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Correspondence re Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd and Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd, 13 June 1956-15 Sep. 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/1/205

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and other papers regarding the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd's business with Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd, comprised of copies of correspondence (including telegrams) between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Tokyo; correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and other correspondents, including the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. Ltd (the parent company of Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd), London, and Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd, London and Montreal; some correspondence between Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd, London, and other correspondents, including the Mitsui Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd, London; and other letters and papers, including press cuttings.

The subjects covered in the file include the Australia/Western Canada Service; the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. mission to Japan, Hong Kong and Bangkok, 1-14 March 1964; the launching of the 'H.R. MacMillan'; new tankers; and the Western Australian/Pacific Service.

The ring-binder is labelled 'I.C.S.N.Co. Ltd./Canadian Pacific Railway Co. File I'.


  • 13 June 1956-15 Sep. 1967

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

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 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 15 September 2015.


Repository Details

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