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McHugh, James Marshall, 1899-1966 (Colonel)

 Person

Biography

James Marshall McHugh served for over twenty years in China as a United States intelligence officer and naval attaché. Following his retirement in 1946, he was employed by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in Washington to provide information about the domestic political situation as it related to China and to work with Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, the company's representatives in New York. He died on 7 November 1966.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 sub-subseries

Private and confidential correspondence with James McHugh, 1946-1967

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 & 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.
 sub-subseries

Private and confidential correspondence with James McHugh, 1946-1961

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/18
Scope and Contents Private and confidential correspondence between James McHugh, Washington D.C. and Knoxville, Maryland, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 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, many of which are addressed to J.H. Keswick at Hong Kong, Shanghai or London. There are also some copies of semi-official correspondence...
Dates: 1946-1961
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.
 sub-subseries

Semi-official correspondence between Tokyo and Kobe, New York, Osaka and Taipei, 1952-1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/160
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, and Jardine Matheson, Kobe and Taipei, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosures. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, B.E. Bolton, A. Davidson, F. Jolly, J. McHugh, F.A. Pollock, E.F. Watts, A.R.J. White, E.Y. Whyte and A.S.R. Williamson.

Dates: 1952-1953
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.