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2017.03.24

New records are now available through the Digital Archive.

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    It's now available to newly registered records, 28,619 volumes.


2017.03.17

New Images are now available through the Digital Archive.

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    Goshomei Gempon 3,215 Images
    Records of the Financial History and others 33,099 Images
    Cabinet Library (Japanese Books and Classics) 946,004 Images
    Cabinet Library (Chinese Classics) 1,118,836 Images
    Total 2,101,154 Images

2016.03.28

Starting up of Renewed "Digital Archive" on April 1st, 2016

National Archives of Japan (NAJ) has provided "Digital Archive," that enable you to access to the descriptions and digitized images of the historical records preserved by NAJ at anytime and anywhere, anyone, free on the Internet, since April 2005.

It is started up of renewed "Digital Archive" on April 1st, 2016.
Starting up :April 1st, 2016, 9:00 a.m. ( on trial in March)
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2016.03.24

New records are now available through the Digital Archive.

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    Goshomei Gempon 2,845 Images
    Cabinet Library (Japanese Books and Classics) 751,943 Images
    Cabinet Library (Chinese Classics) 1,345,386 Images
    Total 2,100,174 Images

    It can be searched by "Layered Search," through the Digital Archive, as indicated by the following example.

    Cabinet Library > Japanese Books and Classics > Japanese Books and Classics(except Tamon Yagura Monjo)
    Cabinet Library > Chinese Classics

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    It's now accessible to newly registered records, 23,460 volumes.


2015.03.26

New records are now available through the Digital Archive.

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Official Documents

    Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Records,1974,1984,1995,1997 221,584 Images
    Koubun Roku, Koubun Roku Sakuin 218,966 Images
    Categorized in the Minister's Secretariat General Affairs Division Records 119,138 Images
    Gakuryou, ILO documents. 117,072 Images
    Category No.9 Registries of Items(件A、件B) 88,251 Images
    Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials 77,852 Images
    Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials, 1958-1960 68,041 Images
    Ministry of International Trade and Industry Records, 1074,1975,1985. 60,568 Images
    Others
    (Goshomei Gempon, Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials, Ashio Copper Mine Incident Records, Newspaper Publication Paper Allocation Bureau Records, etc.)

    51,000 Images
    Cabinet Library 1,092,364 Images

    Total 2,114,836 Images

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    Administrative Records > Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries > Ministry of Agriculture and Commercial Affairs Records of Agriculture and Forestry Administration ~Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Records
    Administrative Records > Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications > Records of the Minister's Secretariat
    Administrative Records > Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office > Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet > Category No.1 Kobun Roku: Compiled Records of the Grand Council of State (Dajokan)
    Administrative Records > Ministry of Education > Records Categorized in the Minister's Secretariat General Affairs Division Records Section > 1970 Category Records > Ao General/Laws and ordinances
    Administrative Records > Ministry of Labour > Records of the Minister's Secretariat > International Labor
    Administrative Records > Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office > Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet > Category No.9 Registries of Items
    Administrative Records > Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications > Records of the Minister's Secretariat
    Administrative Records > Ministry of International Trade and Industry

    Registering more Catalog Data

    It's now accessible to newly registered records, 11,305 volumes.

    Important Cultural Properties

    It's newly available 105 items (163 images) registered, including "Honcho Zoku Monzui" is an anthology, originally compiled in around the 12th century, of over 230 Chinese poems written by more than 40 poets, "Nishinomaru okumuki tatetsubo zu" depicts Nishi-no-maru, or the west bailey, of the old Edo Castle that was lost to fire in the 6th year of Meiji (1873).


