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The materials in the Shibusawa Eiichi denki shiryo (Shibusawa Eiichi Biographical Materials) are predominantly in Japanese, although some documents including letters and newspaper articles are presented in their original English. The following is an English translation of the section and chapter titles of the Denki shiryo.

Section 1 – Formative Years and Service to the Hitotsubashi Family and the Meiji Government (1840-1873)
Part I – Formative Years
Chapter 1 – Childhood (vol. 1)
Chapter 2 – Loyalist Youth (vol. 1)
Part II – Exile and Service to the Hitotsubashi Family
Chapter 1 – Exile and Service to the Hitotsubashi Family (vol. 1)
Chapter 2 – Service to the Shogunate (vols. 1-2)
Chapter 3 – Service to the Shizuoka Domain (vol. 2)
Chapter 4 – Service to the Ministry of Popular Affairs and the Ministry of Finance (vols. 2-3)

Section 2 – Building the Japanese Economy and Contributing to Public and Social Works (1873-1909)
Part I – Business and the Economy
Chapter 1 – Finance (vols. 4-7)
Chapter 2 – Transportation (vols. 8-9)
Chapter 3 – Commerce and Industry (vols. 10-15)
Chapter 4 – Mining (vol. 15)
Chapter 5 – Agriculture, Ranching, Forestry, and Fisheries (vol. 15)
Chapter 6 – Foreign Enterprises (vol. 16)
Chapter 7 – Economic Organizations and Private Sector Associations (vols. 17-23)
Chapter 8 – Political Associations (vol. 23)
Chapter 9 – General Financial and Economic Issues (vol. 23)
Part II – Public and Social Works
Chapter 1 – Social Programs (vol. 24)
Chapter 2 – International Friendship (vol. 25)
Chapter 3 – Morality and Religion (vol. 26)
Chapter 4 – Education (vols. 26-27)
Chapter 5 – Scholarly and Cultural Projects (vol. 27)
Chapter 6 – Political and Public Administration (vols. 27-28)
Chapter 7 – Military Projects (vol. 28)
Chapter 8 – Other Public Works Projects (vol. 28)
Part III – Personal Affairs
Chapter 1 – Home Life (vol. 29)
Chapter 2 – Honors (vol. 29)
Chapter 3 – Birthday Celebrations (vol. 29)
Chapter 4 – Family Council (vol. 29)
Chapter 5 – Friends and Acquaintances (vol. 29)
Chapter 6 – Travels (vol. 29)
Chapter 7 – Retirement from the Business World (vol. 29)
Chapter 8 – Residence (vol. 29)
Chapter 9 – Miscellaneous Materials (vol. 29)

Section 3 – Contributing to Social Welfare, International Understanding, and Education (1909-1931)
Part I – Public and Social Works
Chapter 1 – Social Programs (vols. 30-31)
Chapter 2 – Cooperation Between Labor and Capital and Other Integration Projects (vol. 31)
Chapter 3 – International Friendship (vols. 32-40)
Chapter 4 – Morality and Religion (vols. 41-44)
Chapter 5 – Education (vols. 44-46)
Chapter 6 – Scholarly and Cultural Projects (vols. 46-48)
Chapter 7 – Administration (vol. 48)
Chapter 8 – Military Projects (vol. 48)
Chapter 9 – Other Public Works Projects (vol. 49)
Part II – Business and the Economy
Chapter 1 – Finance (vols. 50-51)
Chapter 2 – Transportation and Communication (vols. 51-52)
Chapter 3 – Commerce and Industry (vols. 52-54)
Chapter 4 – Mining (vol. 54)
Chapter 5 – Agriculture, Ranching, Forestry, and Fisheries (vol. 54)
Chapter 6 – Foreign Enterprises (vols. 54-55)
Chapter 7 – Economic Organizations and Private Sector Associations (vol. 56)
Chapter 8 – Political Associations (vol. 56)
Chapter 9 – Financial and Economic Issues (vol. 56)
Appendix and Addenda (vol. 56)
Part III – Personal Affairs
Chapter 1 – Home Life (vol. 57)
Chapter 2 – Honors (vol. 57)
Chapter 3 – Birthday Celebrations (vol. 57)
Chapter 4 – Family Council and Family Company (vol. 57)
Chapter 5 – Friends and Acquaintances (vol. 57)
Chapter 6 – Travels (vol. 57)
Chapter 7 – Retirement from the Business World (vol. 57)
Chapter 8 – Uyatan-kai (Rainy Night Tales Society) (vol. 57)
Chapter 9 – Death (vol. 57)
Chapter 10 – Funeral and Buddhist Memorial Service (vol. 57)
Chapter 11 – Will (vol. 57)
Chapter 12 – Succession (vol. 57)
Chapter 13 – Memorial Service (vol. 57)
Chapter 14 – Commemorative Projects (vol. 57)
Chapter 15 – Miscellaneous (vol. 57)

Chronology by Industry
Chronology by Industry (vol. 58)
Accumulated Table of Contents (vol. 58)
Alphabetical Index to Table of Contents (vol. 58)

Supplementary Volumes:
Diary (sup. vol. 1-2)
List of Meeting Dates and Times (sup. vol. 2)
Correspondence (sup. vols. 3-4)
Lectures (sup. vol. 5)
Talks (sup. vols. 5-8)
Extra Profits (sup. vol. 8)
Abridged Correspondence (sup. vol. 8)
List of Names of Correspondents (sup. vol. 8)
Ryumon Zasshi Index (sup. vol. 8)
Calligraphy (sup. vol. 9)
Photographs (sup. vol. 10)


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