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Charles Gurney Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
2012 042

Dates

  • 1965-1973, 1993 (Creation)

Extents

  • .5 Linear Feet (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • 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.

  • 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.

Instances

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    2012-042

Components