2014.03.27

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    Official Documents

    Ninmen Saika Sho: Records on Ratification of Appointment and Dismissal of Government Officials, 1932,1941-1945 376,943 Images
    Records of Railways (Records transferred in 1972 and 1974.) 201,234 Images
    Kobun Roku: Compiled Records of the Grand Council of State (Dajokan), 1878-1881 164,892 Images
    Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 1990-1999 139,065 Images
    Ministry of Agriculture and Commercial Affairs Records of Agriculture and Forestry Administration ~Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Records (Records transferred in 1980.) 129,478 Images
    Records of Local Fiscal Reconstruction Projects (Records transferred in 1986.) 61,595 Images
    Others
    Goshomei Gempon (Records transferred in 2012.), Charts Affiliated with Compiled Records, Posthumous Rank Applications,
    Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials(1950-1964, 1956-1958).

    100,455 Images
    Cabinet Library 682,049 Images

    Total 1,851,827 Images

    It can be searched by "Layered Search," through the Digital Archive, as indicated by the following example.

    Administrative Records>Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office>Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet>Category Category No.5 Ninmen Saika Sho: Records on Ratification of Appointment and Dismissal of Government Officials
    Administrative Records>Ministry of Transport>Records of Land Transport>Records of Railways
    Administrative Records>Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office>Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet>Category No.1 Kobun Roku: Compiled Records of the Grand Council of State (Dajokan)
    Administrative Records>Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries>Ministry of Agriculture and Commercial Affairs Records of Agriculture and Forestry Administration ~Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Records
    Administrative Records>Science and Technology Agency>Records of Agency Meetings
    Administrative Records>Ministry of Home Affairs>Records of Local Fiscal Reconstruction Projects

    Registering more Catalog Data

    It's now accessible to newly registered records, 13,579 volumes.

    Important Cultural Properties

    It's newly available 207 items (223 images) registered, including "Hossouruirin" is important materials and allow us to know laws and social systems in the Heian era.
    "Kanefukikata no zu" is the scroll depict the working process of minting gold coins in a Kinza, which was situated in what is now the Head Office of the Bank of Japan.
    "A specimen of locust" was thought to be submitted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce to the Dajokan (Grand Council of State) when heavy locust infestation hit Hokkaido and caused great crop damage in the 13th and 14th years of Meiji (1880 and 1881).


2013.03.28

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    Official Documents

    Records of General Omnibus Licenses, Records of Freight Automobile Licenses, 1974-1975 381,453 Images
    Ninmen Saika Sho: Records on Ratification of Appointment and Dismissal of Government Officials, 1931,1933-1940 305,653 Images
    Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 1972, 1975, 1991,2000 151,648 Images
    Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials, 1954-1955 140,334 Images
    Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials, 1954-1955 26,264 Images
    Naikaku Kobun: Cabinet Official Documents 14,795 Images
    Others
    Records of the Director General for Economic (2000), Sourihu Koubun,
    Board of Audit of Japan (2003-2006), Ministry of Trade and Industry(1972,1980,1999-2000)

    542,782 Images
    Cabinet Library 164,027 Images

    Total 1,724,686 Images

    It can be searched by "Layered Search," through the Digital Archive, as indicated by the following example.

    Administrative Records >> Cabinet Legislation Bureau >> Records of Deliberations on Bills and Proposed Ordinances
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet Legislation Bureau
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet Legislation Bureau >> Naikaku Kobun: Cabinet Official Documents
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet Secretariat >> Records of the Cabinet Affairs Office >> Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office >> Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet >> Category No.5 Ninmen Saika Sho: Records on Ratification of Appointment and Dismissal of Government Officials
    Administrative Records>> Ministry of Transport>> Records of Land Transport
    Administrative Records>> Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries>> Ministry of Agriculture and Commercial Affairs Records of Agriculture and Forestry Administration ~Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Records

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    It's now accessible to newly registered records, 21,912 volumes.

    Important Cultural Properties

    It's newly available 305 items (428 images) registered, including "Hokui bunkai yowa" (Important cultural properties) is the book that was edited and written by Murakami Sadasuke (1780-1846) based on the dictation of the Sakhalin exploration by Mamiya Rinzo.
    " Ajia shoshu tensen chihozu " was reproduced from a map of Asia prepared by Dutchman. This was thought as a navigation chart at that time."Showa sanjugo nen kokyo doboku shisetsu saigai fukkyu jigyo fukumeisho" is the map that was attached to the disaster restoration work proposal submitted by Miyagi Prefecture, which was damaged by tsunami generated by Chile earthquake in 35th year of Showa (1960).


