- The Archives holds records created since the Bank of Japan was founded,
although some important records were lost in the fires that followed the
Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and in the damage that occurred during World
- Most of the records in the Archives are written in Japanese, with some
records handwritten. Those seeking to use the Archives for research will
require Japanese literacy.
- Archival materials are recorded in a variety of media, such as paper, microfilm,
optical disk, and videotape. The majority of materials are in the form
of paper or microfilm.
- BOJ Archives Catalogues(in Japanese)