Skip to main content

Au-Young Young papers

Identifier: HK hkln-RG05-PC003.AYy

Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of the publications of AU YOUNG Young (Alumni, Class of 1947), transferred to Lingnan University Archives.


  • 2003 - 2020

Language of Materials

Materials predominantly in Chinese.

Conditions Governing Access

The records in this collection is supposed for permanant retention and would not be opened for access. Per instruction of AU-YOUNG Young, materials that contain names of his family members would be restricted. Alternate access, through physical or electronic mean, if any, for pubications or other materials would be indicated at appropriate series, subseries or file level.

Conditions Governing Use

Some records in this collection are restricted. Other records are open for research use by prior appointment (please contact Lingnan Archives through email: Fragile materials access may be restricted. Records that contain personal information will be closed to protect individual privacy, to which would be noted at respective series, subseries or file level.

Biographical History

AU-YOUNG Young is the alumni of Class 1947.


歐陽先生於1950年來港,並先後效力水務局及地下鐵路公司。香港最早通車的行車隧道 — 獅子山隧道的設計及工程便是由他負責。1965年,歐陽先生調往供水部,管理九龍及新界的食水系統。1966至67年香港制水,情況險峻,當時他肩負起控制供水時間的重任。到了70年代初期,歐陽先生擔任海水化淡廠建廠總工程師,在當時仍以外國人為主導的香港工程界實屬難得。其後歐陽先生轉投地下鐵路公司,對觀塘綫、荃灣綫及港島綫通車及車站建設貢獻良多。1950年由廣州到香港水務局工作。1971年曾到英國留學,其後於倫敦水務局工作。1975年應聘回港任職地下鐵路公司參與鐵路基建工作。歐陽讓亦香港獅子山隧道的建造工程, 負責設計及監工的工作。

歐陽先生一直心繫嶺南。他與一眾超社舊同學均保持緊密聯繫,建立了深厚的情誼;近年他更擔任超社社長,積極聯繫舊同學相聚。歐陽先生熱愛寫作,於 2014年歐陽先生把多年來所寫的文章結集成書,名為《嶺南情》,把嶺南校園舊事、人物、個人經歷及情懷等都盡顯在文章裡。近年歐陽先生也經常寫作,最後一篇文章《活在新型肺炎瘟疫時》寫於2020年3月。歐陽先生亦毋忘母校的培育之恩,多年來積極參與嶺大舉辦之活動及慷慨捐助回饋母校,幫助學弟學妹,體現嶺南人團結互助的精神。



1 Linear Feet

Au Young Young papers 歐陽讓檔案
In Progress
Lingnan Archives
may 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Han (Traditional variant)
Language of description note
Chinese with English

Repository Details

Part of the Lingnan Archives Repository