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The following archives and libraries have collections or services helpful for genealogical research.

Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs[edit | edit source]

The Diplomatic Record Office
of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(Gaimusho, Gaiko Shiryokan)
5-3,1-chome, Azabudai, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 106-0041
Telephone: 81-3-3585-4511
Fax: 81-3-3585-4514
Internet: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Note: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ONLY accepts telephone calls and in-person visits. No emails or letters!

The Department of Research, Planning, and Coordination, Policy Research Institute[edit | edit source]

The Department of Research, Planning, and Coordination, Policy Research Institute - Library Division
Department of Research Planning and Coordination, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
(Norin Suisansho, Norin Suisan Seisaku Kenkyusho, Kikaku Renrakushitsu, Toshoka)
2-2-1 Nishigahara, Kita-ku
Tokyo, Japan 114-0024
Telephone: 81-3-3910-3978
Fax: 81-3-3940-0232
Email: ref-primaff@ml.affrc.go.jp
Internet: Department of Research, Planning and Coordination

National Archives of Japan[edit | edit source]


National Archives of Japan
(Kokuritsu Kobunshokan)
3-2 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Japan 102-0091
Telephone: 81-3-3214-0621
Fax: 81-3-3212-8806
Internet: National Archives of Japan

Japan Center for Asian Historical Records[edit | edit source]

Japan Center for Asian Historical Records,
National Archives of Japan

(Kokuritsu Kobunshokan Asia Rekishi Shiryo Center)
Sumitomo Hanzomon Bldg. Annex 4F
2-1-2 Hirakawa-cho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Japan 102-0093
Telephone: 81-3-3556-8801
Fax: 81-3-3261-1521 Internet: Japan Center for Asian Historical Records

University of Tokyo[edit | edit source]

University of Tokyo
General Library
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo, Japan 113-0033
Telephone: 03-5841-2647
Fax: 03-5841-2611 Internet: University of Tokyo General Library

The National Archives of the United States has records of Japanese Relocation and Internment During World War II at: Internet: USA National Archives: Japanese Relocation and Internment Records

Websites[edit | edit source]