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Correspondence of J.F. Owen re Jardine Engineering Corporation, 4 June 1929-13 Aug. 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/3

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between J.F. Owen, Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, Shanghai, and Leo Smith (mainly) and J.H. Keswick, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, regarding the work of the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd. The correspondence is comprised of originals and copies of letters from Owen to Matheson & Co. Ltd, including some handwritten letters, and copies of letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd to Owen. There are also copies of telegrams exchanged between J.F. Owen and Matheson & Co. Ltd and some other letters and papers. The ring-binder is labelled on the spine 'J.F. Owen with Leo Smith'.


  • Creation: 4 June 1929-13 Aug. 1935


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.


1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 14 December 2012.

Repository Details

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