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The Library welcomes access to its archival collections housed in Special Collections and Archives. Researchers are encouraged to contact the section via email (libarc@hkbu.edu.hk) prior to visiting, particularly if they have complex queries. We will respond to your email within one working day.


There are four major collections that make up the Special Collections and Archives:

Archives on the history of Christianity in China

Archives on the History of Christianity in China

The Archives on the History of Christianity in China was established in 1996 to serve as a research center in Asia, with both primary and secondary resources in English and Chinese. Read more…

Contemporary China Research Collection

Contemporary China Research Collection

With the materials of the Hong Kong Union Research Institute as the foundation, the Contemporary China Research Collection was established in 1985 to facilitate and promote scholarly research on China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Read more…

Personal Papers Collection

Personal Papers

Personal papers consist of manuscripts and other materials written by and/or collected by scholars and prominent persons that have been donated to the Library. Read more…

University Archives Collection

University Archives

The University Archives serves as the repository for the historical records of Hong Kong Baptist University, and supports research on the history of the University and its important role in Hong Kong. Read more…

Other Digitization Projects

Last updated: 05 July 2021