2012.03.29

Official documents relating to earthquake disaster records (16729 images) are now available through the Digital Archive.

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レファレンスコード 簿冊標題
平17内府
00009100
平成6年度組織・定員要求
平18警察
00115100
帝都復興祭志
平18警察
00116100
大正12年関東大地震震害調査報告 第3巻 橋梁・建築物之部、道路之部
平18警察
00117100
静岡県大正震災誌
平18警察
00118100
福井震災誌
昭47農水
00044100
農林省・例規・大正13年
昭47農水
00052100
農林省・例規・大正13年
平2農水
00139100
激甚災害の指定及びこれに対し適用すべき措置の指定に関する政令、防災に関する計画及び防災に関してとった措置の概況、答弁書、請願、公益法人の設立及び監督に関する規則、各種手数料等の改定に関する法律
平2農水
00171100
農林漁業金融公庫法、農業近代化資金助成法、農林中央金庫法、農林漁業信用金庫法、農業信用保証保険法、天災による被害農林漁業者等に対する資金の融通に関する暫定措置法の適用に関する政令
平3農水
00019100
災害復旧事業費国庫補助、激甚災害に対処するための特別の財政援助等に関する法律、海岸法
平5農水
00025100
閣議請議・省令・訓令・告示・(昭34.9~昭36.12)
平11農水
00004100
閣議請議・省令・訓令・告示・8-4・(平5.9.3~平5.11.25)
平11農水
00010100
閣議請議・省令・訓令・告示・6-2・(平5.3.10~平5.12.17)
平12農水
00001100
法律・勅令・47-1
平17農水
00340100
阪神・淡路大震災に伴う許可等の有効期限の延長等に関する緊急措置法の施行に伴う農地法施行令第17条による通知等の取扱いについて
昭47通産
00022100
例規類・文書課、統計課、商務局、工務局、鉱山局・大正12年
昭47通産
00023100
例規類・文書課、商務局、工務局、鉱山局・大正13年
昭47通産
00029100
例規類・雑類・特許局、会計課、文書課・自大正14年至大正15年
平11通産
00058100
閣議等関係文書・閣議請議(法律、政令)・昭和35年
平17経産
00015100
阪神・淡路大震災に係る国税関係法律の臨時特例に関する法律運用通達等
平16国交
00010100
運輸産業課の所掌に係る法令関係(告示、通達)平成7年度
平16国交
00037100
阪神・淡路地域の震災復興過程を踏まえた大都市圏整備のあり方の検討に関する調査報告書
平14環境
00053100
昭和56年~平成9年度大気汚染防止法関係通達綴
平15会計
00003100
内閣通牒・自明治37年10月至昭和7年12月
平15会計
00011100
外部回議(甲)・自大正12年10月至昭和6年12月
平15会計
00018100
外部回議(丙)・自大正12年9月至昭和6年12月
平15会計
00019100
外部回議(丙)・昭和7年1月至昭和11年12月
平15会計
00051100
内閣往復・自昭和8年1月至昭和16年12月
平15国交
00081100
阪神、淡路地域の震災復興過程を踏まえた大都市圏整備のあり方の検討に関する調査報告書
平16会計
00007100
自明治45年(大正元年)至昭和8年 院中達
平16会計
00028100
昭和6年度(配付用) 決算検査に伴う特別調査
平16会計
00031100
帝都復興記念章関係資料 (昭和7年)
平16会計
00032100
会計検査院庁舎新築関係
平16会計
00033100
新庁舎新築に関する書類
平16会計
00045100
昭和10年5月 会計検査院便覧原稿
平16会計
00046100
昭和10年 会計検査院便覧原稿に含む 建物配置図
平16会計
00048100
昭和11年度 決算検査に伴う特別調査
平16会計
00049100
昭和12年度 決算検査に伴う特別調査
平16会計
00050100
昭和13年度 決算検査特別調査事項
平16会計
00051100
昭和14年度 決算検査に伴う特別調査
平16会計
00063100
陳情書(昭和14、16年)
平18会計
00004100
会計検査成績書議事速記録 大正12年度
平18会計
00005100
会計検査成績書案議事速記録(甲) 昭和2年度
平18会計
00007100
会計検査成績書会議速記録 昭和4年度
平18会計
00008100
会計検査成績書会議事速記録 大正13年度
平18会計
00012100
中協議会議事速記録 大正13年大正14年
平18会計
00015100
検査報告会議速記録その1 昭和4年度
平18会計
00017100
検査報告会議速記録その3 昭和4年度
平18会計
00021100
総第8号検査報告速記録第1 大正12年度
平18会計
00022100
総第8号検査報告速記録第2 大正12年度
平18会計
00023100
総第8号検査報告速記録第3 大正12年度
平18会計
00024100
総第8号検査報告速記録第4 大正12年度

