Wu James Tak papers Edit


HK hkla PC002.WUjt


  • 2000 – 2012 (Other)


  • 1 Linear Feet (Whole)

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  • Biographical History

    Dr James Tak Wu is a native of Taishan, Guangdong and was born in the US and returned to his home country when he was a child. He studied at Lingnan Primary School in Hong Kong, Lingnan University Affiliated Secondary School and Lingnan University in Guangzhou.

    Dedicated to furthering Lingnan’s educational goals, Dr Wu served as Chairman of the Lingnan University Hong Kong Alumni Association, a member of the University Council and a member of Lingnan Education Organization. In 1987, he submitted an application to the State Education Commission to reopen Lingnan University in Guangzhou at its original location, so as to fulfil his wish of “reviving Lingnan education at Kangle Village”. Lingnan (University) College was established in 1989, and Dr Wu became Chairman of the first Board of Trustees, leading the college to become one of the top business schools in China.

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of records spanning the years between 2000 to 2012, mostly related to the biography of Dr. James Wu, including publications and AV materials. It includes also the typescript of the speeches given by Dr. James Wu at designated occasion.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research use by prior appointment (please contact Lingnan Archives through email:

  • Language of Materials

    In Chinese.

  • Arrangement

    Arranged in two sub-groups:

    1. Biography (further divided into two series by type of materials)

    2. Miscellaneous materials (further divided into series by type of materials)