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Index for the NCJSC Newsletter, To-Ron
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Partial Index to Tō-Ron 刀諭, the NCJSC newsletter.
1977 thru 2000

By Jack Edick and Bob McCoy

Note: This is a partial index but may be useful.

| 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1992 | 1991 | 1990 | 1989 |
| 1988 | 1987 | 1986 | 1985 | 1984 | 1983 | 1982 | 1981 | 1980 | 1979 | 1978 | 1977 |

1977

Newsletter #1  1977

List of NCJSC Publications available from the club.
List of blades stolen from Mr. Bumpei, of the “New York Group”

Newsletter #2 1977

Kogatana by John Yumoto, 5pp, with charts!!

Newsletter #3  1977

Kogai and Kozuka by John Yumoto, 4pp, with charts!

1978

Newsletter #1 1978

Details on upcoming brochure by Lou and Kei Chappalear on the "Evolution of the Samurai Helmet" to be bound and distributed in spring of 1978.
Three interesting sukashi tsuba, 2pp

Newsletter #2 1978

The Thirtieth Anniversary of the NBTHK by Dr. Junji Homma. 3pp

Newsletter #3 1978

"Nunome" (a style of Japanese inlay work) by Bob Haynes, 3pp

Newsletter #4 1978

Lecture by Keith Austin, Traditional Steel Making for "Nippon-To": The Tatara Process, 6pp with drawings

Newsletter #5 1978

Description of  "Official Duties of the Main Officers" oh the NCJSC

1979

Newsletter #1 1979

Announcement of a lecture by John Yumoto on "Written Japanese used for Sword Study" to be published by the JSSUS
Announcement of publication of a 12 page "time-line" chronology of Bungo smiths, by John Yumoto to be mailed in early 1979 to members of NCJSC
Insert: “Japanese Sword Nomenclature”, A large foldout chart of illustrated sword nomenclature, by John Yumoto

Newsletter #2 1979

general club business only

Newsletter #3 1979

Sword Auction – Some Observations on the Park Bernet Samurai Sword Auction of January 25, 1979, New York, by George Phebus, 3pp

Newsletter #4 1979

A comment on the term "Shin-Gunto Mountings", by John Yumoto, 2pp

Newsletter #5 1979

General club business only

Newsletter #5(a) 1979

Announcement of the opening of Keith Austin’s forge in Yuba City

1980

Newsletter #1  1980

Mainline Goto Fittings, a talk by John Yumoto, 2pp

Newsletter #2   1980

Ninja by John Yumoto, 1pp

Talkletter #3   (Note: Newsletter name change) October 1980

Oshigata, A talk by John Yumoto, 1pp
The technique of making oshigata by Tokutaro Inuzuka, Condensed by Junzo Sato, 1pp

Talkletter #4  1980

No copy available

Talkletter #5  December 1980

Sword Papers & Sword Bags, Notes from a talk by John Yumoto, notes by Robert Hamilton

1981

Newsletter #1 January 1981

General business only.

Newsletter #2 February 1981

Lecture Presentation #1 Kanzan Oshigata by Dr. Kanzan Sato, 6pp

Newsletter #3 March 1981

General business only.

Newsletter #4 May 1981

Tribute to Jack Paras

Newsletter #5 June 1981

Notes from talk by John Yumoto on: nakago ana, fukusa, national treasures, Dyimyo/Shomyo, Tenryo/Goro, 2pp
A short annotated bibliography for beginning collectors of Japanese swords, by Arnold Frenzel, 4pp
Lecture presentation #2 By John Yumoto, Various topics including; Edge hardening, Period dates, Sword type names, Shinto tsuba makers of the west side of the main island. 3pp

Newsletter #6 July 1981

“Large Numbers of Counterfeit Antique Swords are in Circulation” (NBTHK scandal) – Part I, translated from “Nichi Bei Times”, San Francisco, Wednesday, July 8, 1981, 2pp
A note on Prices of Japanese swords, by John Yumoto, 1970, revised 1981, 1pp

Newsletter #7 August 1981

Insert – 'Counterfeit Antique Swords' (NBTHK scandal)  - Part II, translated from “Nichi Bei Times”, San Francisco, Saturday, July 11, 1981, 3pp
Lecture presentation by Keith Austin, 12pp

Newsletter #8 September 1981

“The Art of the Japanese Sword”, by Robert Hughes, reprinted with permission, 10pp

Newsletter #9 (October) 1981

Letters and articles covering the return to Japan, of a Yoshitake blade, once belonging to Yoshida Chuzaemon, number two samurai under Oishi Kuranosuke, of 47 Ronin fame.

Newsletter #10 November 1981

‘The Appreciation of Japanese Armour” by Louis Chappelear, 13pp

1982

Newsletter #1 February 1982

Announcement of publication, in approximately 8 installments, of a translation by John Yumoto, of the Kinko Meikan (1977), each to be mailed to members.
Additional Letters and articles covering the return to Japan, of a Yoshitake blade, once belonging to Yoshida Chuzaemon Kanesuke, number two samurai under Oishi Kuranosuke, of 47 Ronin fame.

Newsletter #2 March 1982

Notes on Gerald Wilda’s trip to Japan, after returning the Yoshitaka blade, 1pp

Newsletter #3 June 1982

General business only.

Newsletter #4 July 1982

Announcement that reprints of the Yamanaka “Nihonto Newsletter” are available from the JSS/US
Insert - NCJSC 1982 Membership list.

