J-GLOBAL ID:201110072923716256   Research Resource code:5000004255 Update date:Jan. 20, 2009

Reserch Materials on the History of the Japanese Forestry System

Owning Organization:
Contact: TANAKA Masanori
Resource classification: Historical Documentation
Research area  (1): Forestry/forest engineering
Based on the documents of the lords of Clans,
forest officials, village headmen, landowners, and
forest contractors, the Ministry of Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries compiled material on land
policy in relation to forest areas and ownership of
forestry, and on systems and practices regarding
afforestation, tree cutting, transport of wood, and
tree planting. This collection consists of 20,000
items, a total of 800,000 pages, which are
classified according to their former domains and
administrative authorities, and are recorded on
microfilm. They were purchased in 1988.
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