Collections

Featured collection

Hong Kong Basic Law Portal
The Hong Kong Basic Law Portal, developed by the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library at the University of Toronto, serves as an online gateway to Basic Law research materials from major institutions around the world.

With approximately 50,000 volumes, including 2,500 periodical titles, 940 reels of microfilm, 7, 000 newspaper clippings and an expanding collection of audio & visual materials, the Richard Charles Lee Library collection is the largest research collection for Hong Kong and Canada-Hong Kong studies outside of Hong Kong. The collection focuses primarily on Hong Kong, Canada-Hong Kong relations, and Hong Kong Canadians. Notable features of the collection include the newspaper clippings on microfilm produced by the Hong Kong Catholic Social Communication Office and 100 titles of Chinese periodicals published in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg. Fully indexed, the collection of newspaper clippings covers fifteen Chinese and English newspapers daily since 1980, totaling more than half a million frames.

Hong Kong Library Collections

Cartoons by Ho

Art Collections

The Library collects art works of Chinese Canadian artists and curators, particularly related to Hong Kong and Canada interaction.
Carl T. Smith Collection

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.
Hong Kong Basic Law Portal

Hong Kong Basic Law Portal (香港基本法文獻網站)

The Hong Kong Basic Law Portal, developed by the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library at the University of Toronto, serves as an online gateway to Basic Law research materials from major institutions around the world.

Hong Kong Handover Collection

With approximately half a million people of Hong Kong descent residing in the metropolitan regions of Vancouver and Toronto, Canada has one of the strongest Hong Kong communities abroad. Understanding the issues around the handover of Hong Kong’s sovereig
newspapers

Hong Kong Newspaper Clippings

Totaling more than half a million frames, the microfilm collection of Hong Kong Newspaper Clippings is dated from 1850’s to 1999. Since 1980’s, the collection covers fifteen Hong Kong Chinese and English newspapers daily, which are fully indexed.
Media Collection

Media Collection

The Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library (CHKL) media collection has approximately 500 titles in various formats, including more than 300 titles on DVD and VCD, and others on video cassette and CD.

Resource Guide to Hong Kong Studies

This Resource Guide to Hong Kong Studies aims at providing users with an introduction to the print, electronic and open access research resources related to Hong Kong Studies at U of T and on the open Internet.
Senator Vivienne Poy’s Papers

Senator Vivienne Poy’s Papers

A collection of speeches, archival records, research papers and books by Senator Vivienne Poy during her fourteen years of service, 1998-2012, in the Senate of Canada, Senator Poy’s papers greatly enrich our collections in Asian Canadian studies.