觀塘的歷史資確實不多,而市中心就更小,這區的歷史大約是五十多年,但有關當局還未正式出版任何刊物,寫觀塘區的歷史,只能從一些非官方刊物找到一鱗半爪,其中寫得較詳細的是"觀塘街坊福利會" 在1966, 69 , 72, 75 ,89 年出版的" 觀塘近貌" ,但必須在大學圖書館才可借閱

可按這裏外連到香港大學圖書館有關這閱物的紀錄

有關觀塘的街道演變可參考,Street Studies in Hong Kong: localities in a Chinese city: Kwuntong (1987), Writer : Frank leeming

網站資料

明報週刊—-觀塘重建的專題(引自撰寫記者的網誌)
http://leila1301.mysinablog.com/index.php?op=ViewArticle&articleId=489390

維基百科有少量的觀塘歷史介紹
http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%A7%80%E5%A1%98%E5%8D%80#.E5.8F.83.E8.A6.8B

觀塘區
http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%A7%80%E5%A1%98#.E5.A4.96.E9.83.A8.E9.80.A3.E6.8E.A5

觀塘簡史

http://qcrc.qef.org.hk/webpage/19984196/1/kthistory.html

觀塘

香港地方: 介紹觀塘名稱由來
http://www.hk-place.com/db.php?post=d002042

區議會介紹的觀塘歷史,主要是60代開始,包括珍貴歷史相片
http://www.kwuntong.org.hk/tc_submain3.htm

觀塘歷史文物徑、簡史、大事年表
http://qcrc.qef.org.hk/webpage/19984196/1/kti.html

地鐵︰觀塘線的歷史
http://zh-yue.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%A7%80%E5%A1%98%E7%B6%AB

地鐵︰觀塘站的歷史
http://zh-yue.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%A7%80%E5%A1%98%E7%AB%99

一些街道的小歷史,包括雞寮、超群的由來
http://www.hkcs.org/ecb/decc/whnet/whnet0209.htm

RTHK 香港故事 走過觀塘五十年

http://video.online.hk/watch/18888

http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMTU5OTY1MjQw.html

RTHK鏗鏘集︰觀塘重建幾點啟示

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdLD_Sm6x2g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZN7hHCQleKU&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC-1LGaFCTg&feature=related

ATV 時事追擊︰非物質文化遺產(官塘的潮州音樂)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0supPi15fHE&playnext=1&list=PL608EC9CD0D4E3871

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lN3Ne5FLclg&playnext=1&list=PL608EC9CD0D4E3871

觀塘與港產電影的故事

http://swtsang.mocasting.com/p/194328

觀塘現況

社會福利署的官塘資料,包括︰地區福利需要社會指標和人口簡況
http://www.swd.gov.hk/tc/index/site_district/page_kwuntong/sub_districtpr/#3

區議會的觀塘現況介紹
http://www.districtcouncils.gov.hk/kt_d/chinese/dchighlights.htm

另一現況介紹,包括人口密度等重要資況
http://ihouse.hkedcity.net/~HM1203/links/hk-kwuntong.htm

地方系列︰遊走觀塘
http://hk.myblog.yahoo.com/hongkong-taste/article?mid=3123&prev=3153&next=3102

公共圖書館有關觀塘的資料收藏,包括不少舊地圖和相片,十分珍貴

http://hkclweb.hkpl.gov.hk/doc/intranet/cht/18districts/kwuntong/main.html

老官塘和東九的介紹(hk magazine)

http://hk-magazine.com/feature/journey-east

荷蘭宿舍的小歷史

http://www.hksas.org.hk/tchi/ourselves/history_vision.htm

一個澳洲建築系畢業的同學重新規劃的裕民坊重建

http://issuu.com/gracespirit/docs/ghportfolio

昔日香港歷史回憶網誌

http://hk.myblog.yahoo.com/hongkong_history

參考書目

書本

* A century of Kowloon roads and streets , Cheng Po-hung & Toong Po-ming ;
* Hong Kong government & politics(香港政府與政治), Sing Ming
* 民意代表, 代表民意? (1991)., 劉江華編著
* 政治參與在香港 (1983), 香港大學社會科學學會
* 香港區議會是否市民大眾參政的途徑? (1982)梁健方譯
* 家在觀塘. 巧雅有限公司,

