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Kyujanggak jaryo chongseo (Kyujanggak Series)

Detailed List of Kyujanggak Jaryo Chongseo 奎章閣資料叢書 (Kyujanggak Series) - Uigwe pyeon 儀軌篇 (Series of Manuals of State Events) Hwaseong seong-yeok uigwe 華城城役儀軌 (Manual for the Construction Works of Hwaseong Wall City), 1994, 2 volumes.Manual of the construction of the Hwaseong wall-city in 1794-1796. All affairs related with the construction work are recorded in detail.Gukjo bogam gamincheong uigwe 國朝寶鑑監印廳儀軌 (Manual of the Publication of Gukjo Bogam), 1997, 1 volume. Manual of the provisional office in charge of the publication of the Gukjo bogam (Precious Mirror for Succeeding Reigns), an official history of succeeding reigns of Joseon, in 1782. The compiling procedure, staff members, expenditure, and so on are recorded in detail. Jongmyo uigwe 宗廟儀軌 上?下 (Manual of Royal Shrine), 1997, 2 volumes. Manual of the royal shrine, Jongmyo, compiled in 1706. The institutional matters, procedures of offering ceremonies, and so on are recorded in detail with illustrations. Sajikseo uigwe 社稷署儀軌 (Manual of Office of the National Altar), 1997, 1 volume. Manual of the Sajikseo, the office in charge of the National Altar, Sajikdan 社稷壇, where the land god and the grain god were worshiped. The facilities, personnel, kinds and procedure of the offerings, and so on are recorded. Compiled in 1783.Yeongjeop dogam docheong uigwe-Yeongjeop dogam mimyeonsaek uigwe 迎接都監都廳儀軌?迎接都監米麵色儀軌 (Manual of the Office of Superintendency of the Welcome Reception; Manual of the Cooking Officials in the Superintendency of the Welcome Reception), 1998, 1 volume. The first work is the manual for the office in charge of receiving the Chinese embassies describing the various works concerned and related documents. The second one is the manual of the cooking (lit., 'rice and noodle') officials and foods and other materials needed to serve the Chinese embassies. Both were compiled in 1609. Yeongjeop dogam Sajecheong uigwe 迎接都監賜祭廳儀軌 (Manual of the Office of the Royal Offering Ceremony), 1998, 1 volume. Manual of the office in charge of receiving mourners, offering ceremonies for deceased King Seonjo, and other necessary duties and goods needed, compiled in 1609. Hoseong seonmu jeongnan gongsin ui?Hoseong seonmu wonjong gongsin dogam ui 扈聖宣武淸難功臣都監儀?扈聖宣武原從功臣都監儀 (Patterns for the Superintendency for the Merit Subjects of Hoseong, Seonmu, and Jeongnan; Patterns for the Superintendency for the Merit Subjects of Wonjong and of the Merit Subjects of Hoseong and Seonmu), 1999, 1 volume. The first work records the patterns of rewarding the merit subjects, who accompanied the King to the north during the Japanese invasion of Hoseong in 1601-1604, ; those of Seonmu, who militarily devoted themselves to protect the nation from the Japanese invaders; and those of Jeongna, who contributed to subduing the Yi Mong-hak's rebellion in 1607. The second work is the record of rewarding the merit subjects of the secondary class, Wonjong, i.e., the family members or others closely related with the merit subjects of Hoseong and Seonmu. Somu Yeongsa nokhun dogam uigwe 昭武寧社綠勳都監儀軌 (Manual of Superintendency of Rewarding the Merit Subjects of Somu and Yeongsa), 1999, 1 volume.Record of rewarding the Merit Subjects Somu, who contributed to subduing the treasons of Yi In-geo in 1627, and the Merit Subjects Yeongsa, who prevented the rebellion of Yu Hyo-rip in 1628.Myeongseong hwanghu gukjang dogam uigwe (明成皇后國葬都監儀軌 Manual of Superintendency for the State Funeral of Empress Myeongseong-hwanghu) 2000, 3 volumes.An uigwe recording the ceremonies and procedures concerned with the state funeral of Empress Myeongseon-hwanghu, who was killed by Japanese assassins in 1895.Hongneung salleung dogam uigwe ? Hongneung seogeui jungsu dogam uigwe (洪陵山陵都監儀軌?