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:
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.