The Shirakawa Shizuka Collection


Ritsumeikan University possesses a great number of books written by Professor Emeritus Shizuka Shirakawa. The Shirakawa Shizuka collection comprises 17,692 valuable documents including "Jito", "Jikun", "Jitsu" (known as the Shirakawa trilogy), books relating to theories on ancient Chinese ideograms, serial publications (including Chinese books), offprints from Chinese classics and magazines, as well as manuscripts.

For details, please refer to the Ritsumeikan University library Shizuka Shirakawa collection catalog (published April, 2010).