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Reid, Alan, 1911-1993 (businessman)

 Person

Biography

Alan Reid joined Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1933 and was employed in the Shipping Department, working in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tsingtao and on the lower Yangtze. He was a Director of Matheson & Co. Ltd from 1950 until the late 1970s, and remained on the board of the company until his retirement in 1986. He was an honorary archivist of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and wrote on the company's history.

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence and papers re Alan Reid's Far East trip, 1962 (with a copy of a document of 1956)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/8/21
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Far East trip undertaken by Alan Reid of Matheson & Co. Ltd in relation to the preparation of his 1962 report on the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd for the Board of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd. The file includes copies of correspondence (including some telegrams) between Alan Reid, Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, and various correspondents, including Birt & Co. (Pty) Ltd, Sydney, N.S.W., Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co....
Dates: 1962 (with a copy of a document of 1956)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence with Alan Reid, 25 Sep. 1944-25 Dec. 1945 (predominantly 1945)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/6/27
Scope and Contents Correspondence between W.J. Keswick, J.F. Owen and J.C. Taylor, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and Alan Reid, Argyll, Glasgow and London, with related letters and papers. Most of the letters were exchanged with Reid while he was working at the Ministry of War Transport. Much of file is concerned with shipping, and includes notes and memoranda on this subject sent by Reid to Matheson & Co. Ltd. These include notes 'on various aspects of shipping affairs as seen from Whitehall, and particularly...
Dates: 25 Sep. 1944-25 Dec. 1945 (predominantly 1945)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Papers re joint venture with Dominion Navigation Co. Ltd, 1965 (the file was compiled in 1965, but includes a copy of a letter of 1962)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/14/34
Scope and Contents Papers compiled by Alan Reid of Matheson & Co. Ltd in relation to his visit to Australia to examine the proposal of H.C. Sleigh Ltd for its subsidiary, the Dominion Navigation Co. Ltd, and the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd to rationalise their operations between Australia and Japan and operate as a single service (the eventual Dominion Far East Line). The file includes the following documents:1. Notes on discussions held in Singapore commencing 27 February 1965 between...
Dates: 1965 (the file was compiled in 1965, but includes a copy of a letter of 1962)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Papers re report on the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, c. 1960-1962

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/14/31
Scope and Contents

Copies of the 1962 report prepared by Alan Reid of Matheson & Co. Ltd for the Board of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd on the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, with papers compiled in preparing the report.

Dates: c. 1960-1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Photograph of Alan Reid, circa 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L8/57
Scope and Contents

An undated portrait photograph of Alan Reid.

Dates: circa 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Photograph of Alan Reid and George Lawson, 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L8/58
Scope and Contents

A photograph of Alan Reid (far left), George Lawson and others at the launch of either the 'Eastern Rover' or 'Eastern Ranger'.

Dates: 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential correspondence between Hong Kong and London and Bangkok, Calcutta, Singapore and Sydney, 1958-1971

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/17
Scope and Contents Private and confidential correspondence of Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Henry Waugh (Singapore) Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Singapore) Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Malaya) Ltd and Jardine Waugh Ltd, Singapore, and private and confidential correspondence of Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with Jardine Waugh Ltd, Bangkok, Jardine Henderson Ltd, Calcutta, and Jardine Matheson, Sydney, with enclosed letters and papers and some copies of telegrams....
Dates: 1958-1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential correspondence with James McHugh, 1946-1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/37
Scope and Contents Private and confidential correspondence between James McHugh, Washington D.C. and Knoxville, Maryland, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London (mainly), and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo, regarding politics in the United States, particularly in relation to the Far East. The letters include McHugh's regular reports on the situation in the United States, addressed initially to J.H. Keswick at Hong Kong, Shanghai or London, then to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. The main...
Dates: 1946-1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential letters from London to Hong Kong, 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/27
Scope and Contents An incomplete series of copies of private and confidential letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, P.H. Blagbrough, D.I. Bosanquet, J.J.G. Brown, J.G. Curtis, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, M.S. Henderson, M.A.R. Herries, E.J.V. Hutt, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, S.L. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, D.P.F. Maxwell, D.S. Middleditch, R.E. Moore; S. Murray, D.K. Newbigging,...
Dates: 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential letters from London to Hong Kong, 1954-1981 (1954-1970 and 1974-1981)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/12
Dates: 1954-1981 (1954-1970 and 1974-1981)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential letters from London to Singapore, 1955-1975 (1955 and 1957-1975)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/29
Scope and Contents

Copies of private and confidential letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Henry Waugh Ltd, Jardine Waugh Ltd and Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Singapore, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are D.I. Bosanquet, J.G. Curtis, H. Flint, M.A.R. Herries, J.A. Heywood, F.M.V. Johnstone, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, L.E.C. Letts, D.S. Middleditch, A. Reid, Sir H. Trevelyan and E.F. Watts.