報章

1. 觀察星報. 觀塘版 (2005)
2. 觀塘報. (1982-) 香港 : 新市鎮報業有限公司
3. 星報. 觀塘版. 香港 : 觀察星報出版集團(香港)有限公司
4. 今日觀塘.(1980)香港 : 華僑日報


社福和政黨等民間團體

* 循道衛理觀塘社會服務處年報 Kwun Tong Methodist Social Service annual report.
* 香港觀塘工商業聯合會會訊, (1985-93)
* 觀塘工商業聯會創會紀念特刊 (1982)
* 觀塘近貌. (1966-), 觀塘區街坊福利會
* 香港基督?聯合醫務協會觀塘社區健康發展計劃, 一九八0 年至一九八一年 (1980-81)
* 觀塘社區, 觀塘區?少年康樂聯會編.
* 強烈要求 : 立即展開觀塘重建, 觀塘市中心區重建業主立案法團大聯盟.
* 觀塘市中心區舊型私人樓宇巡視調查報告 (1999) 觀塘民聯會
* 改善觀塘區地鐵噪音問題 : 要求在近民居的路面地段設置隔音?障 (1999) , 觀塘民聯會任國強社區服務處
* 1988年度觀塘區交通與運輸調查報告 (1988), 梁黃?究所
* 官塘工業污染調查報告書 (1985)長春社編.
* 經濟衰退下之官塘工人調查報告 (1981) 基督?工業委員會官塘勞工中心
* Kwun Tong Community Development Association. (1980)
* Problems of integrating Chinese and western health services in Hong Kong : topia and utopia. (1974) Social Research Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong
* 觀塘新區調查報告 : 民眾與政府的溝通. (1973)
* 觀塘新區工廠大廈廠商聯合會成立紀念特刊(1971]
* 會訊(1984-1998)香港觀塘工商業聯合會.
* 翠?與我. 基督?家庭服務中心,

影像

* 走出觀塘 (2005) 監製劉瀾昌 ; 編導何錦燦

官方文件

* 會議議程, 文件及紀錄 香港. 觀塘區議會.
* 昔日香港 : 1964年航測照片集 地政總署測繪處編製及出版.
* 觀塘社區通訊 (1995) 觀塘區議會文娛康樂體育及社區建設委員會, 社會服務委員
* 一九九三年觀塘區議會海外考察團報告 : 訪問丹麥, 挪威, 瑞典, 奧地利, 捷克, 波蘭及德國 (1993) 觀塘區議會
* 觀塘區議會(第五屆)澳洲, 紐西蘭海外考察團報告, (1992) 觀塘區議會
* 觀塘區推行地方行政十週年紀念, 1981-1991 (1991)觀塘區議會
* 觀塘區議會1990年海外考察團報告 (1990) 觀塘區議會
* 觀塘區議會(第四屆)新加坡/馬來西亞考察團報告(1989) 觀塘區議會
* 觀塘區議會, 分區委員會, 互助委員會及業主立案法團促進溝通及工作連繫?討會 (1986) 該?討會籌備委員會.
* 觀塘節’85 (1985) 籌備委員會,.
* 觀塘區議會工作特刊. (1984) 觀塘區議會,.

1. 觀塘社區 (1983)觀塘區?少年康樂聯會

* 秀茂坪安樂村家訪調查報告書撮要(1983) 觀塘政務處.
* 提交改善觀塘區問題建議書 (1981)香港公民協會. 觀塘區委員會
* 官塘工業污染調查報告. (1980)
* 香港觀塘獅子會例會 : 廉政公署社區關係處助理處長余黎?萍講詞. (1975)香港觀塘獅子會
* 觀塘風物誌 (2008), 觀塘區議會
* Hong Kong mass transit further studies : final report. (1970) Hong Kong : Government Printer,.
* Kun Tong new town / by Chan Sau Shan. (1958). Hong Kong. Crown Lands and Survey Office.

