This exhibition board introduces the newspaper clippings and indexes on Hong Kong labour union within the "Collection on Prof. Ming K. Chan's Research".
Prof. Chan Ming K. specialized in labour union movement research. His collection consists of a set of labour union-related newspaper clippings, mostly published in Hong Kong spanning across 1939-1949. The newspapers collection can be divided into two parts, newspaper clippings (reproduction records) and newspaper clippings indexes.
◆ Main part: Newspaper clippings (reproduction records)
All newspaper clippings are reproduction copies, with each cropped and rearranged on individual A4 size paper detailing sources of newspapers and publication date. Circa 6 linear feet of newspaper clippings are stored in 14 archival boxes, arranged by newspaper sources, then by publication date.
◆ Newspaper Clippings Indexes
Two sets of indexes, index lists and index cards, were created to facilitate the discovery of newspaper clippings.
- Index Lists
Handwritten indexes on lined paper with around 400 pages. Entries are arranged by newspapers, then by publication date, with each accompanied with detailed page no. and occasional graphical illustrations to indicate the exact location of the article in the newspaper page.
- Index Cards
Two sets of handwritten index cards (12.7 cm x 7.6 cm) are arranged by "newspapers" and "subjects related to labour union" respectively. Newspaper articles relevant to the subject matters would be recorded in individual card.
陳明銶教授致力研究工運，藏品中包括一套有關香港工運剪報的資料，來源主要涵蓋30年代末期至40年代期間在香港出版的主要報章及小量其他亞洲鄰近地區報章。 剪報資料可分為剪報 (複印本) 及索引兩大部份，結合起來，構成一組彌足珍貴的工運剪報剪報檔案。
◆ 主要部分 : 工運剪報 (複印本)
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76 cm x 110 cm
Hong Kong Labour Union, Prof. Ming K. Chan, Newspaper Clippings & Indexes, 香港工運, 陳明銶教授, 剪報索引