Scope and Contents
Correspondence between B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard and J.F. Owen, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and J.H. Burder, M.J. Henderson, R.W. Weir Paterson and others, Jardine, Skinner & Co., Calcutta, Agents of the Canton Insurance Office Ltd and Hongkong Fire Insurance Co. Ltd, and Managing Agents of the Barakee Coke Co. Ltd and Ewing & Co. Ltd. There are also letters from Jardine, Skinner & Co., Bombay, Owners' Representative, Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, to Matheson & Co. Ltd; copies of telegrams between Matheson & Co. Ltd and Jardine, Skinner & Co., Calcutta; correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and between them and Jardine, Skinner & Co., Calcutta; correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd with Minerals Separation Ltd, London, and others; and other letters and papers. The folder is labelled 'Jardine, Skinner & Co.'
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.