2012.03.29

New records are now available through the Digital Archive.

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    Official Documents

    Records of Deliberations on Bills and Proposed Ordinances (transfered in 2001 and 2008) 333,672 Images
    Naikaku Kobun: Cabinet Official Documents 73,473 Images
    Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials, 1952-1953 50,747 Images
    Various Miscellaneous Archives(Others) 47,257 Images
    Ninmen Saika Sho: Records on Ratification of Appointment and Dismissal of Government Officials, 1917-1930 300,344 Images
    Records of Advisory Council on Social Security 27,501 Images
    Records of Radio Technical Council 52,741 Images
    Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications 23,752 Images
    Others
    ・Dajo Ruiten Drafts ・Kaki: Records of Imperial Families and Nobilities
    ・Sho Chobo: Various Account Books ・Extra Adopted Official Records
    ・Zasshu Kobun: Miscellaneous Official Documents
    ・Junko Roku: Records of the Emperor's Grand Tour
    ・Josho Kenpaku Sho: Appeal Statement ・Shozan Bunsho: Burnt Records
    ・Ministry of Finance ・Ministry of Labour
    ・Official Documents Relating to Earthquake Disaster

    357,774 Images
    Cabinet Library 51 ,830 Images

    Total 1,319,091 Images

    It can be searched by "Layered Search," through the Digital Archive, as indicated by the following example.

    Administrative Records >> Cabinet Legislation Bureau >> Records of Deliberations on Bills and Proposed Ordinances
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office >> Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet >> Naikaku Jinji Kobun: Cabinet Personnel Official Records (Appointment and Dismissal, Investiture, Decorations)
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet Secretariat >> Records of the Cabinet Affairs Office >> Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office >> Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet >> Various Miscellaneous Archives >> Various Miscellaneous Archives(Others)
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office >> Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet >> Category No.5 Ninmen Saika Sho: Records on Ratification of Appointment and Dismissal of Government Officials
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office >> Records of Prime Minister's Office >> Records of Advisory Council on Social Security
    Administrative Records >> Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications >> Records of Radio Technical Council
    Administrative Records >> Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications >> Records of the Ministry of Communications, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications

    Registering more Catalog Data

    It's now accessible to newly registered records, 49,310 volumes.

    Important Cultural Properties

    It's newly available 304 items (386 images) registered, including "Shoshu Matsujicho" (Important cultural properties) is the oldest existing list of temples that became the basic material for the studies of the relationship of temples in the early Edo Period. "Todatsu Chiho Kiko" (Important cultural properties) was edited and written by Murakami Sadasuke (1780-1846) based on the expedition of the lower reach of Heilongjiang River(Amur River) as told orally by Mamiya Rinzo. "Nochikaikaku koho shiryo" is publicity materials on Agrarian Reform.


2011.10.26

New catalog data are now available through the Digital Archive.

