Carl T. Smith Collection


This collection, consisting of 56 reels of microfilm, provides information on individuals, organizations, buildings, roads, land matters and important events relating to Hong Kong, Macau and China's coastal cities from the mid 19th century onward.

These 139,922 double-sided data cards were painstakingly compiled by Reverend Carl T. Smith through some 25 years' intensive research into a vast quantity of original records, newspapers and publications held by the Public Records Office (PRO) in Hong Kong. An online index to these cards is available from PRO’s website. For details, please refer to the collection’s catalogue record or the finding aid.

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