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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

bulletList of NCJSC Publications available from the club.
bulletList of blades stolen from Mr. Bumpei, of the ?New York Group?

Newsletter #2 1977

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

Newsletter #3  1977

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

1978

Newsletter #1 1978

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

Newsletter #2 1978

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

Newsletter #3 1978

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

Newsletter #4 1978

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

Newsletter #5 1978

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

1979

Newsletter #1 1979

bulletAnnouncement of a lecture by John Yumoto on "Written Japanese used for Sword Study" to be published by the JSSUS
bulletAnnouncement 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
bulletInsert: ?Japanese Sword Nomenclature?, A large foldout chart of illustrated sword nomenclature, by John Yumoto

Newsletter #2 1979

bulletgeneral club business only

Newsletter #3 1979

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

Newsletter #4 1979

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

Newsletter #5 1979

bulletGeneral club business only

Newsletter #5(a) 1979

bulletAnnouncement of the opening of Keith Austin?s forge in Yuba City

1980

Newsletter #1  1980

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

Newsletter #2   1980

bulletNinja by John Yumoto, 1pp

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

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

Talkletter #4  1980

bulletNo copy available

Talkletter #5  December 1980

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

1981

Newsletter #1 January 1981

bulletGeneral business only.

Newsletter #2 February 1981

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

Newsletter #3 March 1981

bulletGeneral business only.

Newsletter #4 May 1981

bulletTribute to Jack Paras

Newsletter #5 June 1981

bulletNotes from talk by John Yumoto on: nakago ana, fukusa, national treasures, Dyimyo/Shomyo, Tenryo/Goro, 2pp
bulletA short annotated bibliography for beginning collectors of Japanese swords, by Arnold Frenzel, 4pp
bulletLecture 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

bullet?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
bulletA note on Prices of Japanese swords, by John Yumoto, 1970, revised 1981, 1pp

Newsletter #7 August 1981

bulletInsert ? 'Counterfeit Antique Swords' (NBTHK scandal)  - Part II, translated from ?Nichi Bei Times?, San Francisco, Saturday, July 11, 1981, 3pp
bulletLecture presentation by Keith Austin, 12pp

Newsletter #8 September 1981

bullet?The Art of the Japanese Sword?, by Robert Hughes, reprinted with permission, 10pp

Newsletter #9 (October) 1981

bulletLetters 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

bullet?The Appreciation of Japanese Armour? by Louis Chappelear, 13pp

1982

Newsletter #1 February 1982

bulletAnnouncement of publication, in approximately 8 installments, of a translation by John Yumoto, of the Kinko Meikan (1977), each to be mailed to members.
bulletAdditional 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

bulletNotes on Gerald Wilda?s trip to Japan, after returning the Yoshitaka blade, 1pp

Newsletter #3 June 1982

bulletGeneral business only.

Newsletter #4 July 1982

bulletAnnouncement that reprints of the Yamanaka ?Nihonto Newsletter? are available from the JSS/US
bulletInsert - NCJSC 1982 Membership list.

Newsletter #5 September 1982

bulletNew ?Hozon Token? System for NBTHK Shinsas beginning in September of 1982, 3pp
bulletQ and A with Yoshindo Yoshihara, 2pp
bulletArticle on WWII ?Zero? pilots reunion, Nichi Bei Times, August 24, 1982, 1pp

Newsletter #6 November 1982

bulletJapan Trip, September 1982, by Dale Mc Goon, 7pp
bulletOshigata Techniques by John Yumoto, 3pp
bulletList of recovered stolen items from a New England house, 7pp

1983

Newsletter #1 January 1983

bulletAnnouncement of the death of Sumitaka Albert Yamanaka, 3pp
bulletAnnouncement of the death of Gerald Wilda
bulletAdditional 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.
bulletThe History of Sengakuji Temple, 8pp
bulletPlans for a ?Take-Down Katana-Kaki?, by John Grimmitt, 2 pp

Newsletter #2 March 1983

bulletPursuing the way of a Swordsmith, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, 1pp
bulletLetter of resignation of the newsletter editor, Dale Mc Goon, 2pp
bullet?Notes on the Samurai Sword Festival, ?83?, by Hiroko Kapp, 4pp
bulletItinerary of the ?Seventh Annual Samurai Sword & Cultural Tour of Japan?, to be lead by John Yumoto, 5pp

Newsletter #3 March 1983

bullet?Swordsmiths of the Bizen Province?, by Paul Allman, 6pp

Newsletter #4 November 1983

bullet?Unsigned Swords?, by Paul Allman, 2pp

Newsletter #5 December 1983

bulletGeneral announcements and club business only.

