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Public Records Office

Not a permanent home

I WRITE in reply to the letter of Mr Alan Fung on the relocation of the Public Records Office (PRO) to Tuen Mun (South China Morning, November 9).

Saturday, 13 November, 1993, 12:00am

Tuen Mun inconvenient

MAY I urge that the Public Records Office be moved to the old South Kowloon Magistracy instead of the proposed site in an industrial building in Tuen Mun? I did much of the historical research for my forthcoming book on Hong Kong's Indian communities at the Hong Kong Public Records Office.

22 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Thoughtlessness behind relocation

MICHAEL Kirkbride's timely letter on the proposed removal of the Public Records Office to Tuen Mun (South China Morning Post, September 13) is the first I have seen which addresses the whole question in a knowledgeable manner and cites precedents for the intelligent disposal of various elements in the archives.

23 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Public Records Office needs central location

I SPENT some time recently at the Public Records Office searching, with only partial success, for records and maps of around the 1890s about the history of trees in Happy Valley. The occasion proved for me the cause against banishing the records office to Tuen Mun.

13 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

When in HK do as the Romans

WE are dismayed to learn that the Chief Secretary has confirmed that the Public Records Office will be moved to an industrial building in Tuen Mun despite opposition from researchers, academics and the entire In-House Committee of the Legislative Council.

Industrial areas by their very nature are more hazardous than urban locations as witnessed by several recent explosions.

6 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Former Magistracy is too small

YOU are correct to quote Mr Pau Shiu-hung of the Architectural Services Department (South China Morning Post, June 30) as telling members of the Legco Information Policy Panel that the former South Kowloon Magistracy appeared to be a good place for the Public Records Office.

3 Jul 1993 - 12:00am