Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation/Information Resources Center


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Establishment of the Resource Center
Company History(Shashi) Project
Wood-block Print(Nishiki-e) Project
Collaborative Projects
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The Information Resources Center is the successor of the Resource Center for the History of Entrepreneurship, which was established in November 2003. With the goal of realizing Shibusawa Keizo's vision for a museum of Japanese business history in honor of Shibusawa Eiichi, the Center is dedicated to building a digital library and archive of rich references.


Providing Information on Shibusawa Eiichi


The development and provision of resources on Shibusawa Eiichi and his wide ranging activities, including business, social work, and private sector diplomacy.

Company History (Shashi) Project


The provision of resources on the history of the economic activities and social influences of businesses that embody the modernization of Japan.

Woodblock Print (Nishiki-e) Project


The creation of resources on woodblock prints depicting industrial scenes from the modernization and industrialization of Japan in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


Collaborative Projects


Collaboration with organizations and projects related to improving international access to and use of information and resources on Japan, with a focus on business history.

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