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. <Read more ...>
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. <Read more ...>
Hong Kong University Alumni Dinner, Friday the 15th March, 1968 <Read more ...>
The day after the landslide in June 1966. Scan from a Minox transparency. <Read more ...>
Detail from aerial photo shot 01 February 1963
Source: Survey & Mapping office, Lands Department <Read more ...>
Buildings to be preserved under HKU development plan. See:
http://www.wsd.gov.hk/en/education/history/the_legacy_of_waterworks/elli... <Read more ...>
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