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Correspondence re other companies, 1916-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/2

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding subsidiaries of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Matheson & Co. Ltd and other companies associated with the firms. Most of the letters to Matheson & Co. Ltd are originals, and the letters from the firm are copies. There are also copies of other correspondence, including some between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and related papers.


  • Creation: 1916-1946


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


11 archive box(es) (11 boxes + 1 (unboxed) ring-binder)

1 file(s) (11 boxes + 1 (unboxed) ring-binder)

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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