Charles Gurney Collection
Scope and Contents
The Charles Gurney Papers consist of engineering notes, academic papers, copies of "A Matchbox of Happiness," which feature Gurney's poetry, and an A. A. Griffith medal.
- Majority of material found in 1965-1973, 1993
Biographical / Historical
Born in 1913, Henry Charles Horton Gurney received his education from the Technical College and University College Cardiff in engineering. Before arriving at HKU in 1967, Gurney worked in the aviation industry and at University College Cardiff.
At HKU he Gurney served as Professor of Mechanical Engineering and was active in exploring Hong Kong and writing and presenting his poetry. Gurney retired in 1973 and passed away in 1997.
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Language of Materials
- Finding Aid for Charles Gurney Collection
- Ryder Kouba
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Code for undetermined script
Part of the The University of Hong Kong University Archives Repository