J-GLOBAL ID:201110052941706070   Research Resource code:1000001797 Update date:Feb. 10, 2005

KITASATO Takeshi Recorded Wax Cylinders

Owning Organization:
Contact: KON Atsushi
Resource classification: Others
Research area  (1): Linguistics
Recording of languages from various areas was made on
the wax cylinders by a linguist, KITASATO Takeshi
(1870-1960), in early Showa era, for study of the
origin of Japanese language. They are valuable
linguistic materials, which include Ainu, dialects from
various areas in Japan, Ryukyu, Taiwan and languages of
Philippines such as Tagalog. In 1986, contents were
re-recorded on cassette tapes by Hokkaido University,
Applied Electric Research Institute.
User environment and conditions:
One can listen through cassette tape.
User procedures and method:
For details, contact Library Inspection Staff.

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