Special Exhibition and Featured Exhibition Archives
The Annex to the Diplomatic Archives houses an Exhibition Room where historical materials that are important in terms of Japan’s diplomatic history are on display. The Permanent Exhibition displays representative treaties, sovereign letters personal letters from heads of state and diplomatic documents that show footprints of Japan’s foreign relations, centering on the period from the end of the Tokugawa Period through to the end of World War II, as well as items and related documents that belonged to the late Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida.
The Diplomatic Archives also regularly hold special exhibitions and planned exhibitions on particular themes.
On this page it is possible to view some of the historical documents that were displayed at special exhibitions and planned exhibitions held in the past, and commentaries on the documents.