Morrison, Peter, 1906-1972
Peter Morrison joined Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1921 and was employed in the Import Department, Hong Kong and Shanghai. He was appointed Manager of the Hong Kong Import Department in 1936.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Copies of semi-official, property and private and confidential letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, Chungking, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.I. Bosanquet, G.P. Charlton, W.S. Dupree, H.Y. Hsu, W.J. Keswick, H.H. Lennox, P. Morrison, J.F. Owen, C.F. Stockar and A. Wright.
Semi-official letters nos 1, 2 and 4-10 from W.S. Dupree to B.D.F. Beith, with some enclosed letters. The file includes material regarding Peter Morrison's visit to import and Jardine Engineering Corporation agencies in Canada and the U.S.A., including Massey, Harris Co. Ltd and Sharp & Dohme. The other subjects covered in the file include C.P.B. Ryder (staff), savings certificates and staff.
Summaries of telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. 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 Engineering Corporation Ltd and Shanghai & Hongkong Wharf Co. Ltd. Index entries for many of the staff and companies featured in the conversations are given below.