洪陵石儀重修都監儀軌 Manual of Superintendency for the construction and stonework repairs of Hongneung, the royal tomb of Empress Myeongseong-hwanghu) 2000, 2 volumes.An uigwe recording the construction process and the repairs made to the stonework set before Hongneung, the royal tomb of Empress Myeongseong-hwanghu.Seonjo sillok sujeongcheong uigwe - Injo sillok chansucheong uigwe - Hyojong sillok chansucheong uigwe (宣祖實錄修正廳儀軌-仁祖實錄纂修廳儀軌-孝宗實錄纂修廳儀軌 Manual of the Office of Revision of the Annals of King Seonjo, Manual of the Office of Revision and Compilation of the Annals of King Injo, Manual of the Office of Revision and Compilation of the Annals of King Hyojong) 2000, 1 volume.An uigwe recording the process of revising and compiling the sillok of Kings Seonjo, Injo and Hyojong, between the years 1631 and 1661.Myeongseong hwanghu binjeon honjeon dogam uigwe (明成皇后殯殿魂殿都監儀軌 Manual of Superintendency for the binjeon dogam and honjeon dogam of Empress Myeongseong-hwanghu) 2001, 3 volumes.An uigwe recording the proceedings at the binjeon dogam (royal coffin hall) and the honjeon dogam (royal memorial hall) for the funeral of Empress Myeongseong-hwanghu. Gojong daerye uigwe (高宗大禮儀軌 Manual of ceremonies for the coronation of Emperor Gojong) 2001, 1 volume.An uigwe recording the ceremonies related to the imperial coronation of Emperor Gojong and his proclamation of the Great Han Empire in 1897.Seogwol yeonggeon dogam uigwe (西闕營建都監儀軌 Manual of Superintendency for the reconstruction of the western palace) 2001, 1 volume. An uigwe recording the two-year reconstruction process of Gyeonghui Palace, destroyed by fire in 1829, starting in 1830. Daesarye uigwe (大射禮儀軌 Manual of the Shooting Ceremony) 2001, 1 volume.An uigwe recording the preparations for and the proceedings of the Shooting Ceremony held by King Yeongjo in Seonggyungwan (National Confucian Academy), in the year 1742. Chingyeong uigwe (親耕儀軌 Manual of King's Cultivation of Land) 2001, 1 volume.An uigwe recording the ceremony of Chingyeong, the king personally participates in land cultivation, held twice in the years 1739 and 1767. - Beopjeon pyeon 法典篇 (Series of Legal Codes of Joseon)Gyeongguk daejeon 經國大典 (Grand Code of Managing the Nation), 1997, 1 volume.National code of the Joseon Kingdom. It had been completed by 1469 and thereafter had been the standard code of the nation until the end of the 19th century, being regarded as "the law that can never be altered" (永世不易之法). All the articles in this code were preserved in all the later compendia. If there was a certain change, the original form in the Gyeongguk daejeon was entered under the character won 原 ("originally"); if there was an additional regulation, it was entered under the character sok 續 ("continuation"). Daejeon songnok-Daejeon hu songnok-Kyeongguk daejeon juhae 大典續錄-大典後續錄-經國大典註解 (Supplement of the Grand Code-Later Supplement of the Grand Code-Annotations of the Grand Code of Managing the Nation), 1997, 1 volume. A collection of three works. The first supplement to the Gyeongguk daejeon was enacted in 1492 and the later supplement, in 1543. The Annotations, published in 1555, includes explanations on difficult expressions and unusual words found in the Gyeongguk daejeon.Gaksa sugyo-Sugyo jimnok-Sinbo sugyo jimnok 各司受敎-受敎輯錄-新補受敎輯錄 (Royal Decrees Received by Government Offices-Collection of Royal Decrees?New Supplement of Collection of Royal Decrees), 1997, 1 volume. A collection of three collections of royal decrees. The first one is a collection of decrees received by the Six Ministries, the Capital Prefecture, and the Office in Charge of Slaves from 1546 until 1576. The Sugyo jimnok is a collection of royal decrees and regulations received by the local governments after the Later Supplement of the Grand Code was published, compiled by the royal order in 1698. The Sinbo sugyo jimnok is a collection of royal instructions and orders in the late Joseon period, compiled in 1739. Jeollok tongo 典錄通考 (Comprehensive Inquiry into the Grand Code and the Supplements), 1997, 2 volume. This is a combined work of the Grand Code, the Supplements of the Grand Code, and the Collection of Royal Decrees, compiled in 1707. Sok daejeon 續大典 (Continuation