The collection houses the documents of Ex-Urban Council and Ex-Regional Council which played a significant role in the arts and cultural development in Hong Kong. You can find selective minutes and papers of the two councils.
Government documents related to culture and arts.
Items from the Collection are digitized for access via Internet.
The Ex-Urban Council and the Ex-Regional Council organized for Hong Kong residents a variety of leisure and cultural events. The councils were responsible for building and operating games halls, sports grounds, swimming pools, parks, museums, libraries and other cultural and recreational venues. Following the review of district administration, the provisional municipal councils were dissolved at the end of 1999. The value of the Collection lies in its rarity.