Reports on Research Surveys by Year

September 14-21, 2010

The 1st Survey of Materials in Leiden

Conducted by National Institute of Japanese Literature (Suzuki, "Leiden Team A (Books)")

Locations surveyed: Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde (National Museum of Ethnology), Leiden (Leiden, The Netherlands)

Participants: Jun Suzuki (NIJL), Toshifumi Hirakawa (Kyushu University), Fusako Kaneda (Seisen University, adjunct), Satoshi Makino (NIJL, adjunct), Naoko Kamibayashi (University of Tokyo, graduate student)

The survey of all Japanese books in the National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden was continued from last year, using the pre-designed survey form to record bibliographic data for Siebold-related Japanese book artifacts (former Siebold, Blomhoff, and Fisscher collections).

During the survey, a study group meeting was held on Saturday, September 19.