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Owen, John Featherstone, b 1889 (businessman)

 Person

Biography

John Featherstone Owen joined Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1907, and worked initially for the Shipping Office of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd in Shanghai. He was subsequently Jardine, Matheson & Co.'s Agent at Chungking, Hankow and Tientsin, and was in charge of the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, Shanghai, 1929-1937. He retired in 1947. He was a Director of Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1939-1967.

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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Biographical notes on Directors, 1948-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/36
Scope and Contents

Typescript biographical notes on H.D.M. Barton, R. Gordon, F.C. Hall, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, D.L. Newbigging, J.F. Owen, W.E.D. Smith and E.F. Watts, c. 1953-1954; a press cutting on the death of D.L. Newbigging (d. 1948); and a manuscript letter from H.D.M. Barton to B.D.F. Beith, 19 April 1954, containing biographical notes about himself.

Dates: 1948-1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence of J.F. Owen, 1936-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/10
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence of J.F. Owen, comprised of original letters to Owen and copies of letters sent by him. There are also some related papers.

Dates: 1936-1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence of J.F. Owen re Jardine Engineering Corporation, 4 June 1929-13 Aug. 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence between J.F. Owen, Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, Shanghai, and Leo Smith (mainly) and J.H. Keswick, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, regarding the work of the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd. The correspondence is comprised of originals and copies of letters from Owen to Matheson & Co. Ltd, including some handwritten letters, and copies of letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd to Owen. There are also copies of telegrams exchanged between J.F. Owen and Matheson...
Dates: 4 June 1929-13 Aug. 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Green correspondence files, 1932-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J8
Scope and Contents

Selected semi-official, private and confidential, and other letters of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding particular subjects, with related papers. The principal correspondents are B.D.F. Beith; D.G.M. Bernard; Butterfield & Swire; W.C. Cassels; A.L. Davidson; W.S. Dupree; V.M. Grayburn; J.H. Keswick; W.J. Keswick; D.F. Landale; Lowe, Bingham & Matthews; E.R. Morriss; D.L. Newbigging; J.F. Owen; J.J. Paterson; F.A. Pollock and J.C. Taylor.

Dates: 1932-1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Letters from J.F. Owen re East Africa, 16 Dec. 1928-20 Jan. 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/2
Scope and Contents

Original letters from J.F. Owen to L.N. Leefe, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, reporting on his visit to East Africa: no. 1, Tanga, Tanganyika Territory, 16 December 1928; unnumbered, Tanga, 16 December 1928; no. 2, Nairobi, c/o. Smith, Mackenzie & Co., 11 January 1929; and no. 3, Nairobi, 20 January 1929, enclosing a 'Memorandum for Ewo Mills on Piece Goods Trade in - Kenya, Uganda, and Tanganyika'. Nos 1-3 are typed; the unnumbered letter is handwritten.

Dates: 16 Dec. 1928-20 Jan. 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some 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, 1945-1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/7
Scope and Contents Private and confidential correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with related letters and papers. The letters from Hong Kong to London are copies; the letters from London to Hong Kong are originals. There are also some copies of telegrams exchanged between Hong Kong and London. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, W.E.D. Smith and E.F....
Dates: 1945-1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential letters from London to Chungking, 5 June 1944-23 Aug. 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/26
Scope and Contents Copies of private and confidential letters nos 1-12, from B.D.F. Beith and J.F. Owen to H.H. Lennox, 5 June-21 December 1944, and 13-30, from B.D.F. Beith and W.J. Keswick to H.H. Lennox, 2 January-23 August 1945, with related letters and papers. The folder is labelled 'File I'.There is an index at the beginning of the ring-binder containing the following entries: Bombay; British & Chinese Corporation; Chungking; Chinese Government Regulations; Correspondence; China...
Dates: 5 June 1944-23 Aug. 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some 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)

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 & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1945-1949

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/27
Scope and Contents

Property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, W.E.D. Smith and J.C. Taylor.

Dates: 1945-1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property letters from London to Chungking, 8 Nov. 1943-5 Sep. 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/26
Scope and Contents Copies of property letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Chungking, with enclosed letters and papers.1. Nos P.1-5 from B.D.F. Beith to G.P. Charlton and W.S. Dupree, 8 November-30 December 1943.2 Nos P.6-14 from B.D.F. Beith and J.F. Owen to G.P. Charlton and H.H. Lennox, 4 February-2 August 1944.3. Nos P.15-24 from W.J. Keswick to H.H. Lennox, 12 April-5 September 1945.No. P.9, 18 May 1944, encloses copies of agreements for...
Dates: 8 Nov. 1943-5 Sep. 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property letters from London to Shanghai, 8 Dec. 1945-31 Aug. 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/48
Scope and Contents Copies of property letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with some enclosed letters and papers:1. Letters nos P.1-2 from W.J. Keswick to H.H. Lennox, 8-10 December 1945.2. Letters no P.3-28 from W.J. Keswick (mainly) and J.F. Owen to J.H. Keswick, 6 May-31 December 1946.3. Letters nos P.29-41 from W.J. Keswick (mainly), J.F. Owen and W.E.D. Smith to J.H. Keswick, 2 January-30 December 1947.4. Letters nos P.42-47...
Dates: 8 Dec. 1945-31 Aug. 1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official and other correspondence between Chungking and London and Shanghai, 1945-1947

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/116
Scope and Contents Copies of correspondence of Jardine Matheson, Chungking, with Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with some enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R. Gordon, Shanghai; H.Y. Hsu, Chungking; J.H. Keswick, Shanghai; W.J. Keswick, London; H.H. Lennox, Chungking and Shanghai; J.F. Owen, London; F.A. Pollock, Shanghai; A. Wright, Chungking; and W.J. Wu, Chungking. The volume is divided into fourteen sections:1. Official letter no. 899 from...
Dates: 1945-1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official and other letters from Chungking to London, 1942-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/91
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official, property and private and confidential letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, Chungking, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.I. Bosanquet, G.P. Charlton, W.S. Dupree, H.Y. Hsu, W.J. Keswick, H.H. Lennox, P. Morrison, J.F. Owen, C.F. Stockar and A. Wright.

