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Robson, Arthur Walker, 1900-1956 (businessman)

 Person

Biography

Arthur Walker Ross was employed by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd at Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tsingtao, 1923-1953, including in the Cotton Mills Department and for Ewo Mills.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 sub-subseries

Private and confidential correspondence between Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1945-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/9
Scope and Contents

Private and confidential correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with related letters and papers. The letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai are copies; the letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong are originals. The earlier volumes also includes telegrams exchanged between the two offices. The correspondents are Thomas Beesley, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, A.W. Robson and E.F. Watts.

Dates: 1945-1954
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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Private and confidential letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, 1945-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/22
Scope and Contents

Copies of private and confidential letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with related letters and papers. The correspondents are T. Beesley, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, A.W. Robson and E.F. Watts.

Dates: 1945-1954
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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Semi-official letters from Bombay and Calcutta to London, 1941-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/79
Scope and Contents

Originals and copies of semi-official letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (India) Ltd, Bombay, and Jardine, Skinner & Co., Bombay and Calcutta, Agents/Owners' Representatives of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, A.H. Hutchison, W.J. Keswick, 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.
 sub-subseries

Semi-official letters from Bombay and Calcutta to London, 1941-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/88
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine, Skinner & Co., Bombay and Calcutta, and Jardine, Matheson & Co. (India) Ltd, Bombay, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, A.H. Hutchison, A.W. Robson, W.J. Keswick, 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.
 File

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.
 sub-subseries

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.
 Sub-Series

Telephone conversations of Hong Kong, 1949-1956

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 & 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.