The Memory of the World Register
Nominated Documentary Heritage

 
Republic of Korea
Annals of the Choson Dynasty
 
 
This collection covers more than 470 years of the history of the dynasty, from the reign of King T'aejo (r. 1392- 1398), the founder, to the reign of King Ch'olchong (r. 1849 - 1863)
 
 
 
 
 
Book covers of the Annals of King Taejo and Annals of King Taejong, (Chõngjoksan Sagobon, or the editions deposited in the Chõngjoksan Archives)
 
 
 
The paulownia tree container for the Annals of King Sukchong, printed edition with Hyõnjongshillokcha type (Teabaeksan Sagobon), 1728, 48.8cm x 30.4cm

 
 
Book cover of the Annals of King Sunjo, Annals of King Hõnjong, and Annals of King Ch'õlchong (Taebaeksan Sagobon), 1838, 1851, 1865

 
 
Chapter 1 of the Annals of King Taejo, manuscript (Chõngjoksan Sagobon), 1448, 54cm x 31.8cm

 
 
Chapter 4 of the Annals of King Chõngjong, manuscript (Chõngjoksan Sagobon), 1426, 49.4cm x 27.4cm

 
 
Chapter 1 of the Annals of King Taejong, manuscript (Chõngjoksan Sagobon), 1431, 54.2cm x 32.6cm

 
 
Chapter 140, tablature (musical score) from the Annals King Sejong, printed edition with Urhaeja type (Chõngjokan Sagobon), 1454, 55cm x 30.2cm

 
 
Appendix of the Annals of King Tanjong, printed edition with Hyõnjongshillokcha type (Chõngjokan Sagobon), 1704, 40cm x 26.3cm

 
 
Chapter 2 of the Annals of King Sõngjong, printed edition with Kabinja type (Chõngjoksan Sagobon), 1499, 65cm x 34.6cm

 
 
Chapter 1 of the Diaries of Prince Yõnsan-gun, printed edition with Kabinja type (Chõngjoksan Sagobon), 1509, 60.3cm x 35.7cm

 
 
Chapter 3 of the Annals of King Chungjong, printed edition with Sonjoshillokcha type (Odaesan Sagobon, or the editions deposited in the Odaesan Archives), 1606, 43.3cm x 31.3cm

 
 
Chapter 1 of the Annals of King Taejo, printed edition with Sõnjoshillokcha type (Taebaeksan Sagobon, or the editions desposited in the Taebaeksan Archives), 1606, 43.2cm x 32cm

 
 
Chapter 5 of the Annals of King Sõngjong, printed edition with Sõnjoshillokcha type (Taebaeksan Sagobon), 1606, 43.2cm x 30.1cm

 
 
Chapter 1 of the Annals of King Sõnjo, printed edition with Sõnjoshillokcha type (Taebaeksan Sagobon), 1616, 43cm x 31.4cm

 
 
Chapter 1 of the Diaries of Prince Kwanghaegun, manuscript (Taebaeksan Sagobon), 1624, 35cm x 26.7cm

 
 
Chapter 1 of the Annals of King Injo, printed edition with Injoshillokcha type (Taebaeksan Sagobon), 1633, 54.9cm x 34cm

 
 
Chapter 2 of the Annals of King Hyõnjong, printed edition with Hyõnjongshillokcha type (Taebaeksan Sagobon), 1677, 51.4cm x 32.4cm
Chapter 1 of the Annals of King Chõngjo, printed edition with Hyõnjongshillokcha type (Taebaeksan Sagobon), 1805, 51.4cm x 32.2cm