido/edition barrel Publishing 1982 bibliography number: 3-0195025320
"Birth of history photograph, picture collection 1 newspaper of newspaper" (the outside site)
Tomoyuki Hatori/work Japan book center 1997 bibliography number: 3-0197012147
"People who made the beginning journalism, also known as Meiji newspaper by the late Tokugawa period" (the outside site)
Takenori Oku/work Asahi Shimbun publication 2016 bibliography number: 3-0500442639
"People who made newspaper from Yokohama" (the outside site)
Kiyoshi Yamamuro/work Kanagawa newspaper publisher 2000 bibliography number: 3-0200060371

In addition, history of a company of each newspaper publisher is helpful, too.

"Asahi Shimbun history of a company Meiji from 1879 (Meiji 12) to 1912 (Meiji 45)" (the outside site)
Asahi Shimbun 1990 bibliography number: 3-0190380924
"History for Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. 140 years" (the outside site)
Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. 2016 bibliography number: 3-0500453883
"History for Yomiuri Shimbun 140 years" (the outside site)
The Yomiuri Shimbun group head office 2015 bibliography number: 3-0500262479
In "the third century" of "every day" bottom, supplementary volume (the outside site)
2002 Mainichi Shimbun places: Library bibliography number: 202008970 others

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