學術

* A Chinese spirit-medium temple in Kwun Tong : a preliminary report / by John T. Myers with the collaboration of Davy Leung.
* A study of the role of religious organizations in the Kwun Tong community / by S. Joan Delaney and Chan Ying-keung. (1973) Hong Kong : Social Research Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong
* Connecting Kwun Tong / Leung Yiu Fai Bernard. (2004).
* Hong Kong Factory bargains / by Dana Goetz. (1988) Hong Kong : Delta Dragon Publications Ltd.
* From village to city : studies in the traditional roots of Hong Kong society / edited by David Faure, James Hayes, [and] Alan Birch. (1984). Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong,
*
* Kowloon east civic centre / by Siu-wing Ho. (1995) Hong Kong : University of Hong Kong,.
* Kwun Tong civil/cultural complex / by Muk Fai Yiu. (1995) University of Hong Kong,.
* Kwun Tong: community within a planned industrial district / by Leeming, Frank
* Kwun Tong industrial area planning study / by chan Kai tin, Kiu Chung Yin, Lam King Ning. (1991)
* Kwun Tong Town Hall / by Wong Kwok Fan, Alfred: (1998).University of Hong Kong,
* Land use problems in Hong Kong : a symposium / byS. G. Davis. (1964) Hong Kong University Press,.
* Political orientations in Hong Kong : a socio-psychological approach. (1972) Hong Kong: Social Research Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong
* Pollution in the urban environment / edited by P. Hills (1988) Vincent Blue Copy
* Population, housing and the availability of medical & health services in an industrializing Chinese community. Publisher Hong Kong : Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1972.
* Public housing development and population movement: a study of Kwun Tong, Hong Kong / by C.Y. Choi [and] Y.K. Chan.
* Redevelopment of Yue Man Square / Yuen Ching Man(1997)Hong Kong : University of Hong Kong, 1997.
* Redevelopment of Yue Man Square : an alternative streetscape to urban renewal / Ng Wing Lun, Alan.
* Renewal of town centre : a case study of Kwun Tong / [by] Ho Chi Wing, Ivan [and others]. IMPRINT n.p. : n. publ, 1985.
* The Chinese touch in small industrial organizations / by Ambrose Y.C. King and Davy H.K. Leung. (1975)Hong Kong : Chinese University of Hong Kong, Social Research Centre
* The commercial geography of Hong Kong / by Lai Wing-kam. (1973) Hong Kong : Chinese University of Hong Kong
* The growth pattern of organizations in Kwun Tong. Publisher Hong Kong : Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1972.
* The rise and growth of Kwun Tong : a study of planned urban development/ by Chan, Ying Keung (1973). Hong Kong : Social Research Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong,
* The nature of Kwun Tong as an industrial community : an analysis of economic organisations / by Victor Mok.(1972)Chinese University of Hong Kong, Social Research Centre.
* The Political Economy of Street Hawkers in Hong Kong Hong Kong: Center of Asian Studies /by Smart, P. L. Josephine (1989) University of Hong Kong
* The spatial distribution of organizations in Kwun Tong. / by Chan, Ying Keung (1972) Chinese University of Hong Kong,.
* The smart shopper in Hong Kong : your guide to factory outlets and other useful information / by Carolyn Radin. (1996) Hong Kong : P & J Publications, c.
* Sampling in the Kwun Tong industrial community research programme./ by Chan, Ying Keung (1972)Hong Kong : Chinese University of Hong Kong
* Study of industrial and commercial enterprises that need relocation with the airport : final report / Shankland Cox, Arthur D. Little, (1991)Survey Research Hong Kong. Planning Dept.
* Study of the development of new industrial communities in Hong Kong / Chi-wing Ho … [et al.] (1969)
* Symposium on land use and mineral deposits in Hong Kong, southern China and South-east Asia : proceedings of a meeting held in September 1961 as part of the Golden Jubilee Congress of the University of Hong Kong / edited by S.G. Davis. (1964) Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press,.
* Urban Hong Kong : collected essays: population, economy, environment, housing, planning, future, etc. / edited [by] Victor Sit Fung-shuen.
* Value changes during a period of modernization : the case of Hong Kong / by Aliza M. Shively and Stan Shively. (1972) Hong Kong: Social Research Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong