CUHK Library Archival Collections

Ronald Owen Hall papers Edit


HK CVU 0068/PER/RO_Hall
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  • 1925-1979, undated (Creation)


  • 4 linear feet (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Consists chiefly of materials written or collected by Ronald Owen Hall, including correspondence, sermons and lecture notes, reference materials of writing, R.O. : The life and times of Bishop Ronald Hall of Hong Kong, newspaper clippings, books, and journal articles.

  • Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into 6 series.

    Series 1 is his correspondence with Victoria Diocesan Association;
    Series 2 is letters to his relatives and family members, newspaper clippings about him.
    Series 3 was originally marked “F.D. Maurice”. It includes mainly sermons and sermon extracts of Maurice. And Hall’s correspondence about Maurice.
    Series 4 is mainly reference material for Paton, D.M. to write his book R.O. The life and times of Bishop Ronald Hall of Hong Kong, 1985. It includes Paton’s correspondence with other people when collecting material for his book, draft copies of individual chapters of the book. And many first hand material about Hall’s life.
    Series 5 is a number of Hall’s note books for his sermon and lectures, 1943-1948.
    Series 6 contains books, journals and articles on various subjects collected or written by Bishop Hall. To be catalogued individually and availale in CUHK LibrarySearch.

  • Language of Materials

    Chiefly in English.

  • Preferred Citation

    Ronald Owen Hall papers. CUHK Library Archival Collections, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library.

  • Publications

    Publications that are about or based on the use, study, or analysis of the materials of this collection:

    吳青。《何明華與中國關係之研究》(1922-1966)。杭州市:浙江大學出版社,2017 年。

  • Donor

    Donated by Canon Christopher Hall

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to materials is restricted by legal requirements, written agreements with the donor(s) and policies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library. Users/researchers are required to sign an application form to use the collection. Records containing personal data which might constitute intrusion of privacy are not available for access.

    Please note that for all personal letters after 1951, approval must be sought from the donor or his representatives. If you have any questions or concerns on personal data and copyrighted materials of this collection, please email us and we ensure that we would respond to your written request accordingly within a reasonable time period.

    Advance notice in writing of at least ten working days is required for requesting access to this collection, subject to restrictions. For enquiries, please contact Special Collections Reading Room (3/F, University Library) during office hours (Mon. to Fri., 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.).

  • Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright on some materials in the collection may be held by the creators, donors or any other persons. Users/researchers must obtain written permissions from the copyright holder(s) and the Librarian prior to publishing or reproducing any material in this collection.

    Photocopying requests must be made to CUHK Library staff in writing for approval by the Librarian. It must be noted that provision of photocopies does not constitute permission to reproduce, publish, or circulate these materials in any formats.

    Archival records may contain materials with personal, sensitive or confidential information that is protected under privacy law. Users/researchers are advised that the disclosure or use of certain information pertaining to identifiable individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals or concerned parties may have legal ramifications for which The Chinese University of Hong Kong assumes no responsibility.

  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    Originals of some materials are not available due to physical conditions or the need of special equipment. Copies are provided if available.

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