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Japanese Studies *: Hinomoto Collection ひのもと文庫

General research guide for Japan/ Japanese studies, consisting of English and Japanese sources.

Hinomoto Collection

Hinomoto Bunko (library), one of the three affiliated libraries of Tenri Central Library, was established in 1954 to encourage Japanese studies outside Japan on the site of the Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. Since then, the collection has grown 40,000 volumes and served the general public including students and scholars of Japanese studies in Los Angeles. USC Libraries' now preserves and provides access to the 30,000 volumes of the original Hinomoto collection.