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It's now available with records donated or deposited to the National Archives of Japan, 2,221 volumes, through the Digital Archive, on October 26, 2011.


2011.07.08

New catalog data are now available through the Digital Archive.

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It's now accessible to newly registered records, 4,422 volumes and 983 volumes, transferred in 2010.


2011.03.22

New records are now available through the Digital Archive.

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    Official Documents

    Records of Deliberations on Bills and Proposed Ordinances (transfered in 2007) 136,943 Images
    Naikaku Kobun: Cabinet Official Documents 124,142 Images
    Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials, 1951 19,409 Images
    Kobun Zassan: Miscellaneous Official Document Compilations, 1886-1904 149,041 Images
    Various Miscellaneous Archives 141,782 Images
    Ninmen Saika Sho: Records on Ratification of Appointment and Dismissal of Government Officials, 1893-1916 242,279 Images
    Records Categorized in the Minister's Secretariat General Affairs Division Records Section (transfered in 1989) 80,314 Images
    Kobun Roku: Records of Government, 1868-1871 82,748 Images
    Others
    ・Shokumu Shintai ・Shokan Shintai ・Kanri Shintai
    ・Ministry of the Interior Records (related to local administration)
    ・Records of Personnel Bureau of National Safety Agency and Defense
     Agency (Original approved documents of law)
    ・Records of Highway Public Corporation World Bank Loans
    ・Economic Stabilization Board ・Kobun Ruishu, 1928

    205,728 Images
    Cabinet Library

    Tamon Yagura Monjo, etc. 219,914 Images
    Others
    ・Shiryaku ・Baitei Sensei Shiroku Hyojun ・Kankensyo
    ・Shoshu Matsuji cho ・Shobutsu Ruisan Zuyoku
    ・Azuma Kagami ・Tempo Sato Cho, etc.

    20,080 Images
    Total 1,422,380 Images

    It can be searched by "Layered Search," through the Digital Archive, as indicated by the following example.

    Administrative Records >> Cabinet Legislation Bureau >> Records of Deliberations on Bills and Proposed Ordinances
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office >> Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet >> Naikaku Kobun: Cabinet Official Documents
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet Secretariat >> Records of the Cabinet Affairs Office >> Records of the Cabinet Meetings, Meetings of the Administrative Vice-Ministers and Other Meetings of Officials
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office >> Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet >> Category No.1 Kobun Zassan: Miscellaneous Official Document Compilations
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office >> Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet >> Various Miscellaneous Archives >> Various Miscellaneous Archives
    Administrative Records >> Cabinet/Prime Minister's Office >> Records concerning Dajokan/Cabinet >> Category No.5 Ninmen Saika Sho: Records on Ratification of Appointment and Dismissal of Government Officials
    Administrative Records >> Ministry of Education >> Records Categorized in the Minister's Secretariat General Affairs Division Records Section >> 1970 Category Records

    Registering more Catalog Data

    It's now accessible to newly registered records, 31,197 volumes, transfered in 2010.

    Important Cultural Properties

    It's newly available 303 items (357 images) registered, including "Okari Seiten" is illustrations of large-scale hunting games conducted by successive shoguns in the Edo Period, "Pictures of sample medals awarded at the 2nd National Industrial Fair" is included "Kobun Fuzoku no Zu (Pictures and Charts affiliated with Kobun Roku)", "Records of World Bank Loans" is documents relating to construction of Tomei Expressway (Tokyo to Nagoya) during the 30s of the Showa Period, etc.


2010.03.01

Starting up of Renewed "Digital Archive" on March 1st, 2010

National Archives of Japan (NAJ) has provided "Digital Archive," that enable you to access to the descriptions and digitized images of the historical records preserved by NAJ at anytime and anywhere, anyone, free on the Internet, since April 2005. It is started up of renewed "Digital Archive" on March 1st, 2010.

Starting up :March 1st, 2010, 9:00 a.m. (on trial)

URL Address :http://www.digital.archives.go.jp/index_e.html


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