1984

August Newsletter 1984

bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 31-36

1985

April Newsletter 1985

bulletDetails of preparation for the ?Pacific Heritage Exhibit?, 5pp

1986

July Newsletter 1986

bulletGeneral announcements and club business only.

August Newsletter 1986

bulletGeneral announcements and club business only.

October Newsletter 1986

bulletGeneral announcements and club business only.

November Newsletter 1986

bulletGeneral announcements and club business only.

1987

January 1987

bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 137-142

February 1987

bulletAnnouncement of book publication ?Japanese Armor Makers for the Samurai?, by Kei Kaneda Chappelear
bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 143-148

March 1987

bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 149-154

May 1987

bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 155-160

July 1987

bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 161-164

August 1987

bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 165-170

September 1987

bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 171-176

October 1987

bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 177-182

November 1987

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

1988

Jan 1988

bullet ?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 189-194

Feb 1988

bullet ?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 144a, 195-197

Mar 1988 

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

Apr 1988

bulletKantei Nyusatsu, Wakizashi attributed to the Nambokucho Uda
bulletList of sword dealers in Japan

Jun 1988

bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 1-6

July 1988

bulletKantei Nyusatsu, Uchikatana by Bishu Osafune Sukemitsu

Aug 1988

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

Sep 1988

bulletKantei Nyusatsu, Wakizashi signed Izumi on Kami Kinmichi
bullet?Kinko Meikan? translation, pages 7-12

Oct 1988

bulletAnnouncement of John Masayuki Yumotos death.
bulletEulogy read at the Funeral of John Masayuki Yumoto on 5 October 1988 by Cary Condell
bulletEarly Memories of John M. Yumoto by Alan Harvie
bulletBiography of John Masayuki Yumoto

1989

No Newsletters available

1990

February 1990

bulletKantei Blade - O-suriage tachi, signed, Gaku-mei, Bish?Osafune Masamitsu, 1pp
bulletPages 35-38 of the corrected translation of the Kinkō Meikan

March 1990

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

April 1990

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

June 1990

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

July 1990

bulletSecond Lesson of the NTHK "Novice Course"

August 1990

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

November 1990

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

December 1990

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

1991

February 1991

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

March 1991

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

April 1991

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

May 1991

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

July 1991

bulletNTHK "novice Course", pp 117-126

August 1991

bulletNTHK "novice Course", pp 127-136

September 1991

bulletNTHK "novice Course", pp 137-146

November 1991

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

December 1991

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

1992

April 1992

bulletNTHK "novice Course", pp 213-220

May 1992

bulletNTHK "novice Course", pp 221-228

June 1992

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

July 1992

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

October 1992 (partial)

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

November 1992

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

December 1992

bullet"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

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

February 1993

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

March 1993

bulletJapanese Rice Glue: the Edible Adhesive by Sandor Nagyszalanczy, 1 pp
bullet"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

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

June 1993

bullet"Japanese Knot" (Knots used on various parts of the Japanese Sword Mountings), Illustrated by C. Hay, 2 pp
bullet"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

bullet"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

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

October 1993

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

November 1993

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

December 1993

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

1994

Jan 1994

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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

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

Mar 1994

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

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

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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

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

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KO-HAGI TSUBA, Haynes, 1pp     

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DOIGORO TSUBA, Haynes, 1pp 

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AKASAKA TSUBA, Haynes, 5pp

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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                

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

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ALERT! Items stollen from England, 2pp

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HAZAMA TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp 

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SOTEN TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp   

Jun 1994

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

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SHIPPO TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp

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ODA TSUBA, Haynes, 2pp

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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

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

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KO-NARA TSUBA, Haynes, 2pp

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YASUCHIKA AND OTHER KINKO TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp

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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