of the Grand Code), 1998, 1 volume. Collection of the supplementary articles to the Grand Code, published in 1746.Daejeon tongpyeon 大典通編 (Comprehensive Compilation of the Grand Code), 1998, 2 volumes. This is an overall compilation of the Grand Code, the Supplements to the Grand Code, and the royal decrees issued after the publication of the latter, published in 1785. Jeonnyul tongbo 典律通補 (Comprehensive Supplements to the Grand Code and Laws), 1998, 2 volume. This work is a compilation of the articles of the current criminal laws in Korea and those in Dae Myeongnyul 大明律 (The Grand Ming Law), the criminal law of the Ming dynasty, compiled by Ku Yun-myeong in 1786.Daejeon hoetong 大典會通 (Collective Understanding of the Grand Code), 1999, 2 volumes.Revised and enlarged edition of the Daejeon tongpyeon of 1785, compiled by Cho Tu-sun by royal order in 1865. Yukjeon jorye 六典條例 (Regulations of the Six Codes), 1999, 2 volumes.Collection of the regulations of the governments offices, compiled in 1867.Yangjeon pyeongo - Eundae jorye (兩銓便攷?銀臺條例 Book of the two Ministries,Procedures of the Seungjeongwon) 2000, 1 volume.The Yangjeon pyeongo is a reference book for the rules and procedures of the Ijo (Ministry of Personnel) and the Byeongjo (Ministry of the Military). The Eundae jorye is a reference book for the procedures of the Seungjeongwon (Royal Secretariat). Eundae pyeongo (銀臺便攷 The history and official duties of the Seungjeongwon) 2001, 1 volume.A book that compiles the history and the official duties of the Seungjeongwon (Royal Secretariat), the office in charge of royal documents. Daemyeongnul jighae (大明律直解 Translation of the Daemyeongnul) 2001, 1 volume.An Idu translation of the Daemyeongnul, the penal code of Ming China, published in 1395.Daemyeongnul ganghae - Daemyeongnul burye (大明律講解-大明律附例 Notes for the Daemyeongnul, Case histories for the Daemyeongnul) 2001, 3 volumes.The Daemyeongnul ganghae is a collection of notes on the Daemyeongnul, the penal code of Ming China. Daemyeongnul burye is a book that lists the related legal examples and case histories. - Munhak pyeon 文學篇 (Series of Literature) Heumyeong 欽英, 1997, 6 volumes.Collection of Yu Man-ju's daily records from 1775 until 1787. (Byeolbon) Dongmunseon (別本)東文選 (Selected Works of Korean Literature, a Different Edition), 1998, 4 volumes. Collection of selected poems of Korean writers in successive periods of time, compiled by Song Sang-gi and others by the order of the king in 1713. Cheonggu yadam 靑邱野談 (Stories of the Green Hill [Korea]), 1999, 6 volumes. Collection of stories written by Korean authors until the beginning of the 19th century. Daedong siseon (大東詩選 Selection of Korean poetry) 2001, 2 volumes.A revised and enlarged edition of Haedong siseon (海東詩選), a selection of the Korean poetry in chinese letter compiled by Min Baek-sun (閔百順, 1711~1774). - Jiriji pyeon 地理志篇 (Series of Gazetteers) Gangwondo eupji 江原道邑誌 (Gazetteers of the Prefectures in the Province of Gangwondo), 1997, 6 volumes. Collection of the gazetteers of fifty prefectures in Gangwondo preserved in the Kyujanggak.Gyeonggido eupji 京畿道邑誌 (Gazetteers of the Prefectures in the Province of Gyeonggido), 1998, 5 volumes.Collection of the gazetteers of seventy-nine prefectures in Gyeonggido, preserved in the Kyujanggak. Chungcheongdo eupji (忠淸道邑誌 Gazetteers of the Prefectures in the Province of Chungcheongdo ) 2001, 6 volumes. Collection of the Gazetteers of fifty-eight prefectures in Chungcheongdo, preserved in the Kyujanggak. - Yuhak pyeon 儒學篇 (Series of the Books concerning Confucianism) Ogyeong baekseon (五經百選 100 selections from the five Confucian classics) 2000, 1 volume. A book of 100 key passages from the Ogyeong (five Confucian classics), compiled in 1798. Juseo baekseon - Asong (朱書百選-雅誦) 2000, 1 volume. The Juseo baekseon is a collection of 100 letters selected by King Jeongjo out of the correspondence of Chu-tzu, compiled in 1794. The Asong is a collection of exemplary verse written by Chu-tzu, selected by King Jeongjo. Eojeong daehakyuui (御定大學類義 Royal selections from Great Learning) 2001, 3 volumes.A collection of key passages personally selected by King Jeongjo from Daehak (大學), Daehakyeonui (大學衍義), and Daehakyeonuibo (大學衍義補) in 1799, intended to serve as a textbook of kingship.

 
