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Everything tagged "Hong Kong University"

Chu-Pak LAU [1867-1922]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Lau
Given: 
Chu-Pak
Birth
Date: 
1867-06-05
Death
Date: 
1922-05-03
Other
Other reference: 
Justice of the Peace

In 1900, together with Ho Fook, Lau Chu-Pak founded the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, of which he later became Chairman. He was one of Hong Kong's chief philanthropists of the early 20th century.

Thomas Richmond ROWELL [1896-1974]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Rowell
Given: 
Thomas Richmond
Birth
Date: 
1896-12-26
Birthplace (town, state): 
Burnley, Lancashire, England
Death
Date: 
1974-06-29

Director of Education

The Secretary of State for the Colonies has announced that he proposes to appoint Col. T.R. Rowell as Director of Education in Hong Kong.

Col. Rowell joined the Education Department in April, 1923 and taught at the Central British School, King's College and the Ellis Kadoorie Indian School.

In 1936, he was acting Inspcetor of School and from 1924 he lectured at the Evening Institute in science and teacher training. He also lectured in geography at Hong Kong University.

Birthplace (country): 

William Hunter Paterson b.1911. Hongkong University Alumni Dinner Dance, Friday the 15th March, 1968.jpg

Hong Kong University Alumni Dinner, Friday the 15th March, 1968

University Halls after the landslide of June 1966

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1966

The day after the landslide in June 1966. Scan from a Minox transparency.

HKU Map 1934

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1933

1912 HKU

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1912

Foundation Stone University of Hong Kong 1910

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

Elliot Treatment Works [1930- ]

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