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SHOKOKU TSUBA, KINKI DISTRICT, Haynes 5pp

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

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

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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

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CHUBU DISTRICT, Haynes, 5pp

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

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

Oct 1994

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KANTO DISTRICT, Haynes, 2pp

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OU DISTRICT, Haynes, 2pp

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CHUGOKU DISTRICT, Haynes, 3pp

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

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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       

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Shikoku District, Haynes 1pp

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Kyushu District, Haynes 6pp

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THE SWORDS AND TSUBA OF BIZEN PROVINCE, 1pp

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

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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

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

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

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TSUBA  GEIJUTSU KO, Haynes, 3pp  

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

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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,

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

1995

Jan 1995

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TSUBA  GEIJUTSU KO, Haynes, 3pp

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

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

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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

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

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

Mar 1995

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TSUBA Geijutsu Ko, Haynes, 4pp

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

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

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

Apr 1995

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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    

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HOJU TSUBA, Haynes, 3pp

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

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

May 1995

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SHITOGI TSUBA, Haynes, 2pp     

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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AOI TSUBA, Haynes, 4pp

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

Jul 1995

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

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

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

Aug 1995

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

Sep 1995

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

Oct 1995

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

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SAOMOME TSUBA, Haynes, 4pp

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

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

Nov 1995

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

Dec 1995

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

1996

January 1996

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

February 1996

bulletTSUBA 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
bulletTreasures from the 1995 San Francisco Token-Kai - Tsuda Sukenao Katana, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp
bulletThe Tail Of Three Tyro, by Robert E. Haynes, 6pp
bulletThe International Conspiracy To Cheat Gaijin Collectors? -or- The Nippon Menace Revisited, By Andrew Quirt, 2pp
bulletThe Sword As A Literate Art - Thai Samurai, by Francis Boyd, 4pp
bulletInsert - KAZUHIRO TOSHO TSUBA, Late Edo period, # 96-6, 1pp

March 1996

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

April 1996

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

May 1996

bulletTSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Nobuiye & Kanayama Tsuba", pp 71 - 79
bulletTreasures from the 1995 San Francisco Token-Kai - Echigo no Kami Rai Kinmichi Katana, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp
bulletThe Sword As A Literate Art - Togizukare Shite Imasu Ka Imasen Ka, by Francis Boyd, 4pp
bullet"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
bulletInsert - KO-TOSHO TSUBA, Muromachi period, # 96-9, 1pp

June 1996

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

July 1996

bulletNon-competition Yields The Best Return--Trust Me -or- Monopolies Are Your Friend, by Andrew Quirt, 3pp
bulletTSUBA 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
bulletHigo Enju, 7pp
bulletNAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Eight, by Francis Boyd, 3pp

August 1996

bulletNAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Nine, by Francis Boyd, 3pp
bulletTSUBA 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
bulletThe Use Of Brass In Early Japanese Tsuba, by Alan L. Harvie, 5pp
bulletProposed Explanation for the Ichimonji Hamon, by S. Hogg, 10pp

September 1996

bulletTSUBA 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
bulletComments, Questions and Personal Reactions from the Taikai, by Paul R. Allman, 2pp
bulletNAKAJIMA MONOGATARI - Chapter Ten, by Francis Boyd, 5pp
bulletInsert - Hoan I Tsuba, Momoyama/Edo period, # 96-12, 1pp

October 1996

bulletTSUBA 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
bulletBingo Province, by Kozan Yamanaka, 5pp
bulletThe Sword As A Literate Art - Continental Cuisine II, by Francis Boyd, 6pp
bulletTreasures from the 1995 San Francisco Token-Kai - Soshu Ju Tsunahiro Katana, by Richard Mantegani, 3pp
bulletInsert - Kanayama Tsuba, Muromachi period, # 96-13, 1pp

November 1996

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

December 1996

bulletLibrary notes, 2pp
bulletYasukuni Notes, by (Tom Helm?), 3pp
bulletTSUBA 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
bulletNTHK Novice Course - (First instalment of the series), pages 1 - 22
bulletInsert - Sonobe Yoshitsugu - MITO-KOROMONO - Early 19th Century, # 96-11, 2pp

