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Department of Chinese records

Identifier: HK-hkln-RG101-.CHI

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of administrative records, course proposals, and departmental publications from 1985 onwards. Administrative records outline the structure and development, as well as the academic programs of the Department of Chinese. The materials provide detailed information on departmental objectives, advisory board members and external examiniers, academic matters (courses and syllubuses, listing of academic staff and their responsibilities), and administrative matters (organizational chart, examination regulations, miscellaneous administrative procedures).

Publication records are the departmental published outputs such as journal and conference programe book.


  • 1985 - 1992

Language of Materials

In Chinese, Supplemented with English.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to physical copy of Sub-group 1 Administrative records are restricted only for the Head of Department of Chinese or for those with his/her permission.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests for permission to reproduce or publish material from this collection should be directed to Lingnan University Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Biographical / Historical

The Department of Chinese (formerly named as Department of Chinese Literature and History, 1967-1993) was established in 1967 and is one of the disciplines under Faculty of Arts in Lingnan University. The Department had been offering Honours Diploma Course in Chinese Studies. In the academic year of 1993/1994, its first Honours Degree programme, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Chinese was introduced. The department also offers Master of Arts in Chinese and MPhil/PhD in Chinese for further studies in Chinese studies.


1.72 Linear Feet (3 Archives Boxes (AB001 - AB003))


Arranged in two sub-groups: Administrative records and Publications. Administrative records are further divided by two formats: Departmental manuals and Course proposals, and are organized in chronological order. Publications are further divided by their publication types and are organized in chronological order.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfered from Special Collection, Fong Sum Wood Library, Lingnan University.

Lingnan Archives
2015 March
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Language of description note
English, complement with Chinese

Repository Details

Part of the Lingnan Archives Repository