Beith, Benjamin David Fleming, 1884-1960 (businessman)
Benjamin David Fleming Beith was employed by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1907-1935, working mainly in the Private Office, before joining Matheson & Co. Ltd. He was a Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1921-1944, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1940-1945.
Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:
Biographical notes on Directors, 1948-1954
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.
Christmas letters and historical papers, 1921-1956
Correspondence and papers on Chinese railways, circa 1913-circa 1940 (mainly 1930s)
Correspondence and papers on company history, 1821-1942 (mostly 1929-1942)
Correspondence between B.D.F. Beith and J.C. Taylor, 11 Nov. 1941-21 July 1943
Copies of letters from B.D.F. Beith, Matheson & Co. Ltd, to J.C. Taylor, Aberdeen, and original letters from Taylor to Beith, with a few related letters. The subjects covered include East Africa and Ch. Goldrei, Foucard & Son. The ring-binder is labelled 'Correspondence between B.D.F. Beith and J.C. Taylor'.
Correspondence between B.D.F. Beith and W.J. Keswick, 12 Dec. 1941-2 Jan. 1945
Correspondence of B.D.F. Beith, 15 Mar. 1930-29 May 1936
Correspondence of B.D.F. Beith and W.J. Keswick, 28 Apr. 1942-20 Apr. 1943
Correspondence of B.D.F. Beith re company history, 18 Jan. 1938-10 Sep. 1949
Correspondence on Provident Funds, 1912-1934
Correspondence re B.D.F. Beith, 19 May 1941-21 Dec. 1962
Green correspondence files, 1932-1941
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.
Historical notes, 1935-1939
Letters from B.D.F. Beith, 7 Apr. 1941-2 Dec. 1941
Letters from B.D.F. Beith, 23 June 1942-9 Jan. 1945
Letters to B.D.F. Beith, 15 Apr. 1942-20 Jan. 1945
Memoranda from B.D.F. Beith, 1938-1942
Photographs of Beith's horses, circa 1926
Photographs of two horses, each labelled in pencil on the reverse as Beith's champion winner in Shanghai about 1925/7.
Private and confidential and other correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1929-1946 (correspondence of 1929-1941)
Private and confidential, private, personal and other letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and exchanged between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, J. Fleming, W.J. Keswick and J.J. Paterson.
Private and confidential correspondence between Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1929-1938
Original private and confidential letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and copies of letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, J.J. Paterson and G.W. Sheppard.