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Papers of other companies, c. 1823-1969

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I

Scope and Contents

The series contains papers of companies associated with Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, including many records produced by its subsidiaries.

Dates

  • c. 1823-1969

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.

Extent

1 collection (25 bays)

Language of Materials

Arabic

Chinese

Dutch; Flemish

English

French

German

Indonesian

Italian

Japanese

Portuguese

Spanish; Castilian

Arrangement

I1-28 were constituted from papers of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries which had formed part of one of the early accessions to the archive. This material was supplemented subsequently by papers from later in the twentieth century received from 2010 onwards. These later accessions also included material for new companies, which were assigned to new series, I29-53.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The series is composed of material from an early accession to the archive supplemented by later papers received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, from 2010 onwards.

Related Materials

Papers produced by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in its role as the agents or managers of other companies, notably the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, can be found in Series A and J.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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