Papers of Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1861-1969
Scope and Contents
This series contains papers produced or collected by Matheson & Co. Ltd. I21/1-8 are comprised of correspondence and related documents. I21/9-14 contain other papers, including material relating to Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and other companies and organisations associated with Matheson & Co. Ltd.
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.
1 collection (22 bays)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Some of the papers were received as part of the initial accessions of Jardine Matheson material, but most of the material was received from Matheson & Co. Ltd in accessions from 2010 onwards. I21 was reorganised and renumbered following the cataloguing of the later accessions.