Legal documents, 1809-1969
Scope and Contents
This series contains a wide range of legal documents relating to Jardine, Matheson & Co. and related companies and individuals.
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.
34 archive box(es) (34 boxes)
4 file(s) (4 ring-binders)
Language of Materials
In arranging the records, effort has been made wherever possible to maintain the original order and grouping of the documents. As a result, there is some degree of overlap between the contents of the series.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The series consisted originally of fourteen boxes of miscellaneous, partially-listed material. Additional documents from the uncatalogued section of the archive were added during cataloguing.
- From the Fonds: Jardine, Matheson and Co. Ltd (Organization)
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