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Special Collections: Hong Kong Collection

Location & Opening Hours

1/F Main Library Building

9:00 am-10:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
9:00 am-7:00 pm (Saturday)
10:00 am-7:00 pm (Sunday)
Sunday closed in summer

For Enquiries

Phone      (852) 2859-2207
Fax           (852) 2857-2048
Email       libspeco@hku.hk
 

About Hong Kong Collection

The Hung On-To Memorial Library, or popularly known as Hong Kong Collection, contains a unique collection of books, journals, government publications, newspapers, newspaper clippings and non-print materials covering almost every aspect of Hong Kong history and life. It comprises the most comprehensive collection of materials relating to Hong Kong in the territory. The University Libraries is designated as a depository for books and periodicals published and printed in Hong Kong. The Collection is for consultation in the Hung-On-To Memorial Library only.

Pre-1945 Hong Kong materials

Hong Kong Collection is also well known for its comprehensive holdings of pre-war materials which include books, government publications, journals, print newspapers, manuscripts, grey literature, ledger books, archival materials, etc. Feel free to contact us if you need to look for pre-1945 Hong Kong sources for your academic work.

           

     香港雜記                        Hong Kong Advertiser    Government Gazette

Archival & Manuscripts Collections

Archival and manuscript materials are valuable sources for researchers and scholars. To provide an overview of the primary resource materials that we keep, some finding aids or inventory lists are available for browsing online: http://www.lib.hku.hk/hkspc/manuscript.html