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Miscellaneous, 1814-2004

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25

Scope and Contents

A wide range of different documents, including sets of papers on specific subjects, such as property and ships. Near the end of the series are a number of sets of partially-catalogued, foreign language documents.


  • Creation: 1814-2004


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

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.


15 archive box(es) (15 boxes)

4 file(s) (4 ring-binders)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

F25/103-117 are a set of envelopes containing miscellaneous legal documents of Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. On the closure of the Shanghai office in the 1950s the papers were stored at the British Consulate, Shanghai, in 'Box No. 6', regarding 'Shares & Deeds'. F25/118-123 were formerly the property of the Shipping Office, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Most of the papers formed part of the early accessions to the Archive. These were supplemented by later accessions from Matheson & Co. Ltd.

Related Materials

Further papers of the Shanghai Shipping Office can be found in Series A9, F1, F4, F18 and J14.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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