C.V. Starr East Asian Library
 

The Makino Mamoru Collection on the History of East Asian Film, 1863-2015, bulk 1920s-1990s

Series VI: Subject Files, 1908-2006

This series has 22 subseries arranged in alphabetical order by subject. The subjects contain a variety of formats from magazines to fliers, pamphlets, and documents.


Subseries VI.1: Amateur Films, Small-Gauge Films (Kogata eiga), 1927-2001 [Bulk Dates: Pre-War 1930-1939]

This subseries contains pre-war magazines, camera catalogs, books, and fliers/advertisements related to amateur films (amachua eiga), avant-garde cinema, and photography. The subseries is arranged in alphabetical order by title with additional descriptions in the scope and contents notes. The subseries covers small-gauge films(kogata eiga/小型映画, 8mm, 9.5mm and 16mm), the cameras used for these films, short films(tanpen eiga/短編映画), and culture films(bunka eiga/文化映画). (For documentary film materials, see Subseries VI.7 in this Series.) This subseries also includes Pathé bebī/パテーベビー materials from the 1930s (Pathé Baby home film system from the Pathé-Cinéma camera equipment company). For photocopies of parts of the magazine,Pathé shine/パテーシネand materials related to Ogino Shigeji/荻野茂二 and his versions of the Felix the Cat series that were found with Makino's writings about silhouette animation, see Sub-subseries VI.2.1: Subject Files: Animated Films and Comics(Manga):Animation Materials.

There are also several English language camera company newsletters from the late 1920s. There is also a camera catalog, Parts List for Mitchell Cameras, located with the Japanese scenario,Sekai saigo no hi/世界最後の日,in Subseries V.3: Scenarios: Other Screenwriters/Directors (box 36 folder 1). For materials related to proletarian film, see Subseries VI.16: Proletarian Film in this Series. The subseries contains the related topic of cinema poetry ("cinepoem" oreigashi/映画詩). Cinepoems are poems in the form of a film scenario (in 3 folders). This subseries includes Makino's handwritten drafts for his presentation on 1910s and 1930s cinepoems (1993) and the research for this presentation, including photocopied journal articles on poetry written by film critic Kitagawa Fuyuhiko/北川冬彦, ("prose cinema"), film critic Iijima Tadashi/飯島正, Uchida Kimio/内田岐三雄, Kodama Kagai/兒玉花外 and others, photographs of Makino with others, as well as travel guides to Fukuoka.

For more on Kitagawa Fuyuhiko, see Subseries II.5: Kitagawa Fuyuhiko. For reports onkogata eigapublished by Man'ei/満映 (Manchukuo Film Association Ltd./満洲映画協会), see Subseries VII.2 East Asian: China (including Manchuria) (box 611).

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.1 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.2: Animated Films and Comics (Manga), 1946-2006

This subseries contains manuscript articles and published journal articles as well as single issues of journals, film and art school and entertainment industry brochures, film catalogs, exhibition catalogs, fliers, animated film programs, some amateur coterie manga, as well as convention information related to animated films and manga. There are materials related to well-known anime artists including Tezuka Osamu/手塚治虫 and Miyazaki Hayao/宮崎駿, and fliers from Miyazaki's company Studio Ghibli/スタジオジブリ.

Several publications focus on the history of manga eiga/漫画映画 (manga animated films) as well as the animation film studio, Tōei Doga (東映動画株式会社, Tōei Dōga Kabushikigaisha/Toei Animation Co. Ltd., which was founded in 1948. The subseries also has newsletters by the Japan Society for Animation Studies (JSAS).

There are programs from Japanese films as well as programs and fliers for Walt Disney animated films. In addition, there are animation film festival materials and specifically fliers from the Tokyo International Anime Fair 21 (Heisei 14 (2002), with some materials from the Anime Fair held in 2003 and 2004.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.2 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Sub-subseries VI.2.1: Animation Materials, 1977-2006

Includes 1980s issues of the journal,Gekkan Out/月刊アウトContain brochures for entertainment companies that work with TV animation, games, and animation toys. There are materials related to silhouette films. These are organized in alphabetical order by subject and/or title.


Sub-subseries VI.2.2: Programs, 1979-2002 [Bulk Dates: 2000s], 1979-2002

Some programs are anime films based on manga series, TV programs, or novels. They are organized in alphabetical order by title. An English title is included when the program includes the English title.


