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Correspondence re estates, trusts and marriage settlements, 1908-1960 (mainly 1930s and early 1940s)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4

Scope and Contents

Originals and copies of correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd, with related papers, regarding the company's role in the management of estates, trusts and marriage settlements of senior members of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Matheson & Co. Ltd and their relatives, as well as other individuals associated with the firms. There is some overlap in dates with the later subject files of Matheson & Co. Ltd found in I21/4, which eventually replaced I21/2.


  • Creation: 1908-1960 (mainly 1930s and early 1940s)


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.


13 archive box(es) (13 boxes)

1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

I21/11 contains papers regarding estates.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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