Diplomatic Archives

April 23, 2015
  1. The "simple method" is a method that makes those public documents or other readable documents (as described below) available for use on the day, in principle, when the application is made through submitting a Request for Reading, independently of the procedures of the Request for Use provided in the Rules for Use.
  2. Please complete the following procedures to read documents in the Reading Room.

"Specified historical public records and archives for which the simple method can be applied"

The end of the Tokugawa Period

Pre-war Period

Post-war Period

  • The records made available on microfilm and CD-R (Japanese only) which have been made public via the system of the "Disclosure of Diplomatic Records."
  • There is a catalogue in the reading room on the document files for which "the simple method" can be applied.

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