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Guided tour of HSBC Archives – Hong Kong Stories

 

HSBC Archives contains some of the best business and arts collection in the world, including annual reports, minute books, accounting ledgers, correspondences, photographs, cartoons, films, advertisements, banknotes and oral history. These records do not only reflect the colourful history of HSBC, but also capture the social, economic and political developments of Hong Kong and the wider region.

 

The tour in the Archives Gallery and Repository tells the story of HSBC's rich and eventful heritage in the Asia-Pacific region through rare exhibits, virtual galleries and interactive displays. The tour provides visitors opportunities to explore the intertwined history of the bank and Hong Kong with cutting-edge technology. Visitors can also learn about the bank's invaluable contributions to Hong Kong and be connected to the people who influence HSBC's story.

 

Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (HKAAA) is honored to organise a guided tour at HSBC Archives and have invited representatives of HSBC to lead the archives tour. They will share their experience on curating and setting up the digital exhibition as well the behind-the-scenes about archives conservation.

 

Details

 

Speakers:
1) Ms Helen K Swinnerton, Senior Archives Manager, HSBC Archives ASP, Global Communications

 

2) Mr Thomas Warren, Manager, History & Art, HSBC Archives ASP, Global Communications

 

Date: 17 January, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Venue: HSBC Hong Kong Archives Centre,1/F Tower 3, HSBC Centre, 1 Sham Mong Road, Kowloon (7-minute walk from Exit B of Olympic MTR station)

No. of participants: 20
Medium of Instruction: English (SI service will not be available)

 

*Free of charge and light refreshment will be provided. Seats are limited and HKAAA members will be served first. Successful registrants will receive confirmation email.

 

Please click HERE for registration on or before 10 January, 2017.

 

Map (Please click here to enlarge)

 

 

Transportation
Exit B, Olympic MTR Station