Dates: 1942-1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official and other letters from London to Chungking, 1942-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/101
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters and some property and private and confidential letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Chungking, with enclosed letters and papers. The files also include copies of telegrams exchanged between London and Chungking. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.I. Bosanquet, G.P. Charlton, W.S. Dupree, H.Y. Hsu, W.J. Keswick, H.H. Lennox, J.F. Owen, C.F. Stockar and A. Wright.

Dates: 1942-1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official and property correspondence between Shanghai and Hankow, 1921-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/28
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hankow and Shanghai, with related letters (including property letters), telegrams and other papers, including Hankow monthly reports and financial statements. The Hankow letters are numbered, but those from Shanghai are not. The correspondents include R.M. Austin, G.S. Aveyard, B.D.F. Beith, Cedric C. Boyd, W.S. Dupree, John Johnstone, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, Andrew Ross, A. Brooke Smith and J.C. Taylor.

Dates: 1921-1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official and property correspondence between Shanghai and Tientsin, 1921-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/30
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official and property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai and Tientsin, with enclosed letters and papers, including copies of telegrams, monthly Tientsin agency reports and financial statements, and Tientsin Produce Department memoranda. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, P.S. Jameson, John Johnstone, D.L. Newbigging, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, R.J. Paterson, E.C. Peters, W.W.G. Ross and A. Brooke Smith.

Dates: 1921-1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official and property correspondence of the Yangtsze Ports, 1920-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/27
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official and property correspondence of the offices of Jardine, Matheson & Co. in the Upper Yangtsze Ports (Changsha, Chengtu, Chungking, Hankow and Ichang) and Lower Yangtsze Ports (Chinkiang, Kiukiang, Nanking and Wuhu), including correspondence with Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. There are also enclosed letters and papers, including telegrams and trade and monthly reports.The correspondents are J.R. Allan, R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, C.C. Boyd, R.E. Coxon, A.W....
Dates: 1920-1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between London and Australia and India, 19 Jan. 1942-10 Aug. 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/99
Scope and Contents Semi-official correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and K.A. Mason, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondence is comprised of originals and copies of letters from Mason and copies of letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd:MASON TO LONDON1. Unnumbered letters from K.A. Mason, George King & Co. Ltd, Sydney (Managing Agents for Australasia of the Canton Insurance Office Ltd), to B.D.F. Beith, 19 January-22 June 1942.2. Nos 1-69 from...
Dates: 19 Jan. 1942-10 Aug. 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between London and New York, 4 Oct. 1943-28 Nov. 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/105
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence between B.D.F. Beith (mainly) and J.F. Owen, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and A. Davidson, J. Harvey Swenarton and others, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosed letters and papers, including press cuttings and particulars of U.S. dollar drafts issued in Chungking forwarded by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Matheson & Co. Ltd to Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York. Many of the letters are addressed to either Balfour,...
Dates: 4 Oct. 1943-28 Nov. 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between London and Shanghai, 1929-1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/46
Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence and some telegrams exchanged between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, W.J. Keswick, J.F. Owen and G.W. Sheppard.

Dates: 1929-1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between Shanghai and the ports, 1918-1921

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/25
Scope and Contents Copies of correspondence and other papers enclosed originally with semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, of January 1919-January 1921. The documents are arranged into sections corresponding to the semi-official letter with which they were sent, and each section is preceded by a list of contents. The principal part of the enclosures is comprised of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and the agents and...
Dates: 1918-1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Bombay and Calcutta, 11 Dec. 1941-4 Feb. 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/81
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine, Skinner & Co., Bombay and Calcutta, and Jardine, Matheson & Co. (India) Ltd, Bombay, with enclosed letters and papers.1. Nos 1-27 from B.D.F. Beith to C.T. Tod, Jardine, Skinner & Co., Calcutta, 11 December 1941-10 April 1942.2. Nos 28-67 from B.D.F. Beith to A.W. Robson and C.T. Tod, Jardine, Skinner & Co., Bombay, 10 April-31 December 1942. No. 28 is addressed to C.T. Tod,...
Dates: 11 Dec. 1941-4 Feb. 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Bombay and Calcutta, 1941-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/100
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine, Skinner & Co., Bombay and Calcutta, and Jardine, Matheson & Co. (India) Ltd, Bombay, and of telegrams exchanged between London and Bombay and Calcutta. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, W.J. Keswick, J.F. Owen, F.A. Pollock, A.W. Robson, C.T. Tod and H.H. Tod.

Dates: 1941-1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Chungking, 1942-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/82
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Chungking, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Unnumbered letters from B.D.F. Beith and J.F. Owen to Jardine Matheson, Chungking (including some addressed to D.I. Bosanquet), 24 March-31 December 1942, and no. 3 from B.D.F. Beith to D.I. Bosanquet, 12 November 1942.2. Nos 1-48 from B.D.F. Beith (mainly) and J.F. Owen to W.S. Dupree, 20 November 1942-15 December 1943, and 49-50 from...
Dates: 1942-1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some 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

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 & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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