Gomunseo (Old Document Series)

Detailed List of Gomunseo 古文書 (Old Documents Series), 1986-1999 1. Kugwang munseo 國王文書 (Royal Documents), Wangsil munseo 王室文書 (Royal Family Documents), 1986. Contents: Royal Documents: jade-book writings (eulogies of former kings or queens written on the occasions of posthumous names dedication, inscribed on jades), covenants of the merit subjects, royal decrees, royal answers (for memorials or proposals of the subjects), royal words, royal memorandums (addressed to royal relatives or retainers), royal letters of appointment of provincial governors, royal instructions bestowed upon government offices, royal orders, royal opinions (on rewards or punishments, conveyed to the offices in charge), royal letters of appointments (to the higher-ranking offices), royal letters of appointments (to the lower-ranking offices), royal certificates of emoluments, royal addresses at offerings for deceased merit officials, and so on. Royal Family Documents: letters addressed to the king about auspicious or evil events, orders of the crown prince (on acting royal duty), orders of the crown prince, remonstrations, self-written official reports, official reports to the throne, orders of empowering certain matters upon the lower persons, addresses for offering ceremonies. and so on. 2. Gwanbu munseo 官府文書 (Documents of the Government Offices), 1987.Contents: letters addressed to the king about auspicious or evil events, letters of greetings, drafts of memorials, simple reports, reports to the throne, catalogues appended to the reports, local governor's written reports to the throne, letters of receiving and following the royal orders (presented to the throne by the officials), lists of (three) suggestions for posthumous names, lists of recommendation (of three persons for an official post), lists of evaluations (of officials), lists of local tribute items, lists of royal presents, official letters exchanged between offices, reports of lower (especially local) offices to the higher offices (especially in the capital), and so on.3. Gwanbu munseo 官府文書 (Documents of the Government Offices), 1987.Contents: memorials. 4. Gwanbu munseo 官府文書 (Documents of the Government Offices), 1987.Contents: reports of local offices to the higher offices (in the capital). 5. Gwanbu munseo 官府文書 (Documents of the Government Offices), 1988.Contents: reports of local offices, catalogues of official documents.6. Gwanbu munseo 官府文書 (Documents of the Government Offices), 1989. Contents: reports of transfer of official duty, letters of appointment of low-ranking officials, certificates of permission (for doing something prohibited), certificates of name change, certificates of donations (for relief), horse-using certificates, official documents sent from a higher to lower level office, official instruction, official notices, certificates of special mission, royal memorandums about posthumous names, lists of recommendation (of three persons for an official post), itineraries of official visits, travel expenses, and so on.7. Gwanbu munseo 官府文書 (Documents of the Government Offices), 1991. Contents: official papers, list of official papers, petitions, reports, official documents exchanged between local civil functionaries, official tips, tipping customs of newly appointed officials, certificates of official judgements, affidavits, official certification for filing petitions. certificates of exemption from preliminary examinations (for civil service examinations), official notices, and so on. 8-10. Gwanbu munseo 官府文書 (Documents of the Government Offices), 1992-1994.Contents: certificates of household registration, (triennial) household registration forms, and household registers11-12. Gwanbu munseo 官府文書 (Documents of the Government Offices): 1995-1996.Contents: daily newsletters (issued by the Office of Royal Secretariate)13-15. Gwanbu munseo 官府文書 (Documents of the Government Offices), 1996-1997.Contents: 節目, regulations for official works, letters of official decisions16-19. Sain munseo 私人文書 (Private Documents), 1998-1999.Contents: petitions

 
