You are viewing an archived web page, collected at the request of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) using Archive-It. This page was captured on 22:12:14 Dec 18, 2015, and is part of the UNESCO collection. The information on this web page may be out of date. See All versions of this archived page.
Loading media information hide

Archives of Tōji temple contained in one-hundred boxes

Documentary heritage submitted by Japan and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2015.

© Kyoto Prefectural Library and Archives
Box No.76, Document No.12, A ledger presented by a from landed estate (shōen)

Tōji Hyakugō Monjo, or “Archives of Tōji temple contained in one-hundred boxes,” refers to a large collection of documents amassed and preserved by the temple Tōji in Kyoto, Japan. The collection consists of 24,147 records that date from the years 763 to 1711. These materials concern the temple’s political and religious activities as well as the administration of its estates.

  • Year of submission: 2014
  • Year of inscription: 2015
  • Country: Japan
Back to top