Correspondence between London, Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1909-1945 (mainly 1926-1945)
Scope and Contents
Copies and extracts of selected correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, regarding particular subjects, compiled by Matheson & Co. Ltd. The earlier letters are represented mainly by extracts. There are also related letters and papers, including correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd with other correspondents, including some original letters to the firm. The earliest files were created in the mid-1920s, but some files contain copies of material from before this period. Most of the files are labelled 'London/Hongkong/Shanghai'.
- 1909-1945 (mainly 1926-1945)
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.
32 archive box(es) (32 boxes)
Language of Materials
- From the Fonds: Jardine, Matheson and Co. Ltd (Organization)
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