Dates: 1955-1975 (1955 and 1957-1975)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between B.W.I. and Hong Kong and London, 1955-1957

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/115
Scope and Contents Semi-official correspondence of the West Indies Navigation Co. Ltd and Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Caribbean) Ltd, Port of Spain, Trinidad, with Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed documents. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, I.D. Bruce, G.J.P. Carey, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, A. Reid, R.E. Shea, W.E.D. Smith, I.F. Towler and E.F. Watts. The initial correspondence is with R.E. Shea as the representative of the West...
Dates: 1955-1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and London and Bangkok, Calcutta and Singapore, 1968-1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/171
Dates: 1968-1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between London and Tokyo, 1949-1970

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/141
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, with enclosed letters and papers. There are also some telegrams of Jardine Matheson, Tokyo. From 1961 the volumes include small sets of semi-official correspondence between Tokyo and Taipei. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, B.E. Bolton, J.J.G. Brown, H. Flint, S.R. Hawke, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, M.P. Keyes, D.W.N. Landale, G.Y. Matsumura, D.B. Nelson, L. Norris, F.A. Pollock, A....
Dates: 1949-1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between Singapore and London and Tokyo, 1955-1970

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/152
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence between Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Henry Waugh (Singapore) Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Singapore) Ltd and Jardine Waugh (Malaya) Ltd, Singapore, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, with enclosed letters and papers, including some miscellaneous semi-official correspondence with other offices of Jardine Waugh Ltd and with Matheson, Bosanquet & Co. Ltd, Coonoor. The correspondents include A.D. Angus, I.F. Aucott, D.I. Bosanquet,...
Dates: 1955-1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence of Sydney, 1963-1974

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/169
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence of G.R.B. Patterson, Resident Representative in Australia and New Zealand of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Jardine Waugh Ltd and the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd (April 1963-July 1964), and Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Australia) Pty Ltd, Sydney (from July 1964), with Jardine Waugh Ltd/Jardine, Matheson & Co. (S.E.A.) Ltd, Bangkok; Jardine Matheson, Jakarta; Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; Jardine Matheson Inc., San Francisco; Jardine,...
Dates: 1963-1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Calcutta to London, 1950-1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/177
Scope and Contents

Originals and copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Henderson Ltd, Calcutta, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are J.D.K. Brown, D. Fordwood, M.A.R. Herries, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, G.M. Mackinlay, G.L. Mehta, I.F. Morriss, E.A. Paterson, J.V. Jardine Paterson, A. Reid and W.E.D. Smith.

Dates: 1950-1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Hong Kong, 1945-1983

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/138
Dates: 1945-1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Hong Kong, 1945-1975

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/216
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The later files include monthy letters reporting on Matheson & Co. Ltd and weekly letters reporting on developments in London in general. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, D.I. Bosanquet, J.J.G. Brown, J.G. Curtis, H. Flint, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, M.S. Henderson, M.A.R. Herries, E.J.V. Hutt, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick,...
Dates: 1945-1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Singapore, 1954-1968

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/219
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Singapore, Henry Waugh (Singapore) Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Singapore) Ltd and Jardine Waugh (Malaya) Ltd, Singapore, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are A.D. Angus, D.I. Bosanquet, H. Flint, D.C. Geddes, F.M.V. Johnstone, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, L.E.C. Letts, D.S. Middleditch, A. Reid, W.E.D. Smith, Sir H. Trevelyan, H.A. Waugh and E.F. Watts.

Dates: 1954-1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Tokyo, 1949-1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/220
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Japan) Ltd, Tokyo, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, J.J.G. Brown, H. Flint, S.R. Hawke, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.W.N. Landale, G.Y. Matsumura, L. Norris, F.A. Pollock, A. Reid, J.S. Riggs, W.E.D. Smith and E.F. Watts.

Dates: 1949-1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Telephone conversations between Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1950-1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/E15
Scope and Contents

Summaries of telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. The main subject is trade in a wide range of commodities, including the involvement of the company's subsidiaries Ewo Breweries Ltd, Ewo Cotton Mills, Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd and Shanghai & Hongkong Wharf Co. Ltd. Index entries for many of the staff and companies featured in the conversations are given below.

Dates: 1950-1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Telephone conversations of Hong Kong, 1949-1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/E14
Scope and Contents Summaries of telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, Taipei, Tientsin and Tokyo, Matheson & Co., London, and Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Singapore. The files also include some copies of semi-official correspondence and notes of meetings of Heads of Departments in Hong Kong. The main subject is trade in a wide range of commodities, including the involvement of the company's subsidiaries Ewo Breweries Ltd, Ewo Cotton Mills, Jardine...
Dates: 1949-1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.