1997

January 1997

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

February 1997

bulletKantei - Bizen Okayama no Ju Fujiwara Kunemune Katana, 3pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletTSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Bushu (Ito) Tsuba", pp 177 -181
bulletNTHK Novice Course - The Yamato Den, pages 45 - 54
bulletInsert - KAMAKURA BORI TSUBA, Momoyama period, # 96-15, 1pp

March 1997

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

April 1997

bulletJapanese Swordsmanship: Who Did What to Whom?, by ??, 9pp
bulletIRON IS HARD - KINKO IS INTEMPERATE, by Robert E. Haynes, 4pp
bullet"Hired Swords: The Rise of Private Warrior Power in Early Japan" - A Book Review, by Paul R. Allman, 2pp
bulletTSUBA GEIJUTSU-KO of Kazutaro Torigoye - An Aesthetic Study, by Kazutaro Torigoye and Robert E Haynes, "Tsuboi Tsuba", pp 167a -167b
bulletKantei - Mino Senjuin (Mumei, Muromachi) Katana, 5pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletInsert - GOTO MITSUHIRO KOGAI, Late Edo period, # 97-1, 1pp

May 1997

bulletNTHK Novice Course - The Yamashiro Den, pages 62 - 68
bulletTSUBA 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
bulletYagyu Shinkage Ryu and Yagyu Tsuba, by Tom C. Helm, 8pp
bulletTOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Six - Betsuyaku Nozan on Tachi Tsuba, 4pp
bulletInsert - YAGYU SUIGETSU TSUBA, Edo period, # 97-2, 1pp

June 1997

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

July 1977

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

August 1997

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

September 1997

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

October 1997

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

November 1997

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

December 1997 (In the box with 1998)

bulletSummary of a presentation on 20th Century Swordsmiths of Tokyo - Part 3 (End), by Chris Bowen, 4pp
bulletTOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, Annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Twelve, 6pp
bulletTSUBA 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
bulletA Man on the Edge (AMOTE), Paul Bunyon's Travels in the Orient, The first of a series by Tom Helm, 7p
bulletInsert 97-6 - KAGA YOSHIRO-ZOGAN TSUBA, Momoyama period (circa 1575-1600), 1pp

1998

Jan 1998

bulletTOKEN 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
bulletThe Lundgren Auction, 10pp
bulletThe Yasutsugu Swordsmiths, by Frederick M. Weissberg, Dec 1997, 14pp
bulletKantei - Hizen-To, 3pp
bulletInsert - HEIANJO-ZOGAN TSUBA, Muromachi period, 1pp

Feb 1998

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

Mar 1998

bulletTOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Fifteen Talk about Tsuba, 5pp
bulletNovice Course - Hamon, pages 126 - 146,
bulletMonthly Kantei -
bulletInsert - none

Apr 1998

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

May 1998

bulletTOKEN 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
bulletYet another word on Stamps, by Lonnie Kapps, 2pp
bulletTreasures from the 1997 San Francisco Token-Kai, Ikkanshi Tadatsuna Wakizashi, by Richard Mantegani, 5pp
bulletForging a sword in London, by Yamamura Tsunahiro, A resident of Soshu, Kamakura Yukinoshita, 5pp
bulletNovice Course - pages 152 - 160,
bulletInsert 98-1, KYO-SUKASHI TSUBA, Muromachi period-

Jun 1998

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

Jul 1998

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

Aug 1998

bulletTOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Twenty See Higo Kinkoroku, 7pp
bulletLecture on Gendaito and Star Stamped Blades, by Leon Kapp & Special Guest Yoshindo Yoshihara, 2pp
bulletA.M.O.T.E. by Tom Helm, 4pp
bulletThe Kata of Kodogu, by Robert E. Haynes, 2pp
bulletKabuto #3 - 2pp
bulletNovice Course - Glossary of Sword Terms, pages 173 - 178,
bulletMonthly Kantei - Katana by Sadayuki, 2pp
bulletInsert - none

Sep 1998

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

Oct 1998

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

Nov 1998

bulletTOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part Twenty-three, Shoami, September 1907, 9pp
bulletA.M.O.T.E. By Tom Helm, 3pp
bulletGendai-to by Master Swordsmith Horii Toshihide, 2pp
bulletThe Naval Campaign of Tsushima, 2pp
bulletNovice Course - pages 199 - 206,
bulletMonthly Kantei - Katana by Yoshimichi, 3pp
bulletInsert - none

