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Booker, Neville John, b 1919 (businessman)

 Person

Biography

Neville John Booker joined Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1938. He was Deputy Manager of the Cotton & Fibre and General Trading Departments during the 1950s, then Manager of Harry Wicking & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, in the 1960s. He retired from the company in 1969.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 sub-subseries

Semi-official letters from Tokyo to Hong Kong, 1947-1978

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/252
Scope and Contents An incomplete series of copies of semi-official letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Japan) Ltd, Tokyo, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers, including monthly agency reports. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, M.G. Barrow, H.D.M. Barton, N.J. Booker, M.J.E. Chambers, J.V. Godfray, R. Gordon, I.F.H. Grant, R.H. Gunn, S.R. Hawke, M.A.R. Herries, H.F. Hopkins, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, M.P. Keyes, Kohichi Nanjo, D.F. Landale, D.W.N. Landale, G.J. McKenzie,...
Dates: 1947-1978
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 Tokyo to Hong Kong, 1949-1976

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/156
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Japan) Ltd, Tokyo, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers, including monthly agency reports and returns and minutes of meetings of the Directors of Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Japan) Ltd in Tokyo. Most of the semi-official letters are originals, but there are also some copies. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, M.G. Barrow, H.D.M. Barton, N.J. Booker, D.I. Bosanquet, J.J.G. Brown, M.J.E. Chambers, J.V....
Dates: 1949-1976
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.