Newsletter #5 September 1982

New “Hozon Token” System for NBTHK Shinsas beginning in September of 1982, 3pp
Q and A with Yoshindo Yoshihara, 2pp
Article on WWII ‘Zero’ pilots reunion, Nichi Bei Times, August 24, 1982, 1pp

Newsletter #6 November 1982

Japan Trip, September 1982, by Dale Mc Goon, 7pp
Oshigata Techniques by John Yumoto, 3pp
List of recovered stolen items from a New England house, 7pp

1983

Newsletter #1 January 1983

Announcement of the death of Sumitaka Albert Yamanaka, 3pp
Announcement of the death of Gerald Wilda
Additional Letters and articles covering the return to Japan, of a Yoshitake blade, once belonging to Yoshida Chuzaemon Kanesuke, number two samurai under Oishi Kuranosuke, of 47 Ronin fame.
The History of Sengakuji Temple, 8pp
Plans for a “Take-Down Katana-Kaki”, by John Grimmitt, 2 pp

Newsletter #2 March 1983

Pursuing the way of a Swordsmith, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, 1pp
Letter of resignation of the newsletter editor, Dale Mc Goon, 2pp
“Notes on the Samurai Sword Festival, ‘83”, by Hiroko Kapp, 4pp
Itinerary of the “Seventh Annual Samurai Sword & Cultural Tour of Japan”, to be lead by John Yumoto, 5pp

Newsletter #3 March 1983

“Swordsmiths of the Bizen Province”, by Paul Allman, 6pp

Newsletter #4 November 1983

“Unsigned Swords”, by Paul Allman, 2pp

Newsletter #5 December 1983

General announcements and club business only.

1984

August Newsletter 1984

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 31-36

1985

April Newsletter 1985

Details of preparation for the “Pacific Heritage Exhibit”, 5pp

1986

July Newsletter 1986

General announcements and club business only.

August Newsletter 1986

General announcements and club business only.

October Newsletter 1986

General announcements and club business only.

November Newsletter 1986

General announcements and club business only.

1987

January 1987

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 137-142

February 1987

Announcement of book publication “Japanese Armor Makers for the Samurai”, by Kei Kaneda Chappelear
“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 143-148

March 1987

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 149-154

May 1987

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 155-160

July 1987

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 161-164

August 1987

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 165-170

September 1987

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 171-176

October 1987

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 177-182

November 1987

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 183-188
"Five types of Ancient Tsuba" A talk given before the NCJSC, November 8, 1987, by Alan Harvie, 3 pp

1988

Jan 1988

 “Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 189-194

Feb 1988

 “Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 144a, 195-197

Mar 1988 

Kantei Nyusatsu, Wakizashi by Awataguchi Ikkanshi Tadatsuna Hori do Saku
Kantei Nyusatsu, Katana by Awataguchi Oni no Kami Tadatsuna   

Apr 1988

Kantei Nyusatsu, Wakizashi attributed to the Nambokucho Uda
List of sword dealers in Japan

Jun 1988

“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 1-6

July 1988

Kantei Nyusatsu, Uchikatana by Bishu Osafune Sukemitsu

Aug 1988

Kantei Nyusatsu, Tachi attributed to Yamato Hosho or Taima
Old map of Japan's three main islands Routes and Provinces, 1pp

Sep 1988

Kantei Nyusatsu, Wakizashi signed Izumi on Kami Kinmichi
“Kinko Meikan” translation, pages 7-12

Oct 1988

Announcement of John Masayuki Yumotos death.
Eulogy read at the Funeral of John Masayuki Yumoto on 5 October 1988 by Cary Condell
Early Memories of John M. Yumoto by Alan Harvie
Biography of John Masayuki Yumoto

1989

No Newsletters available

1990

February 1990

Kantei Blade - O-suriage tachi, signed, Gaku-mei, Bishü Osafune Masamitsu, 1pp
Pages 35-38 of the corrected translation of the Kinkō Meikan

March 1990

Pages 31-32, 37-40 of the corrected translation of the Kinkō Meikan

April 1990

"Tsuba Shapes" by Alan Harvie, 3 pp
Kantei Blade - Osaka Shinto Katana signed Awataguchi Omi no Kami Tadatsuna, 1pp

June 1990

Pages 45-48 of the corrected translation of the Kinkō Meikan

July 1990

Second Lesson of the NTHK "Novice Course"

August 1990

Final four pages, 49-52 of the corrected translation of the Kinkō Meikan. This completes the correction of captions 1a to 151b.

November 1990

Lesson Five of the NTHK "Novice Course", pp 45-52

December 1990

Lesson Six of the NTHK "novice Course", pp 53-60
Kantei Blade - O-wakizashi signed Chikushu Ju Minamoto Shigekane, 1pp

1991

February 1991

Lesson Eight of the NTHK "novice Course", pp 71-80
Kantei Blade - Shinto Katana, signed, Hizen no Kuni Kawachi no Kami Fujiwara Masahiro, 1pp

March 1991

Lesson Nine of the NTHK "novice Course", pp 81-90
Kantei Blade - Meiji Katana, signed, Bishu Okayama Ju Henmi Chikukansai Yoshitaka (with Kao), 1pp

April 1991

Lesson Nine of the NTHK "novice Course", pp 91-98
Kantei Blade - Showa tachi, signed, Minamoto Yoshichika, 1pp

May 1991

Lesson 10 of the NTHK "novice Course", pp 99-106

July 1991

NTHK "novice Course", pp 117-126

August 1991

NTHK "novice Course", pp 127-136

September 1991

NTHK "novice Course", pp 137-146

November 1991

NTHK "novice Course", pp 161-174
Dr. Honmma Junji Sensei, April 16, 1904 - August 29, 1991, Rest In Peace

December 1991

NTHK "novice Course", pp 175-184
Notice of Henry Taketa's death, and a tribute.

1992

April 1992

NTHK "novice Course", pp 213-220

May 1992

NTHK "novice Course", pp 221-228

June 1992

Kantei Blade - Shinto blade, signed, (Kikumon) Shinano no Kami Minamoto Nobuyoshi, 1pp
Notes on a Gendai Ken, by Sugawara Minamoto Kanenori
History of the Japanese Sword I, from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 1-8, 8 pp

July 1992

"The Umetada Name Signature and their use of the Plum-Blossom Rebus" by Alan Harvie, 2 pp
History of the Japanese Sword II, from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 9-14, 6 pp

October 1992 (partial)

Kantei Blade - Koto Uchigatana, signed, Bishu Osafune Sukemitsu, 1pp

November 1992

"History of the Japanese Sword, Kamakura Period - 1184-1333" from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 1-13, 13 pp

December 1992

"History of the Japanese Sword, Yoshino (Nambokucho)  Period - 1334-1393" from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 14-21, 8 pp

1993

January 1993

"History of the Japanese Sword, Muromachi Period - 11394-1466" from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 23-28, 6 pp

February 1993

Kantei blade, Kanbun Katana signed Yasutsugu Motte Namban Tetsu ni Oite Bushu Edo Saku Kore.
"History of the Japanese Sword, Sengoku ( Momoyama) Period - 1467-1595" from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 29-34, 6 pp

March 1993

Japanese Rice Glue: the Edible Adhesive by Sandor Nagyszalanczy, 1 pp
"History of the Japanese Sword, Tokugawa Period 1596-1780, Part I " from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 35-43, 9 pp

May 1993

"History of the Japanese Sword, Tokugawa Period, 1596-1780, Part II" from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 44-59,16 pp
"Japanese Knot" (Knots used on various parts of the Japanese Sword Mountings), Illustrated by C. Hay, 4 pp

June 1993

"Japanese Knot" (Knots used on various parts of the Japanese Sword Mountings), Illustrated by C. Hay, 2 pp
"History of the Japanese Sword, Tokugawa Period, 1596-1780, Part III" from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 60-69,10 pp

July 1993

"History of the Japanese Sword, Tokugawa Period, Shin Shinto, 1781-1868 " from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 70-75, 6 pp

August 1993

Kantie Blade, Shin Shinto Ko-wakizashi signed Soshu Sakura no Shi Hosokawa Tadayoshi Tsukuru
"History of the Japanese Sword, Gendai Period, 1868-1926 " from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, pgs 76-81, 6 pp

October 1993

"Tetsu Tsuba Kenkyū (A study of Iron Tsuba), Occasional Notes as Provided bu the NCJSC Index pages, 4 pp
"The 1993 San Francisco Token Kai, A Reoprt" by Richard Mantegani, 2 pp
Kantei Blade, Gendai Katana signed  Jōunsai Hayama Enshin Kore o Tsukuru
"The Flowering of the Gokaden, Part I" from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka,3 pp

November 1993

"The Flowering of the Gokaden, Part II" from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, 5 pp
"Echos, Enigmas and Empiricism" by R. H. Haynes, 9 pp

December 1993

"The Flowering of the Gokaden, Part III" from the Nihonto Newsletter by Albert Yamanaka, 14 pp
"Three Years and Two Thousand Sword Fittings Later" by R. H. Haynes, 6 pp

1994

Jan 1994

Supplement, Addenda and Corrigenda to Japanese Names and how to read them, by Albert J.Koop and Hogitaro Inada, R.E.H. 1993, 12pp

Feb 1994

 Supp.: Japanese Names and how to read them, Koop and Inada, 2pp

Mar 1994

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART "Opening the Book", by Francis Boyd, 4pp   

TSUBA: AN AESTHETIC STUDY, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E. Haynes, 4pp

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword     from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman, Part 4, Kantei Nyusatsu, 8pp

Apr 1994

A POSSIBLE RARE SIGNATURE OF SHODAI NOBUKUNI YOSHIMASA, by Ron Harmann, 4pp   

KO-HAGI TSUBA, Haynes, 1pp     

DOIGORO TSUBA, Haynes, 1pp 

AKASAKA TSUBA, Haynes, 5pp

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword    from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman, Part 5,    "Periods" in Japanese Sword History, 2pp      

May 1994                

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART "THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: PAUSING IN WONDERLAND" ,by Francis Boyd, 4pp

ALERT! Items stollen from England, 2pp

HAZAMA TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp 

SOTEN TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp   

Jun 1994

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART "THROUGH THE DOORWAY INTO THE FROZEN WORLD", by Francis Boyd, 2pp

SHIPPO TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp

ODA TSUBA, Haynes, 2pp

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword     from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman, Part 6, Origins of the Nihon To Historical Period - Pre 806 A.D., 8pp

Jul 1994

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART "THE EVOLUTION OF STRUCTURE" by Francis Boyd, 4pp      

KO-NARA TSUBA, Haynes, 2pp

YASUCHIKA AND OTHER KINKO TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword     from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman, Part 7, The Meaning of the Gokkaden, the Kuni and the Kaido; Their Origin, Use and Misuse in Kantei and Kansho, 5pp

Aug 1994

SHOKOKU TSUBA, KINKI DISTRICT, Haynes 5pp

IDENTIFICATION OF UNSIGNED TSUBA, by R. Burawoy, 10pp

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART "THE GOLDEN AGE" by Francis Boyd, 4pp          

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword    from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman, Part 7, (cont.), The Meaning of the Gokkaden, the Kuni and the Kaido; Their Origin, Use and Misuse in Kantei and Kansho, 6pp   

Sep 1994

CHUBU DISTRICT, Haynes, 5pp

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART "THE DEVOLUTION OF CONSTRUCTION" by Francis Boyd, 4pp     

BOOK REVIEW "ZEN & THE WAY OF THE SWORD; Arming The Samurai Psyche", by Winston L. King, 3pp

Oct 1994

KANTO DISTRICT, Haynes, 2pp

OU DISTRICT, Haynes, 2pp

CHUGOKU DISTRICT, Haynes, 3pp

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART "TAGISHI DO" (THE WAY OF THE SWORD POLISHER), by Francis Boyd, 6pp       

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword    from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman, Part 8, Yamashiro Province, The Rise of Yamashiro Den, Sanjo Munechika and the Sanjo School, 6pp          

Nov 1994       

Shikoku District, Haynes 1pp

Kyushu District, Haynes 6pp

THE SWORDS AND TSUBA OF BIZEN PROVINCE, 1pp

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART - CHAWAN NO NAKAJIMA SAN or "A CUP OF MR. NAKAJIMA'S TEA" ,by Francis Boyd, 6pp   

Is The Death Of Innocence The Beginning Or The End Of Real Appreciation?; Reflections on the Chicago Token Kai, by Paul R. Allman, 3pp

Dec 1994

THE HOSOKAWA AT KUMAMOTO IN HIRO, by Robert E. Haynes, 2pp

YAMATO TEGAI SURIAGE DAITO oshigata,  by Richard Mantegani,  2pp         

TSUBA  GEIJUTSU KO, Haynes, 3pp  

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART FARWARD INTO THE PAST THE SANAKE OF THINGS TO COME, by Francis Boyd, 3pp   

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword  from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman, Part 9, Yamashiro Province,

The Rise of Yamashiro Den, The Sanjo, School after Munechika, 6pp      

1995

Jan 1995

TSUBA  GEIJUTSU KO, Haynes, 3pp

AKIYAMA KAYUSAKU DAISHADAI SENSEI, by Robert E. Haynes, 6pp

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART SUNA NO KIN SAND OF GOLD by Francis Boyd, 4pp   

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword    from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman, Part 10, Yamashiro Province, Awataguchi School, 3pp   

Feb 1995

EUROPE NOVEMBER 1994, by Robert E. Haynes, 14pp

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN, Awataguchi School (cont.), 2pp  

Mar 1995

TSUBA Geijutsu Ko, Haynes, 4pp

TREASURES FROM THE 1994 SAN FRANCISCO TOKEN-KAI GASSAN SADAKATSU TACHI, by Richard Mantegani,  3pp    

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART MASAMUNE'S EDGE; STACKING THE DECK by Francis Boyd, 6pp    

Comments on Francis Boyd's Article, "Masamune's Edge" by Paul R. Allman, 3pp

Apr 1995

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword     from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman Part 10, Awataguchi School (cont.), 8pp    

HOJU TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp

HARRY WATSON, JUNIN BEIKOKUHO, A PYROTECHNICIAN OF THE INFORMATIONAL EXPLOSION, by Andrew Quirt, 2pp

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART CONTINENTAL CUISINE, The Emergence Of The "Japanese Sword" by Francis Boyd, 6pp  

May 1995

SHITOGI TSUBA, Haynes, 2pp     

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART, KANTEI NO DOGU, The Tools Of Kantei, by Francis Boyd, 4pp     

TREASURES FROM THE 1994 SAN FRANCISCO TOKEN-KAI SAEMON (NO) JO NOBUKUNI TANTO, by Richard Mantegani,  3pp    

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN A History of the Japanese Sword    from the NIHONTO Newsletter, 1968 to 1972, of Albert 'Kozan', Yamanaka, Edited and annotated by Paul R. Allman, Part 11, Yamashiro Province, RAI School, 7pp  

Jun 1995

TREASURES FROM THE 1994 SAN FRANCISCO TOKEN-KAI BIZEN MORIMITSU TACHI, by Richard Mantegani,  3pp    

THE LAST 100 YEARS, by Robert E. Haynes, 2pp   

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART YUBASHIRI "Letting The Steam Out", by Francis Boyd, 3pp   

AOI TSUBA, Haynes, 4pp

THE FLOWERING OF THE GOKKADEN, Part 11 (cont.),Yamashiro Province, RAI School, 3pp  

Jul 1995

THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART HABAKI TSUKURU, The Art ans Craft of Habaki, by Francis Boyd, 9pp   

TREASURES FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO TOKEN-KAI NANAKI SHIGEKUNI KWAKIZASHI, by Richard Mantegani,  3pp 

SEE DICK AND JANE, by Robert E. Haynes, 2pp

Aug 1995

(Insert 95-1)  - Kamakura Katchushi Tsuba Kamajura period C 1300
TOSHO TSUBA, Haynes, 8pp
NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI, Chaper One, by Francis Boyd, 5pp   
TREASURES FROM THE 1994 SAN FRANCISCO TOKEN-KAI GASSAN SADAYOSHI KATANA, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp   

Sep 1995

(Insert 95-2) - Kagamishi Tsuba,(mirror maker sword guard) Kamakura period, Circa mid to late 13'th century,  95-2
KATCHUSHI TSUBA, Haynes, 4pp
NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI, Chaper Two, by Francis Boyd, 4pp    
TREASURES FROM THE 1994 SAN FRANCISCO TOKEN-KAI TENNESHI (MASAHIRA) KO-WAKIZASHI, by Richard Mantegani,  3pp   
A Brief History of Japanese Armor, by William A. Galeno, 5pp

Oct 1995

NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI, Chaper Four, by Francis Boyd, 7pp        

SAOMOME TSUBA, Haynes, 4pp

WHAT I COLLECT, AND WHY, Robert E. Haynes, 3pp

TREASURES FROM THE 1994 SAN FRANCISCO TOKEN-KAI TAKEI NAOTANE WAKIZASHI, by Richard Mantegani, 4pp        

Nov 1995

(Insert #95-3) - Ichirobei Masanori, Kyo-Shoami School Tsuba, Edo Period Circa last third of 17'th Century, 95-3
SARUGA TSUBA, Haynes, pp3
KAMAKURA TSUBA, Haynes, pp1
THE SWORD AS A LITERATE ART, The Metallurgical Principles Involved In The Heat Treatment Of The Japanese Sword, by Francis Boyd, 6pp
COLLOQUIES CONCERNING KANEIE OF FUSHIMI, by Robert E. Haynes, 8pp
TREASURES FROM THE 1994 SAN FRANCISCO TOKEN-KAI EXHIBITION, Hizen YUKIHIRO I. TACHI, by Richard Mantegani,  3pp                    

Dec 1995

IROGANE KO-TSUBA, Haynes, 6pp
Haynes, Kaneie, Continued from Nov issue, pp 9-16, 8pp
NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI, Chapter Four, by Francis Boyd, 6pp
TREASURES FROM THE 1994 SAN FRANCISCO TOKEN-KAI, BIZEN OSAFUNE MOTOSHIGE O'SURIAGE WAKIZASHI, by Richard Mantegani,  3pp
(insert #95-4) Akasaka Tadamasa Shodai Tsuba, Edo Period Circa 17'th Century, 

1996

January 1996

Hubris, It Ain't Necessarily A Bad Thing  -or- Thank God For The Blinders Of Conceit, by Andrew Quirt, 3pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Onin Tsuba", pp 41 - 44
NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Five, by Francis Boyd, 4pp
A Brief Overview of Japanese Sword Mounts Of the Late Muromachi through Edo Periods, by Timothy J. Evans, 12pp
Insert - KAMIYOSHI MASATADA TSUBA, Late 18th/Early 19th Century, # 95-5, 1pp