Sub-subseries VI.2.3: Disney Programs, 1950-2003

Most of these programs are for animated films, yet this sub-subseries includes some Walt Disney films that are not animated, but Disney films.


Sub-subseries VI.2.4: Comics, 1946-2003 [Bulk Dates: 2002-2003], 1946-2003

The comics here are mainly non-commercial or independent comics, many of which are related to the studio, StudioCAL. Also included is a commercial comic,Biggu komikku orijinaru/ビッグコミックオリジナル/Big Comic Original,which has articles about Man'ei Film Company. See Subseries VII.2: East Asia: China (including Manchuria) for more materials about Man'ei and Manchuria.


Sub-subseries VI.2.5: Tokyo International Anime Fair Fliers, 1998-2004 [Bulk Dates: 2002], 1998-2004

Fliers and postcards, these were displayed at the international anime fairs from 2002-2004.


Sub-subseries VI.2.6: Manga, 1980-1998

This sub-subseries contains coterie magazines that are manga related.


Subseries VI.3: Art (Pre-War), 1930-1991

This subseries contains books about art, modernism, and philosophy, including some original issues ofShin geijutsuron shisutemu/新芸術論システム,which were originally published in 1930 in 20 volumes and reprinted by Yumani Shobō in 1991 with commentary by Makino. Search the Columbia University Libraries online catalog for the reprint edition of this series. Many of these volumes were written by members of the proletarian film movement. See Subseries VI.16: Proletarian Film in this Series for more about the proletarian film movement. Most art materials in the Makino Collection can be found in Series XV: Museums, Exhibitions and Film Catalogs.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.3 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.4: Audio-Visual Education/視聴覚教育 (Pre- and Post-War), 1936-1991

This subseries covers educational materials that incorporate audio and visual presentation of the material. It contains film catalogs, and publications of the Japan Film Education Society (Nihon Eiga Kyōiku Kyōkai/日本映画教育協会) concerning audiovisual education.

It also contains magazines that focus on audio-visual education, including almost a full run ofShichōkaku kyōiku/視聴覚教育/The Audio-Visual Education(1954-08/2001-10). These were separated and cataloged; they are accessible via the Columbia University Libraries online catalog. The subseries also contains issues of the magazineKyōiku/教育;for more education related materials see Subseries VI.8: Subject Files: Education, and Subseries VI.11: Subject Files: Film School Textbooks and Shooting Techniques. Audio-visual reports and catalogs are in box 639.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.4 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.5: Censorship, 1908-1994 [Bulk Dates: Pre-War], 1908-1994

This subseries contains pre-war publications by the Ministry of Home Affairs Police Bureau (Naimushō Keihokyoku/内務省警保局), including originals of the film censorship magazine,Eiga ken'etsu jihō/映画検閲時報,as well as publications by the Ministry of Education Police Bureau (Monbushō Keihokyoku/文部省警保局) and post-war publications by the Motion Picture Code of Ethics Committee (Nippon Eiga Rengōkai Eiga Rinri Kitei Kanribu/日本映画連合会映画倫理規定管理部), later known as Eirin/映倫 (Film Classification and Rating Committee).

Also included in this subseries are monographs related to the 1911 French crime filmZigomar (Jigoma/ジゴマ).Scrapbooks and binders prepared by Makino of photocopied articles and book chapters, and film censorship related documents are in folders, in the binder order.

Manuscripts for books about censorship by Makino are also contained here. There are also local police and censorship related items from Osaka and Shizuoka. In addition, there are photographs, articles, and documents relating to the director and producer Ikeda Yoshinobu/池田義信 and Eirin. There are also photocopied articles related to the film company, Teikoku Kinema/帝国キネマ or Teikine/帝キネ. Folders in this subseries are organized in alphabetical order by unit title (From 1908 to 1994 with undated items coming at the end).

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.5 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.6: Distribution and Entertainment Industry, circa, 1920s-1971

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.6 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Sub-subseries VI.6.1: Business Newspapers, circa, 1940s

This sub-subseries consists of single sheet trade journals from the 1940s. These include Kokusai eiga tsūshin/国際映画通信.


Sub-subseries VI.6.2: Business Reports (Kogyō gyōkai shiryō/興行・業界資料), 1947-1969

Search the Columbia University Libraries online catalog for industry journals. See also Subseries XI.1: Post-War Mangazines: Film Magazines for related materials.


