Digital Repository@HKUL

Hankow

The Hankow Club, founded by the British, was one of many which grew up to provide amenities for the foreign communities which began to settle in Hankow when the various concession were made in 1861. The ‘China’ section of Hankow Club Library was bought by the University of Hong Kong in 1932 when Sir William Hornell was Vice-Chancellor. The Collection contains books, journals and articles providing a rich collection of western resource that have an emphasis on China and Far East. Selected book titles and journal articles from Hankow Collection have been digitized, images are grouped as a sub-collection under the larger collection of China Through Western Eyes.

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