Dec 1998

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

1999

January 1999

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

February 1999

bulletAmote9, A Man on the Edge No.10 by Tom Helm, 4pp
bulletKantei -Kia Mihara (attribution), 7pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletNidai DEWA no KAMI YUKIHIRO, 4pp
bulletDescriptions of swords from the 1998 NCJSC San Francisco Token Kai Display, 8pp

March 1999

bulletMenuki: Form and Function, A Slide - Show and Lecture by John Baddenhop, 1pp
bulletEchizen no Kami Nobuyoshi, 3pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletTreasures from the 1998 San Francisco, Noted works from the Exhibition by Richard Mantegani, 23pp
bulletInsert - GOTO SCHOOL KOZUKA (Teijo Mitsumasa), # 99-1, 2pp

April 1999

bulletA Visit to San Francisco's Asian Art Museum by Les Dorfman, 4pp
bulletThe Physical Tsuba: Shapes Part 1 - Outlines, 4pp
bulletAmote 11 by Tom Helm, 3pp
bulletNTHK Novice Course, pp 217-228 (end of series), 12pp
bulletTOKEN 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

bulletThe Physical Tsuba: Shapes Part 2 & 3 - Profiles & Hitsu-ana, 3pp
bulletAmote 12, A Man on the Edge, No.12 by Tom Helm, 8pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletKINKO 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
bulletInsert - KYO-SHOAMI "GOTO" TSUBA, # 99-2, 1pp

June 1999

bulletThe Physical Tsuba: Shapes Part 4 - Rims, 2pp
bulletOn the Edge by Tom Helm, 2pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletHajikata Article [The making of a Koshirae] submitted by Tom Helm, 4pp
bulletKantei - SHIMADA Ha - Mumei - Muromachi - Sunobe Tanto, 4pp
bulletKINKO 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

bulletOn the Edge, Part 2, by Tom Helm, 3pp
bulletJapanese Sword Nomenclature by Yumoto Masayuki (John Yumoto), 3pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletVarious Headings for the Organization of a Tsuba Collection, 3pp
bulletKINKO 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

bulletOn the Edge, Part 3, by Tom Helm, 4pp
bulletKantei - SUISHINSHI MASAHIDE, 4pp
bulletThoughts on Gendaito, by Leon Kapp, 4pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletKINKO 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
bulletInsert - SO-RYU KANTO NO TACHI KASHIRA (Two dragon type ring pommel), # 99-3, 1pp

September 1999

bulletTosu and Kogatana, by John Yumoto, edited by Alan Harvie, pp 1-6, 6pp
bulletJUYO TOKEN ATTRIBUTED TO DEN SA SADAYOSHI, BY Richard Mantegani, 6pp
bulletTERMINATING the HILT WRAPPING of an ITOMAKI-TACHI and a BUKE-ZUKURI Hilt, illustrated by C. Hay, 2pp
bulletJAPANESE KNOTS, illustrated by C. Hay, 2pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletKINKO 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
bulletInsert - KAMAKURA BORI TSUBA, #99-4, 1pp

October 1999

bulletOn the Edge, Part 4, by Tom Helm, 3pp
bulletTosu and Kogatana, by John Yumoto, edited by Alan Harvie, pp 7-10, 4pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletKINKO 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
bulletInsert - HIGO KATSUHISA TSUBA, # 99-5, 1pp

November 1999

bulletKantei - TADAMITSU or YUKIHIRO II or IKKAKANSHI TADASUNA, 3pp
bulletOn the Edge, Part 5, by Tom Helm, 4pp
bulletKantei (answer) - NIDAI HIZEN DEWA no KAMI YUKIHIRO, 1pp
bulletThe Kamakura Bori Tsuba, by Alan L Harvie, 7pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletNAMBAN - Notes on the Iron and the Style, by Henry L. Joly and Translated by the Author, edited by Alan L. Harvie, 8pp
bulletKINKO 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
bulletInsert - HIGO-HAYASHI KATSUHISA TSUBA, # 99-6, 1pp