Publication of the Holdings (Reprints)

-Publication of the Holdings Photographic reproductions of certain works, including the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty, found in the Kyujanggak collections, began during the Japanese colonial period. The Annals were reproduced again in the late 1950s to early 1960s by the National History Compilation Committee. A number of books of special interests were selected and published by the Seoul National University Library or other institutes in the 1960s to 1970s. Beginning the early 1980s, the Kyujanggak has published a series of large collections as follows. Ilseongnok 日省錄 (The Record of Daily Reflections), 1982-1996, 86 volumes.For this work, see under "The National Treasures and The Treasures" above. From 1967 to 1974, the Seoul National University Classics Publication Committee published in forty-six volumes a photographic reproduction of this work covering the period from early years of King Cheoljong's reign and to the reign of King Gojong, encompassing roughly the second half of the 19th century. In 1982, the Division of Kyujanggak Collections in the Seoul National University Library began another initiative to publish the full text of this work and by 1991, twenty-eight volumes had been published. After the Kyujanggak became an independent institution in 1992, it continued the project and by 1996, eighty-six volumes had been published after almost fifteen years. Gomunseo 古文書 (Old Documents), 1986-, 19 volumes. In 1978, a project to publish the old documents preserved in the Kyujanggak was initiated. Publication of old documents involves such steps as, treating for handling and preserving the centuries old papers, classifying, and often, transcribing the contents written in the grass style (Choseo 草書) into the formal style (haeseo 楷書) of Chinese writing. In 1986, the first volume, containing royal documents of various kinds, was published. From 1987 until 1997, the documents issued by government offices had been published in fourteen volumes (Volumes 2-15). From 1998 until 1999, private documents were published in four volumes (Volumes 16-19). For details, see "List of Publications" below. Kyujanggak Jaryo Chongseo, Keumho Series 奎章閣資料叢書 錦湖시리즈 (Keumho Series of Kyujanggak Collections), 1991- Upon receiving financial support from the Keumho Group, the Keumho Series project was initiated. The Keumho Series consisted of several sub-series of collections or reprints of the old collections: collections of laws and orders at the end of the Joseon dynasty, reprints of the collections of documents of the Department of Royal Household at the end of the dynasty, reprints of the collections of documents of the State Council at the end of the dynasty, reprints of the collections of documents related with relations with Japan, reprints of manuals of national events, and collections of legal documents at the end of the dynasty. From 1991 until 1999, a total of seventy-seven volumes was published in these series. For details, see "List of Publications" below. Kyujanggak Jaryo Chongseo 奎章閣資料叢書 (Kyujanggak Collection Series), 1991-. Beginning in 1994, the Kyujanggak began publishing works of special interest selected from among its holdings. Under this plan was published the manual of construction of Hwaseong wall-city, the manual of offering services at the royal shrine, the collection of royal and official seals, legal codes, cultural geography, local gazetteers, literature, and so on. For details of the published works in this series see "List of Publications" below. -Publication of Old Maps Haedong jido 海東地圖 (Atlas of Korea), 1995, 3 volumes. In 1994 