• A Reminiscence of Hong Kong

    Through glimpse of digital resources and audio video recordings specially selected, we can revisit places of old Hong Kong and stories in the early days to recollect the memories of Hong Kong in the past.
  • Old HK Newspapers

    Providing the electronic version of 12 major old Hong Kong newspapers published from 1853 to 1991. Valuable reference to the history and development of Hong Kong over the past century.
  • Hong Kong Oral History Collection

    Covering a wide range of oral history records, their related research outputs and publications on Hong Kong studies and related audiovisual programmes.

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