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Hong Kong Village Life Collection

Start date:

May 1984 

Coverage: Books and documents obtained from New Territories citizens from late Qing Dynasty to 1940s
Location: Hong Kong Literature Room , 8/F of Hong Kong Central Library
Type: Reference Material, available for public use in the library
Introduction: This collection contains 1,200 books and 1,000 historical documents obtained from several early New Territories citizens, covering land sale, education, literature, medical and geomancy. These valuable books and documents are the first-hand sources of information for the study of economy, social and cultural development of early Hong Kong and traditional village life.
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