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.
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.
15 archive box(es) (15 boxes)
4 file(s) (4 ring-binders)
Language of Materials
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.