December 1999

bulletTreasures from the 1999 Token Kai Tsuba Display, pp 1-4, 4pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bullet1999 Token Kai Meibutsu - a description of the Koshirae on display, 3pp
bulletKINKO 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
bulletInsert - KAMIYOSHI RAKUJU DAISHO TSUBA, # 99-7, 1pp

2000

January 2000

bulletOn the Edge, by Tom Helm @Kamakura in Japan, Part 6, 4pp
bulletKantei - Choshu Ju Fujiwara Kiyoshige, 2pp
bulletTreasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 5-7, 3pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletKINKO 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
bulletInsert - KYO-SUKASHI SHIPPO TSUBA, NCJSC, #99-8, 1pp

February 2000

bulletTOKEN 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
bulletMetal Chasers and Designers by Kuwabara Yojiro, Translated by Rear Admiral Edwin T. Layton, USN (Ret.), 7pp
bulletOn the Edge, by Tom Helm @Kamakura in Japan, Part 7, 3pp
bulletTreasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 8-10, 3pp
bulletKINKO 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

bulletStudying Sugata, (by Fred Nakamura), 7pp
bulletOn the Edge, by Tom Helm @Kamakura in Japan, Part 8, 2pp
bulletKantei - Soshu Ju Ise no Daijo Minamoto Tsunahiro, 4pp
bulletTreasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 11-13, 3pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletInsert - HEIANJO (KYO) SUKASHI TSUBA, NCJSC, #00-1, 1pp

April 2000

bulletTHE BOY'S DAY TRADITION, by Sasama Yoshihiko, Transcribed by Tom Helm, 4pp
bulletKantei - Kozuke Daijo Fujiwara Sukesada, 5pp
bulletTreasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 1, 14-16, 4pp
bulletTOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty, Issue No. 110 - November 1909, 8pp
bulletKINKO 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

bulletTOKEN 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
bulletOn the Edge, by Tom Helm @Kamakura in Japan, Part 9, 3pp
bulletTreasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 17-19, 3pp
bulletKINKO 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

bulletTreasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 20-22, 3pp
bulletKantei - GODAI TADAYOSHI, 3pp
bulletTOKEN 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
bulletKINKO 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

bulletTOKEN 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
bulletKantei - Uda/Etchu - Mumei - Nambokucho - Katana, 7pp
bulletTreasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 23-25, 3pp
bulletKINKO 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
bulletInsert - CHOSHU-KAWAJI SUKASHI TSUBA, NCJSC, #00-2, 1pp

August 2000

bulletEnomoto Sadayoshi and Enomoto Sadahito, 1pp
bulletTOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty-four, Issue No. 114 - March 1910, 7pp
bulletTreasures (tsuba) from the 1999 Token Kai, 1999 Token Kai Meibutsu, pp 26-28, 3pp
bulletKINKO 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

bulletTOKEN 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
bullet2000 San Francisco Token Kai Sword Exposition - The Gassan School, 4pp
bulletStolen Sword, from Joe Bott, 2pp
bulletKINKO 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

bulletTOKEN 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
bulletKantei - BISHU OSAFUNE YOSHIMITSU, 2pp
bulletJapanese Swords & Sword Furniture in the Museum of fine Arts Boston, Index of Fittings, 7pp
bulletKINKO 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

bulletTOKEN 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
bulletKantei - SHODAI KANENAGA, 7pp
bulletM. O. T. E., On the Edge, by Tom Helm @Kamakura in Japan, Part 10, 4pp
bulletJapanese Swords & Sword Furniture in the Museum of fine Arts Boston, Index of Sword smiths, 4pp
bulletKINKO 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

bulletKantei - INOUE SHINKAI, 2pp
bulletThe Development of Tsuba by Rear Admiral Edwin T. Layton, USN (Ret.), Edited by Alan L. Harvie, 8pp
bulletBIZEN OSAFUNE NAGAYOSHI, THE SODEN SCHOOL OH CHOGI, by Richard Mantegani, 4pp
bulletTOKEN KAI-SHI, Articles by Akiyama Kyusaku, Translated by Henri L. Joly, annotated by Robert E. Haynes, Part forty-eight, Issue No. 120 - September 1910, 6pp
bulletKINKO 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