the Kyujanggak initiated a project to reproduce some of the old maps, with a grant received from the Samsung Fine Art Cultural Foundation. As a result of the project, this collection was published in 1995. The first two volumes feature photo-reproductions of the old map-collection of the 18th century. The third volume includes an introduction to the maps and an index. The original Haedong jido consisting of some 400 sheets of colored maps bound in eight books was published in 1750. It is considered one of the masterpieces of maps produced in the late Joseon period. Gojong dae gunhyeon jido 高宗代郡縣地圖 (Prefectural Maps of the King Gojong Era), 1994-1995. Of the 458 colored prefectural maps produced in 1872, sixty-four were reproduced and published in 1994 and fifty in 1995. These colored and copiously annotated maps are considered valuable resources for researching the conditions and military infrastructure of the provinces during the late Joseon dynasty. Joseon Hugi Jibang Jido 朝鮮後期地方地圖 (Provincial Maps of the Late Joseon Period), 1996-. Beginning in 1996 the Kyujanggak began reproducing and publishing the prefectural maps made during King Gojong's reign in 1872. In 1996 eighty-four maps of the Jeollado province were published, in 1997 forty maps of the Gyeonggido province, and in 1998 fifty-four maps of the ChungCheongdo province, in 1999 one hundred ten maps of the Gyeongsangdo provinces.

 
Other Publications

Boin busin chongsu 寶印符信總數 (Complete Register of Royal Seals and Credentials), 1994, 1 volume. Illustrations of the royal seals and official credentials used during the reign of Emperor Gojong, compiled ca. 1900-1907.Hogu chongsu 戶口總數 (Complete Register of Households), 1996, 1 volume. Records of national census taken by prefectures in late 18th century. Mudang naeryeok 巫黨來歷 (The Origins of Female Shamans), 1996, 1 volume. A work describing and illustrating the large-scale exorcisms performed by female shamans in Seoul in the 19th century. Gongmun pyeonan yoyak 公文編案 要約 1-2 (Collection of Official Letters Summarized), 1999, 2 volumes. Collection of the official letters, in summary, exchanged between the Ministry of Finance and other offices in the central as well as local governments from 1894 until 1901, arranged by dates. Naejangwon gakdo gakgun sojang yoyak 內藏院各道各郡訴狀 要約 1-3 (Appeals of Provinces and Prefectures, Filed against the Office of Crown Property), 1998-1999, 3 volumes. Collection of appeals, in summary, filed against the Office of Crown Property by farmers, merchants, fishermen, local officials, and proxies of the landlords between 1895 and 1907, arranged by the cases. Gwandong sipkyeong 關東十境 (Ten Scenic Places in Gangwondo), 1999, 1 volume. Collection of ten paintings of the ten scenic places in the east coastal areas accompanied by sixty-six poems, compiled under the direction of ex-governor of Gangwongdo, Kim Sang-seong in 1746-1748. Oe-gyujanggak doseo mueosi munje-inga 외규장각 도서 무엇이 문제인가 (What are the problems of the collections of the Kyujanggak Annex?), 1999, 1 volume. Collection of the history of the French taking of the books from the Kyujanggak annex in Ganghwado island and modern studies regarding the return of them to Korea.Kyujanggak myeongpum dorok (奎章閣名品圖錄 Selected items from the Kyujanggak Collections) 2000, 1 volume. A book introducing over 180 selected items, including National Treasures and Treasures, in the collection of the Kyujanggak Archives. The book lists items belonging to various different genres such as uigwe, maps and paintings.Hwadong seobeop (華東書法 Calligraphy of China and Joseon) 2001, 1 volume.A book in woodblock print, collecting the work of six calligraphers, including Mi Fu (米?), Cai Xiang (蔡襄), and Dong Ji Chang (董其昌) of China, and Han Ho (韓濩), Yun Sun (尹淳), and Yi Gwang-sa (李匡師) of Joseon. Dongguk Yeodo (東國輿圖 Map of Korea) 2001, 1 volume. A collection of colored maps including that of Seoul and the surrounding areas in the early 19th century.

 
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