February 1996

TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Heianjo zogan, Kaga and Bizen Yoshiro Tsuba", pp 45 -51
Treasures from the 1995 San Francisco Token-Kai - Tsuda Sukenao Katana, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp
The Tail Of Three Tyro, by Robert E. Haynes, 6pp
The International Conspiracy To Cheat Gaijin Collectors? -or- The Nippon Menace Revisited, By Andrew Quirt, 2pp
The Sword As A Literate Art - Thai Samurai, by Francis Boyd, 4pp
Insert - KAZUHIRO TOSHO TSUBA, Late Edo period, # 96-6, 1pp

March 1996

NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Six, by Francis Boyd, 4pp
Sakamoto Ryoma and Mutsu no Kami Yoshiyuki - Part 1, by Thomas C. Helm, 19pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Kaneiye Tsuba", pp 53 - 63
Insert - OWARI SUKASHI TSUBA, Muromachi period, # 96-7, 1pp

April 1996

TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Nobuiye Tsuba", pp 65 - 70
Treasures from the 1995 San Francisco Token-Kai - Edo Yasutsugu San-dai Katana, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp
The Sword As A Literate Art - Kokoro Utsuru - Reflections of the Heart, by Francis Boyd, 3pp
Sakamoto Ryoma and Mutsu no Kami Yoshiyuki - Part 2, by Thomas C. Helm, 25pp
"Seeking Jewels from the Sands" - Some Notes on Collecting Nihon To for Beginners - Part One: The Collecting World, by Paul R. Allman, 8pp
Insert - ONIN TAKA-ZOGAN TSUBA, Muromachi period, # 96-8, 1pp

May 1996

TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Nobuiye & Kanayama Tsuba", pp 71 - 79
Treasures from the 1995 San Francisco Token-Kai - Echigo no Kami Rai Kinmichi Katana, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp
The Sword As A Literate Art - Togizukare Shite Imasu Ka Imasen Ka, by Francis Boyd, 4pp
"Jewels from the Sands:" - Some Notes on Collecting Nihon To for Beginners - Part Two - How Do You Look at a Sword and What do You Look For?, by Paul R. Allman, 6pp
Insert - KO-TOSHO TSUBA, Muromachi period, # 96-9, 1pp

June 1996

NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Seven, by Francis Boyd, 4pp
"Jewels from the Sands:" - Some Notes on Collecting Nihon To for Beginners - Part Three - Rings of Power - and Knowledge, by Paul R. Allman, 5pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Owari, Yamakichibei, Hoan & sadahiro Tsuba", pp 81 - 92
Hisakuni and Awataguchi Den, by Richard Mantegani, 5pp
Insert - Awataguchi Hisakuni Tachi - Juyo Bijutsuhen (1942), Kamakura period, # 96-10, 2pp

July 1996

Non-competition Yields The Best Return--Trust Me -or- Monopolies Are Your Friend, by Andrew Quirt, 3pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Yagyu, Ko-Shoami, Kyo-shoami & Awa Shoami Tsuba", pp 93 - 104
Higo Enju, 7pp
NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Eight, by Francis Boyd, 3pp

August 1996

NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Nine, by Francis Boyd, 3pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Bizen Shoami, Iyo Shoami, & Aizu Shoami Tsuba", pp 105 - 115
The Use Of Brass In Early Japanese Tsuba, by Alan L. Harvie, 5pp
Proposed Explanation for the Ichimonji Hamon, by S. Hogg, 10pp

September 1996

TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Shonai Shoami, Akita Shoami, & Other Shoami Tsuba", pp 117 - 122
Comments, Questions and Personal Reactions from the Taikai, by Paul R. Allman, 2pp
NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Ten, by Francis Boyd, 5pp
Insert - Hoan I Tsuba, Momoyama/Edo period, # 96-12, 1pp

October 1996

TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Introduction to Higo Tsuba, Hirata Hikozo, & Hayashi Tsuba", pp 137 - 146
Bingo Province, by Kozan Yamanaka, 5pp
The Sword As A Literate Art - Continental Cuisine II, by Francis Boyd, 6pp
Treasures from the 1995 San Francisco Token-Kai - Soshu Ju Tsunahiro Katana, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp
Insert - Kanayama Tsuba, Muromachi period, # 96-13, 1pp

November 1996

Sword History - Gendai, (by Kozan Yamanaka ??), 4pp
Search for the Gendaito of General Yamashita & Admiral Yamamoto, by Clive Sinclaire, 2pp
"Jewels from the Sands:" - Some Notes on Collecting Nihon To for Beginners - Part Five - Looking for Roots, by Paul R. Allman, 4pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Nishigaki & Shimizu Tsuba", pp 147 - 154
Insert - Katchushi Tsuba, Muromachi/Momoyama period, # 96-14, 1pp

December 1996

Library notes, 2pp
Yasukuni Notes, by (Tom Helm?), 3pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Kamiyoshi,Suwa, Tani, Higo, and Toyama Tsuba", pp 155 - 167?, 10pp
NTHK Novice Course - (First instalment of the series), pages 1 - 22
Insert - Sonobe Yoshitsugu - MITO-KOROMONO - Early 19th Century, # 96-11, 2pp

1997

January 1997

Treasures from the 1997 San Francisco Token-Kai, Kanenaga (Kensho) Juyo Token, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Umitada Tsuba", pp 169 - 175
NTHK Novice Course, pages 23 - 42

February 1997

Kantei - Bizen Okayama no Ju Fujiwara Kunemune Katana, 3pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Three - MOKUGEKI SESSHU TSUBA NI TSUITE "Tsuba Which Struck My Eye", 6pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Bushu (Ito) Tsuba", pp 177 -181
NTHK Novice Course - The Yamato Den, pages 45 - 54
Insert - KAMAKURA BORI TSUBA, Momoyama period, # 96-15, 1pp

March 1997

NTHK Novice Course - The Yamato Den Continued, pages 55 - 61
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Choshu & Sunagawa Tsuba", pp 183 -188
NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Eleven, by Francis Boyd, 8pp
Kantei - Harima Daijo Shigetaka Group Katana, 6pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Four - Miscellaneous, 4pp
Insert - SAOTOME STYLE TSUBA, Late Muromachi / Early Momoyama period, # 96-16, 1pp

