Tung, Sir Robert Ho, 1862-1956 (Knight, businessman)
Sir Robert Ho Tung joined Jardine, Matheson & Co. in 1880 and became the firm's Compradore in 1894.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Copies of correspondence (including telegrams) between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Sir Robert Ho Tung and Sir John Buchanan-Jardine, with other letters and papers, including press cuttings. There is also a folder containing material relating to Ho Tung's ninetieth birthday celebrations, comprised of a photograph, an address to Ho Tung and a press cutting. The ring-binder is labelled 'Sir Robert Ho Tung File I'.
Two copies of a typescript memorandum by Robert Ho Tung describing his time working with Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, June 1950, 7 pages, and two related letters from Robert Ho Tung, Hong Kong, to B.D.F. Beith, London, 12 June 1950 and 11 July 1950.
Photograph of George Bernard Shaw and Sir Robert Ho Tung, 4 July 1949 (photographic copy of original photograph)
A photographic copy of a photograph of George Bernard Shaw and Sir Robert Ho Tung (former Compradore of Jardine, Matheson & Co.) taken at Shaw's home, Shaw Corner, Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire.
An undated mounted studio photograph of Sir Robert Ho Tung seated wearing his decorations.
'Souvenir of the golden wedding of Sir Robert and Lady Ho Tung 1881-1931' (Hong Kong, c. 1932). Loose inside is a typescript copy of a newscutting from the 'China Review', London, 1933, regarding Sir Robert.