Sub-subseries VI.6.3: Show Distribution Materials (Kogyo haikyu shiryō/興行・配給資料), circa, 1920s-1971

This sub-subseries contains pre-war handbills advertising films from film companies including Metro-Goldwyn-May er Pictures, Warner Brothers, United Artists, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, MGM, and others. It also contains distribution materials such as fliers and handbills for post-war films and PR materials forYomiuri shinbun/読売新聞.

For pre-war movie theater handbills organized by specific movie theaters, see Series XII: Movie Theater Handbills/Chirashi.


Sub-subseries VI.6.4: Company Promotional Materials (Non-Film Related and Film Related) and Foundation Reports,, 1955-1995

The non-film include NTT, telephone related brochures and reports, trading company histories (Mitsui), Japan Railway (JR) materials, and miscellaneous organizations. Box 648 includes promotional catalogs by film distributors, including 8mm and 16mm films produced by Tōei/東映, Kyōdō Eiga/共同映画, and Gakken/学研. Box 653 has Foundation reports include JETRO, the JITA (Japan Industrial Technology Association), Japan Science Film Institution, UniJapan Film Reports, and others. The sub-subseries also have printed promotional materials fromCMN! (CineMagaziNet!),a non-profit online cinema studies and criticism magazine.


Subseries VI.7: Documentary Film Materials (Books, Magazines, Files), 1934-2006

This subseries contains materials related to documentary film, often referred to as culture films (bunka eiga/文化映画) or PR (public relations) films in the pre-war andkiroku eiga/記録映画 in the post-war.

This subseries has bulletins, newsletters, magazines, directories and the monthly journalKiroku eigaof The Association of Education Filmmakers (Kyōiku Eiga Sakka Kyōkai/教育映画作家協会), and materials from The Association after it changed its name in December 1960 to The Association of Documentary Filmmakers (Kiroku Eiga Sakka Kyōkai/記録映画作家協会). The subseries also contains experimental film fliers and programs as well as movie theater handbills and bulletins for wartime news films/news reels from Nippon Eigasha (Nichi-ei)/Japan Film Company/日本映画社, and Asahi News. The subseries also contains wartime scenarios for documentary films from Fuji Sutajio, Nippon Eigasha/日本映画社 as well as scenarios for short films(tanpen eiga/短編映画) from these companies. It also contains wartime company documents for Fuji Studio/Fuji Sutajio.

There are documentary film movement materials written in the hand of writer, Atsugi Taka/厚木たか (1907-1998). Several translations by Atsugi Taka of Paul Rotha's book, Documentary Film,Bunka Eiga ron/文化映画論,as well as the original English edition of Rotha's book are also included in this subseries. The 1976 edition is autographed by Atsugi Taka for Makino.

The subseries contains production documents, including scenarios, cut lists, and location shot schedules for several documentary films made by Makino as well as for a Korean film,Ilbon esŏ p'in Han munhwa ŭi kkot/일본 에서 핀 한 문화 의 꽃,written by Kim Chŏng-ju.

See Subseries XI.1: Post-War Magazines: Film Magazines for more post-war documentary and PR film magazines (arranged by title). For Movie Theater handbills that are not specifically for documentary films, see Series XII: Movie Theater Handbills/Chirashi.Some issues of the magazineBunka eiga/文化映画are filed here. For additional issues on specific topics, see Subseries VII.2: East Asian: China (including Manchuria) and Subseries III.4: Film-related Individuals' Files: Kanō Ryūichi.

For documentary film festival materials (including Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival/YIDFF/山形国際ドキュメンタリー映画祭 journalsDocumentary Box,schedules, fliers, and news digests), see Subseries XVI.4: Film Festival Materials: Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival.

For still photographs of pre-war news films, some of which Makino kept with documentary film materials, see Subseries XVII.2: Photos and Posters: News Film Stills. For still photographs and postcards of culture films(bunka eiga),see Subseries XVII.1: Photos and Posters: Albums, Bromides and Stills.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.7 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.8: Education, 1933-1950

This subseries contains film catalogs, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and newsletters related to educational films. In addition, there are publications by the Ministry of Education/文部省, language learning journals, journals about film education, and industry film/sangyō eiga/産業映画 related reports.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.8 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.9: Film Organizations, 1927-2000

This subseries contains materials from film organizations, associations, or guilds. The materials in this series are arranged in chronological order, with undated materials coming at the front. The subseries includes publications and documents from the Directors Guild of Japan (Nihon Eiga Kantoku Kyōkai/日本映画監督協会), the Federation of Japanese Films Industry or Eidanren (Shadan Hōjin Eiga Sangyō Shinkōkai/社団法人映画産業振興会), the Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan or Eiren (Shadan Hōjin Nihon Eiga Seisakusha Renmei Jimukyoku/社団法人日本映画製作社連盟事務局), and Nihon Eiga Fukkō Kaigi/日本映画復興会議.

It includes correspondence from the Directors Guild to novelist and playwright Kume Masao/久米正雄, newsletters, fliers, Directors Guild prospectuses, programs, organ journals, and various company reports. Some of these materials are related to film production companies, including Takarazuka, P.C.L., and Nikkatsu, and although not film-organization-related, the series also includes a film industry white paper and some admission tickets from the 1930s.

For materials related to Greater Japan Film Association/Dai Nippon Eiga Kyōkai/大日本映画協会, see Subseries III.7: Film-related Individuals' Files: Kume Masao/久米正雄. For programs, reports, library materials, exhibition fliers, and newsletters from the National Film Center at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (NFC)/東京国立美術館映画フイルムセンター, see Series XV: Museums, Exhibitions and Film Catalogs. For National Film Center (NFC) photographs, see Subseries XVII.4: Photos and Posters: Uchida Tomu/内田吐夢.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.9 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.10: Film Production Material Files, 1956-2002

These are production planning documents and photographs. This subseries contains 5 folders of materials. Folder 1 contains Tokyo Match Group Co., Ltd. handwritten documents for location scouting and budget plans for the documentary film,Yunnan Road/ユンナンロード(1980). Folder 2 contains documents and photographs for the making of the films,Nenokuni/根の国andTaihei/太平(1981). Folder 3 contains a scrapbook of newspaper clippings for the film,Asobiba no nai kodomotachi/遊び場のない子供たち(1965 May -- June), film by Kikuchi Shū/菊地周. Folder 4 contains a data book,Amami Ōshima no gaikyō/奄美大島の概況(1956). Folder 5 is a National Film Center report on film production in Indonesia during the Japanese Occupation (2002).

These materials are housed in box 666.


Subseries VI.11: Film School Textbooks and Shooting Techniques, 1927-2002 [Bulk Dates: 1930s and 1940s], 1927-2002, 1930s

Many of the textbooks in this series were collected by and written by film historian Komatsu Hiroshi/小松浩. The subseries contains documents for textbooks, manuals for film equipment, handwritten manuscripts and lecture transcripts by Komatsu Hiroshi, as well as photographs related to camera technique and textbooks. This subseries also includes pre-war magazines related to technique, education, and lighting, with those items organized in alphabetical order by title and listed at the end of this section.

See Subseries VI.1 Subject Files: Amateur Films, Small-Gauge Films forEiga to gijutsu/映画と技術/The Cine Technic(box 271-273) and amateur films related to film technique. The subseries also includes user manuals, promotional brochures for film equipment from the 1980s (16 mm sound projector, VHS video, Sony) as well as conference programs for video technology.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.11 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.12: Local Film and Entertainment Guides, 1954-2003

This subseries contains local entertainment guides that are calledtaunshi/タウン誌 or city magazines.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.12 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Sub-subseries VI.12.1: Local Reports, 1971-1989

This sub-subseries contains local city, ward, or prefectural reports and newsletters from Saitama-ken/埼玉県, Tsukuba-shi/つくば市, Tokyo-to/東京都 (Kokubunji-shi/国分寺市, Machida-shi/町田市, Suginami-ku/杉並区, Toshima-ku/豊島区), and Miyazaki-shi/宮崎市, among others.

These materials are housed in box 613.


Sub-subseries VI.12.2: Local and Folk Culture Publications, 1969-1990

This sub-subseries contains local publications related to mostly Japanese culture that are not specifically film related, including folk culture related to children, dolls, toys, flower arrangement, pottery, crafts, glass, and sake.

These materials are housed in box 663.


Subseries VI.13: Music Songbooks, 1924-1987 [Bulk Dates:1960-1969], 1924-1987

This subseries contains popular Japanese music songbooks that cover the following areas: national anthems, theme songs, collections of popular songs, school songs and dormitory songs, a Girl Scout songbook, jazz music, shamisen music songs, songs from an annual singing contest held on New Year's Eve, folk songs, military songs, parodies, ballads, bawdy songs, youthful songs, and enka (traditional-style Japanese popular ballads).

The subseries also contain English language songbooks from Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse Club, filed at the end. In addition to songbooks, the subseries contains sheet music from film theme songs (including theme songs from Nikkatsu films) as well as four collections of theme song music from 1929-1946.

For pre-war music fliers for film/Senzen kayōkyoku/戦前歌謡曲 and theme song fliers, see Subseries XII.15: Movie Theater Handbills/Chirashi:Other Handbills. For music related magazines, see Series XI: Post-War Magazines. For the sheet music for theme song from the Korean film,Arirang/아리랑,see Subseries VII.1: Korea-South Korea, North Korea (Pre-and Post-War).

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.13 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.14: Occupation Period Materials, 1945-1998 [Bulk Dates: 1945-1952], 1945-1998

Although this subseries covers Occupation period materials and the Allied Occupation of Japan lasted from 1945-1952 there are also items from the latter part of the 1950s and early 1960s in this subseries. This subseries contains entertainment newspapers and labor union newsletters during the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan, also referred to as GHQ period (General Headquarters) in Makino's Collection.

The subseries also contain fliers, pamphlets, programs, (handbills) of American film showings in movie theaters that were promoted by the Central Motion Picture Exchange (CMPE), est. November 1946 as an arm of the Civil Information and Education Section (CIE) of SCAP (Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers). The subseries also contains film production company (film studio) newsletters and bulletins.

For an assortment of film and other subjects of journals published during the GHQ period, see Series XI: Post-War Magazines, many of which are general magazines and they contain the note "GHQ period journals" in the note field.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.14 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Sub-subseries VI.14.1: GHQ Basic Film Documents, 1945-1983 [Bulk Dates: 1945], 1945-1983

This sub-subseries contains diaries and correspondence of Taguchi Shūji/田口修治 to Kimura Sōju/木村荘十. Taguchi was a Nichiei cameraman who accompanied the military and was captured in the Philippines. In his diary, Taguchi records the war crimes trials of Japanese military leaders in the Philippines. This sub-subseries also contains journals and notebooks of various government agencies that controlled film during the Allied Occupation of Japan.


Sub-subseries VI.14.2: Movie Theater Handbills (Chirashi), 1947-1972

This includes GHQ's Central Motion Picture Exchange (CMPE) movie theater handbills mainly from the late 1940s. For pre-war movie theater fliers, see Series XII: Movie Theater Handbills/Chirashiand Series XIII: Handbills/Chirashifor Vaudeville Shows and Revues.


Sub-subseries VI.14.3: GHQ Entertainment Newspapers, 1947-1966

This sub-subseries contains newspapers that covered film, theater, sports, and art during the Occupation period.


Sub-subseries VI.14.4: GHQ Period Film Labor Union Organ Publications/労働組合,, 1947-1960s

These publications include organ bulletins, fliers, and newsletters from various regions in Japan, published by several film workers' unions, includingEiga engeki/映画演劇,published by United Screen and Stage Worker's Union of Japan/日本映画演劇労働組合 (日映演, Japan Film and Theater Workers' Union).


Sub-subseries VI.14.5: GHQ Period Film Publications, 1948-1998

This sub-subseries contains movie theater programs that are reprints from the 1980s of theater programs originally published during the late 1940s and 1950s. They are divided by movie theater name where possible. It also contains study-discussion guides from SCAP CIE (Civil Information and Education Section) and local film (regional) publications and publications for Independent film showings, includingShine furonto, Mirion pāru.It also includes handbills for the American movie culture association andKokusai Weeklyhandbills.


Sub-subseries VI.14.6: Production Company (Film Studio) Promotional Materials,, 1946-1989

This sub-subseries contains promotional documents and newsletters related to film studios during the Occupation period. These include Shōchiku, Tōhō, Shin Tōhō, Nikkatsu, Tōei, Daiei (Kyoto), Daiei (Tokyo).

For confidential documents, and distribution publications concerning film production companies in the pre-war period, see Series IV: Film Production Company Files (Studio Files). In particular, the collection of writings from the 1970s and 1980s about the 1948 Tōhō labor strike,Tōhō sōgi kenkyū shiryō shū/東宝争議研究資料集,in this sub-subseries can be used along with materials about the strikes of the 1940s in Subseries IV.4: Studio Files: Tōhō/東宝 (Box 82).


Sub-subseries VI.14.7: Miscellaneous, 1946-1984

This sub-subseries contains Occupation related materials, including special issues of journals, and the text of the Potsdam Declaration in Japanese.


Subseries VI.15: Philosophy and Film Studies, 1929-1968

This subseries includes works on philosophy and film, history of film, montage, as well as scholarship on film theory and reprints on "literature film." It containsNihon eigashi sokō/日本映画史素稿, Fuirumu Raiburarii Kyōgikai/フイルムライブラリー協議会, no. 1-9, 11,andbessatsu 1-4(1968-), and a scrapbook of film theory, articles fromShisō/思想(1929). For more monographs, search the Columbia University Libraries online catalog.

These materials are housed in box 625.


Subseries VI.16: Proletarian Film, 1917-1988 [Bulk Dates: 1928-1937], 1917-1988

This subseries contains materials related to the proletarian arts movement in Japan. It contains documents, fliers, scrapbooks, and magazines related to the left-wing film organization, Proletarian Film League of Japan/Nihon Puroretaria Eiga Dōmei/日本プロレタリア映画同盟 (or Prokino for short, 1929-1934). The first part of the subseries contains documents, fliers, programs, and manuscripts related to left-wing or proletarian film movements. Makino's commentary and manuscripts for reprint editions of the various left-wing magazines are also contained here as well as theater related pamphlets, fliers, and a scenario related to the left-wing theater group Zenshinza/前進座.

The second part contains originals and photocopies of proletarian magazines ordōjinshi/同人誌 related to Prokino and other left-wing movements in alphabetical order by title. More Prokino related material can be found in Subseries II.4: Critic Files: Kishi Matsuo/岸松雄, the main Kishi Matsuo collection in this archive. There are 29 Kishi related scrapbooks in that subseries with clippings and articles related to Prokino.

See also, Subseries II. 3: Critic Files: Iwasaki Akira/岩崎昶 for materials related to another film critic member of Prokino. Subseries VI. 20: Subject Files: University Files and Coterie Magazines, also containsdōjinshirelated to Kishi Matsuo and the left-wing film movement (in particular, seeEiga zuihitsu/映画随筆(box 305 folder 9) andIllusion(box 306 folder 7). In addition Subseries VI.1: Subject Files: Amateur films, Small-Gauge Films (Kogata eiga) for more Prokino connections as the late 1920s and early 1930s correspond with amateur film and the leftist film movement.

See also Subseries VI.3: Subject Files: Art (Pre-War) for reprints ofShin geijutsuron shisutemu/新芸術論システム,which were originally published in 1931 and reprinted by Yumani Shobō in 1991. A portion of these volumes are either about the proletarian movement or written by members of the proletarian movement. This subseries also contains post-war publications of the Japan Communist Party Tokyo Branch/日本共産党東京都委員会 that relate to film. For more Japan Communist Party magazines, see Subseries XI.4 Post-War Magazines: Non-Film/General/Literature Magazines (box 635). In addition, the series has a scrapbook of photocopied articles concerning the leftwing group, Yuibutsu Kenkyūkai (Yuiken/唯研, Materialism Study Society) and philosopher Tosaka Jun/戸坂潤 (box 666).

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.16 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.17: Psychology (Hatano Kanji/波多野完治 Collection), 1910-2001

This subseries contains photocopies of books and articles written by the psychologist Matsumoto Matatarō/松本亦太郎 (1865-1943) who introduced experimental psychology methods from America and Germany to Japanese universities. See Subseries VI.8: Subject Files: Education for journals likeKyōiku/教育that contain articles written by Matsumoto.

This subseries also contains materials owned by psychologist Hatano Kanji/波多野完治 who took an interest in film criticism. The Hatano Kanji Collection includes letters and postcards from Hatano Kanji/波多野完治 to Makino written in the 1990s and articles written by Hatano. It also includes psychology and education related periodicals, and a scenario,Shōchiku sakuhin/松竹作品,based on Hatano Kanji's work by the same name. For articles written by Hatano Kanji in the newspaper,Yūshū eiga/優秀映画,see Series XVIII: Newspapers (box 488).

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.17 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.18: Riken Konzern Film Related Materials/理研映画資料, undated

Search the Columbia University Libraries online catalog for monographs.