April 1997

Japanese Swordsmanship: Who Did What to Whom?, by ??, 9pp
IRON IS HARD - KINKO IS INTEMPERATE, by Robert E. Haynes, 4pp
"Hired Swords: The Rise of Private Warrior Power in Early Japan" - A Book Review, by Paul R. Allman, 2pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Tsuboi Tsuba", pp 167a -167b
Kantei - Mino Senjuin (Mumei, Muromachi) Katana, 5pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Five - Filling Hitsuana in Tsuba and its Care, 5pp
Insert - GOTO MITSUHIRO KOGAI, Late Edo period, # 97-1, 1pp

May 1997

NTHK Novice Course - The Yamashiro Den, pages 62 - 68
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Kinai, Akao, and Ko-Gitsune Tsuba", pp 189-193, 243
Yagyu Shinkage Ryu and Yagyu Tsuba, by Tom C. Helm, 8pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Six - Betsuyaku Nozan on Tachi Tsuba, 4pp
Insert - YAGYU SUIGETSU TSUBA, Edo period, # 97-2, 1pp

June 1997

In Memoriam - Keith Nobuhira Austin - July 5, 1934 - April 20, 1977, 3pp
SOPHISTRY SUPREME, by Robert E. Haynes, 5pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Seven, 7pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Glossary", pp 243-246
NTHK Novice Course - The Yamashiro Den Continued, pages 69-76
Insert - YAGYU NAMIGURUMA SUKASHI TSUBA, Edo period, # 97-3, 1pp

July 1977

Gunsmiths in Sakai, by Tsuguyasu Wada, 5pp
Club Library Holdings as of June 1997, 2pp
Sword Notes - Rai Kunitoshi N. T., by Nakamura Kaname (Fred Nakamura), 2pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Eight - Bishu Tsuba (Owari), 6pp
NAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Twelve, by Francis Boyd, 4pp
THE MAGNUM OPUS, by Robert E. Haynes, 5pp
NTHK Novice Course - The Yamashiro Den Continued, pages 77-84
Insert - YAGYU SANSEI SANKAKU TSUBA, Edo period, # 97-4, 1pp

August 1997

Summary of a presentation on 20th Century Swordsmiths of Tokyo - Part 1, by Chris Bowen, 3pp
More Thoughts on the Metallurgy of Japanese Blades, by Shannon Hogg, 10pp
Kantei - Sandai Edo Yasutsugu Katana, 4pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Chronology", pp 263-264
Stolen Samurai Swords, from Winfred G. Skelton, Jr., 2pp
Sword Notes - Go Yoshihiro J. B., by Nakamura Kaname (Fred Nakamura), 15pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Glossary", pp 247-249
Insert - KOGAI/KOZUKA - By GOTO TEIJO, Circa mid 17th Century, # 97-5, 2pp

September 1997

Summary of a presentation on 20th Century Swordsmiths of Tokyo - Part 2, by Chris Bowen, 3pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Nine - Inaba and Suruga, 9pp
What A Piece Of Work Is Man? Some Apparently Came Off The Assembly Line On A Monday, by Andrew Quirt, 2pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Glossary", pp 250-255
NTHK Novice Course - The Yamashiro Den Continued, pages 85-98

October 1997

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Ten - Hizen, 7pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Forging", pp 265-266
A Speculation on Possible Sources of Design in Yagyu Tsuba, by Timothy J. Evans, 5pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Surface Finishes", pp 267-268
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Glossary", pp 256, 259-261
NTHK Novice Course - The Bizen Den, pages 99-110

November 1997

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Eleven, 10pp
Kantei - Mino no Kami Fujiwara Ason Toshinori Wakizashi, 5pp
The New Experts - or - Children's Scissors: Shiny, Colorful, And Not Very Sharp, by Andrew Quirt, 2pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Coloring of Metals" & "Fukurin", pp 269-274
NTHK Novice Course - The Bizen Den Continued, pages 111-120

December 1997 (In the box with 1998)

Summary of a presentation on 20th Century Swordsmiths of Tokyo - Part 3 (End), by Chris Bowen, 4pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Twelve, 6pp
TSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Glossary", pp 257-258, "Composition of Metals", pp279-281, Vontents and Appendices", 5 pp "Inlay Styles", pp 275-277
A Man on the Edge (AMOTE), Paul Bunyon's Travels in the Orient, The first of a series by Tom Helm, 7p
Insert 97-6 - KAGA YOSHIRO-ZOGAN TSUBA, Momoyama period (circa 1575-1600), 1pp

1998

Jan 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly,       annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Thirteen KYUSAKU...About the Periods of Tsuba, 6pp
The Lundgren Auction, 10pp
The Yasutsugu Swordsmiths, by Frederick M. Weissberg, Dec 1997, 14pp
Kantei - Hizen-To, 3pp
Insert - HEIANJO-ZOGAN TSUBA, Muromachi period, 1pp

Feb 1998

Addenda added after 1993 (from 1993 to 1997) to, Japanese Names and how to read them, by Albert J. Troop & Hogitaro Inada, 3pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly,       annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Fourteen Akasaka, 7pp
Novice Course - The Soshu Den, pages 121 - 125
Yasutsugu - 10pp
Monthly Kantei - Fujishima School, 5pp
Insert - HEIANJO-TSUBA, Edo Period, 1pp

Mar 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Fifteen Talk about Tsuba, 5pp
Novice Course - Hamon, pages 126 - 146,
Monthly Kantei -
Insert - none

Apr 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Sixteen Keeping Iron Tsuba, 6pp
A Man on the Edge, by Tom Helm, 2pp
Treasures from the 1997 San Francisco Token-Kai, Omi (no) Kami Tadatsuna Wakizashi, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp
Chronological Period of Japanese History, 9pp
Novice Course - The Shinza System, pages 147 - 151,
Monthly Kantei - Ishido School, 3pp
Insert - Showa Era Tanto, by Keith Nobuhira Austin, 1pp

