Correspondence of Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, 1858-1883
Scope and Contents
Copies (including press copies) of correspondence of Jardine Matheson, Shanghai.
Conditions Governing Access
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.
29 archive box(es) (29 boxes)
Language of Materials
The tripartite organisation of the series broadly mirrors the contemporary arrangement of the letters, whereby letters exchanged with correspondents in China and Japan were kept together in a separate series from the Shanghai Office's other in- and out-letters.