Subseries VI.19: Theater (Pre-War), 1926-1999

This subseries includes materials related to non-film cultural performances. These includekabukitheater, puppet theater,shinpa/新派, musical performances and others. There are programs, handbills, newsletters, guides to the theater, and magazines with special issue themes ofkabuki.For pre-war theater handbills for vaudeville shows that are organized by theater, see Series XIII: Handbills/Chirashifor Vaudeville Shows and Revues, 1915-1947.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.19 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.20: University Files and Coterie Magazines, 1920-2003 [Bulk Dates: 1920s and 1930s], 1920-2003, 1920s

Within the Makino Collection, there are 7 archival document boxes containing 115 folders of pre-war and a few post-war coterie magazines (dōjinshi/同人誌) or self-published journals (today'sfanzines)from student clubs at universities and other film and fan clubs. These publications were largely works by amateurs and cannot be found in libraries or archives in Japan. Some of the pre-WWII coterie magazines in the Makino Collection were formerly owned by Kishi Matsuo/岸松雄 the film critic, director, and screenwriter who was also a leader of the proletarian film movement in the 1920s. The rest were collected by Makino to supplement Kishi Matsuo's collection. There are 89 titles with a total number of 274 issues of coterie magazines in the Collection.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.20 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Sub-subseries VI.20.1: University Files, 1925-1992


Sub-subseries VI.20.2: Coterie Magazine/Dōjinshi/同人誌, 1920-1979


Sub-subseries VI.20.3: Bulletin/Kiyō/紀要, 1983-2003

This subseries are divided into three main sections or sub-subseries. The first contains university pre-war coterie publications (50 titles), the second contains coterie publications that are not related to a specific university (39 titles), and the third contains post-war scholarly journals published by academic institutions (kiyō/紀要), which May be universities, colleges or research institutions. In sub-subseries 1, the Japanese universities from which these coterie magazines emerge include Chūō University, Dōshisha University, Keiō Gijuku University, Kyoto Teikoku University, Meiji University, Nihon University, Rikkyo University, Tokyo University, Waseda University, among others. The files in these sub-subseries are listed in alphabetical order by title of the publication with the name of the university club they represented in the notes field. Among the coterie magazines are 23 original issues ofEiga zuihitsu/映画随筆dating from July 1925 to July 1929 along with a photograph from a 1942 Kyoto University academic conference, and photocopied excerpts (folder 11). Some of the coterie magazines, includingEiga zuihitsu/映画随筆and Illusion were stamped Nihon Puroretaria Eiga Renmei/日本プロレタリア映画連盟 (Prokino). Thekiyōin this subseries are organized by the title of the publication with a note as to the institution. They are not film related, but include art and economics. For more materials related to the Proletarian Film movement in the Makino Collection, see Subseries VI.16: Subject Files: Proletarian Film. For most of the post-war coterie magazines, see Subseries XI.3: Post-War Magazines: Newsletters and Coterie Magazines.


Subseries VI. 21: U.S. Bases, Peace and Anti-Nuclear Movements, 1937-1987

This subseries contains publications related to the U.S. military base controversies (anti-US military bases), anti-nuclear war and peace movements in Japan, anti-nuclear armaments, defense and weapon systems, national secrets protection and law, symposium materials, and library catalogs on these subjects. It also contains publications on war movies (sensō eiga/戦争映画). There are peace-promoting newspapers and newspaper clippings from the 1980s publications of the United Nations, and Self Defense Forces (SDF).

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.21 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.


Subseries VI.22: Wartime (Asia-Pacific) Materials, 1932-1987 [Bulk Dates: 1932-1933], 1932-1987

The files in this subseries are listed in chronological order by date of publication. Subjects include publications concerning the May 15th Incident of 1932 (五・一五事件Goichigo Jiken),February26th Incident of 1936 (二・二六事件Niniroku Jiken),publications of the Taisei Yokusankai/大政翼賛会, and Japan-U.S. international relations during the wartime regime. It also contains wartime materials for the film production company, Nippon Eigasha/日本映画社.

For wartime magazines, see Subseries X.1: Pre-War and Wartime Magazines: Film Magazines. In addition to film magazines published during the war, that subseries contains a list of wartime U.S. films,Teki beikoku eiga sakuhin nōto/敵米国映画作品ノート.For newspapers that cover the war years, including the Incidents mentioned above, see Series XVIII: Newspapers.

A detailed listing of the items in Subseries VI.22 can be consulted in adownloadable Excel spreadsheet.