May 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Seventeen About Books on Metal Work (February 1907),5pp
Yet another word on Stamps, by Lonnie Kapps, 2pp
Treasures from the 1997 San Francisco Token-Kai, Ikkanshi Tadatsuna Wakizashi, by Richard Mantegani, 5pp
Forging a sword in London, by Yamamura Tsunahiro, A resident of Soshu, Kamakura Yukinoshita, 5pp
Novice Course - pages 152 - 160,
Insert 98-1, KYO-SUKASHI TSUBA, Muromachi period-

Jun 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Eighteen Advice to Beginners, 5pp
A.M.O.T.E. by Tom Helm, #3 in series, 13pp
A.M.O.T.E. by Tom Helm, #4 in series, 8pp

Jul 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Nineteen How To Judge Tsuba, 8pp
A discussion of Ichinomiya Nagatsume, from the NTHK monthly meeting given by Hagihara Sensei, Translated by Tom Helm, 3pp
A.M.O.T.E. by Tom Helm,#5 in Series,  6pp
Bungo Takada School, 2pp               
Kabuto #1, A sixty plate Koshozan Suji Kabuto, 2pp, 1 photo
Novice Course - Making Oshigata, pages 161-172,
Monthly Kantei -
Insert - none

Aug 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Twenty See Higo Kinkoroku, 7pp
Lecture on Gendaito and Star Stamped Blades, by Leon Kapp & Special Guest Yoshindo Yoshihara, 2pp
A.M.O.T.E. by Tom Helm, 4pp
The Kata of Kodogu, by Robert E. Haynes, 2pp
Kabuto #3 - 2pp
Novice Course - Glossary of Sword Terms, pages 173 - 178,
Monthly Kantei - Katana by Sadayuki, 2pp
Insert - none

Sep 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Twenty-One, 7pp
A.M.O.T.E. - By Tom Helm, 2pp
Tsuba An Aesthetic Study (Tsuba Geijutsu Ko), Corrigendum, September 1995, Pagfe 26, Haynes...6pp
Kabuto #2, Koboshi Kabuto of the Saotome School, 1pp
Novice Course - pages 179 - 188,
Insert - Choshu Masataka Tsuba, Mid Edo Period, 1pp

Oct 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Twenty-Two Akiyama Kyusaku: Recollections, 7pp
Japanese Armour, by Dr. Alan Williams, 3pp
Gendaito made by master swordsmith Horii Taneyoshi, 3pp
Novice Course - pages 189 - 198,
Monthly Kantei - Wakizashi by Sukemitsu, 4pp

Nov 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Twenty-three, Shoami, September 1907, 9pp
A.M.O.T.E. By Tom Helm, 3pp
Gendai-to by Master Swordsmith Horii Toshihide, 2pp
The Naval Campaign of Tsushima, 2pp
Novice Course - pages 199 - 206,
Monthly Kantei - Katana by Yoshimichi, 3pp
Insert - none

Dec 1998

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Twenty-Four - Kyusaku Miscellaneous, November 1907, 9pp
Western Literature on Japanese Sword-Fittings: An Assessment, By Alan L. Harvie, 6pp
A.M.O.T.E. By Tom Helm, #9 in Series, 7pp
Ni Mai Do Ghusoku - Suit of armor on insert, 2pp
Novice Course -  , pages ,
Monthly Kantei - Soboro Sukehiro (Shodai), 3pp
Insert - KYO-SHOAMI TSUBA, Late Momoyama / Early Edi Period, 1pp
Insert - Photo of Armor

1999

January 1999

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama, Translated by Henri L. Joly,        annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part twenty-five, Kyusaku, 8pp
Yabusame in Los Angeles by Rick Beal, Nanka Kyudo Federation, 3pp
Treasures from the 1998 San Francisco, Noted works from the Exhibition by           Richard Mantegani, 10pp
NTHK Novice Course, pp 207-216
Insert - KYO-SSHOAMI TSUBA, NCJSC, #98-5, 1pp

February 1999

Amote9, A Man on the Edge No.10 by Tom Helm, 4pp
Kantei -Kia Mihara (attribution), 7pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part twenty-six, Issue No. 89 - February 1908, 10pp
Nidai DEWA no KAMI YUKIHIRO, 4pp
Descriptions of swords from the 1998 NCJSC San Francisco Token Kai Display, 8pp

March 1999

Menuki: Form and Function, A Slide - Show and Lecture by John Baddenhop, 1pp
Echizen no Kami Nobuyoshi, 3pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part twenty-seven, Issue No. 90 - March           1908, 5pp
Treasures from the 1998 San Francisco, Noted works from the Exhibition by Richard Mantegani, 23pp
Insert - GOTO SCHOOL KOZUKA (Teijo Mitsumasa), # 99-1, 2pp

April 1999

A Visit to San Francisco's Asian Art Museum by Les Dorfman, 4pp
The Physical Tsuba: Shapes Part 1 - Outlines, 4pp
Amote 11 by Tom Helm, 3pp
NTHK Novice Course, pp 217-228 (end of series), 12pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly,       annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part twenty-eight, Issue No. 91 - April              1908, 6pp

May 1999

The Physical Tsuba: Shapes Part 2 & 3 - Profiles & Hitsu-ana, 3pp
Amote 12, A Man on the Edge, No.12 by Tom Helm, 8pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part twenty-nine, Issue No. 92 - May 1908 & Issue No. 93 - June 1908, 10pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp Begining - 8, 12pp
Insert - KYO-SHOAMI "GOTO" TSUBA, # 99-2, 1pp

June 1999

The Physical Tsuba: Shapes Part 4 - Rims, 2pp
On the Edge by Tom Helm, 2pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty, Issue No. 95 - August 1908                  Issue No. 96 - September 1908, 8pp
Hajikata Article [The making of a Koshirae] submitted by Tom Helm, 4pp
Kantei - SHIMADA Ha - Mumei - Muromachi - Sunobe Tanto, 4pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 9 - 20, 12pp

July 1999

On the Edge, Part 2, by Tom Helm, 3pp
Japanese Sword Nomenclature by Yumoto Masayuki (John Yumoto), 3pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly,  Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty-one, Issue No. 97 - October 1908, 7pp
Various Headings for the Organization of a Tsuba Collection, 3pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 21 - 30,             10pp

August 1999

On the Edge, Part 3, by Tom Helm, 4pp
Kantei - SUISHINSHI MASAHIDE, 4pp
Thoughts on Gendaito, by Leon Kapp, 4pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty-two, Issue No. 98 - November    1908, 9pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 31 - 40,             10pp
Insert - SO-RYU KANTO NO TACHI KASHIRA (Two dragon type ring pommel), # 99-3, 1pp

September 1999

Tosu and Kogatana, by John Yumoto, edited by Alan Harvie, pp 1-6, 6pp
JUYO TOKEN ATTRIBUTED TO DEN SA SADAYOSHI, BY Richard Mantegani, 6pp
TERMINATING the HILT WRAPPING of an ITOMAKI-TACHI and a BUKE-ZUKURI Hilt, illustrated by C. Hay, 2pp
JAPANESE KNOTS, illustrated by C. Hay, 2pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty-three, Issue No. 99 - December 1908 "Last Year's Harvest", 8pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 41 - 50, 10pp
Insert - KAMAKURA BORI TSUBA, #99-4, 1pp

October 1999

On the Edge, Part 4, by Tom Helm, 3pp
Tosu and Kogatana, by John Yumoto, edited by Alan Harvie, pp 7-10, 4pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty-four, Issue No. 101 - February 1909, 7pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 51-52, 38-50 (There seems to be a problem with page numbering, however the labels for the illustrations are correct), 18pp
Insert - HIGO KATSUHISA TSUBA, # 99-5, 1pp

November 1999

Kantei - TADAMITSU or YUKIHIRO II or IKKAKANSHI TADASUNA, 3pp
On the Edge, Part 5, by Tom Helm, 4pp
Kantei (answer) - NIDAI HIZEN DEWA no KAMI YUKIHIRO, 1pp
The Kamakura Bori Tsuba, by Alan L Harvie, 7pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty-five, Issue No. 102 - March 1909, 4pp
NAMBAN - Notes on the Iron and the Style, by Henry L. Joly and Translated by the Author, edited by Alan L. Harvie, 8pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 54-59, 6pp
Insert - HIGO-HAYASHI KATSUHISA TSUBA, # 99-6, 1pp

December 1999

Treasures from the 1999 Token Kai Tsuba Display, pp 1-4, 4pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty-six, Issue No. 103 - April 1909,            11pp
1999 Token Kai Meibutsu - a description of the Koshirae on display, 3pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 60-69, 10pp
Insert - KAMIYOSHI RAKUJU DAISHO TSUBA, # 99-7, 1pp

2000

January 2000

On the Edge, by Tom Helm @Kamakura in Japan, Part 6, 4pp
Kantei - Choshu Ju Fujiwara Kiyoshige, 2pp
Treasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 5-7, 3pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty-seven, Issue No. 105 - June 1909, 7pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 70-79, 10pp
Insert - KYO-SUKASHI SHIPPO TSUBA, NCJSC, #99-8, 1pp

February 2000

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty-eight, Issue No. 107 - August 1909 & Issue No. 108 - September 1909, 8pp
Metal Chasers and Designers by Kuwabara Yojiro, Translated by Rear Admiral Edwin T. Layton, USN (Ret.), 7pp
On the Edge, by Tom Helm @Kamakura in Japan, Part 7, 3pp
Treasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 8-10, 3pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 80-86b, 8pp

March 2000

Studying Sugata, (by Fred Nakamura), 7pp
On the Edge, by Tom Helm @Kamakura in Japan, Part 8, 2pp
Kantei - Soshu Ju Ise no Daijo Minamoto Tsunahiro, 4pp
Treasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 11-13, 3pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part thirty-nine, Issue No. 109 - October 1909, 11pp
Insert - HEIANJO (KYO) SUKASHI TSUBA, NCJSC, #00-1, 1pp

April 2000

THE BOY'S DAY TRADITION, by Sasama Yoshihiko, Transcribed by Tom Helm, 4pp
Kantei - Kozuke Daijo Fujiwara Sukesada, 5pp
Treasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 1, 14-16, 4pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty, Issue No. 110 - November 1909, 8pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 87-92, 6pp

May 2000

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty-one, Issue No. 111 - December 1909, 6pp
On the Edge, by Tom Helm @Kamakura in Japan, Part 9, 3pp
Treasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 17-19, 3pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 93-108, 16pp

June 2000

Treasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 20-22, 3pp
Kantei - GODAI TADAYOSHI, 3pp
TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty-two, Issue No. 112 - January 1910, 7pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 109-120, 12pp

July 2000

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty-three, Issue No. 113 - February 1910, 7pp
Kantei - Uda/Etchu - Mumei - Nambokucho - Katana, 7pp
Treasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 23-25, 3pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 121-132, 12pp
Insert - CHOSHU-KAWAJI SUKASHI TSUBA, NCJSC, #00-2, 1pp

August 2000

Enomoto Sadayoshi and Enomoto Sadahito, 1pp
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Treasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 26-28, 3pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 113-146, 15pp

September 2000

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty-five, Issue No. 115 - April 1910 and Issue No. 116 - May 1910, 11pp
2000 San Francisco Token Kai Sword Exposition - The Gassan School, 4pp
Stolen Sword, from Joe Bott, 2pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 147-152, 6pp

October 2000

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty-six, Issue No. 117 - June 1910 and Issue No. 118 - July 1910, 10pp
Kantei - BISHU OSAFUNE YOSHIMITSU, 2pp
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KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 153-162, 10pp

November 2000

TOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty-seven, Issue No. 119 - August 1910, 6pp
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Japanese Swords & Sword Furniture in the Museum of fine Arts Boston, Index of Sword smiths, 4pp
KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 163-172, 10pp

December 2000

Kantei - INOUE SHINKAI, 2pp
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KINKO MEIKAN by Mr. Senichiro Masumoto and Mr. Kenichi Kokubo, English Translation by John M. Yumoto and Alan L. Harvie, 1982-1988, pp 173-180, 8pp