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Letters from F.A. Pollock, 9 Jan. 1942-22 Apr. 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/18

Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from F.A. Pollock, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to B.D.F. Beith, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 7 August 1942-8 February 1943, reporting on the wartime situation in Shanghai, including some duplicates of the earlier letters. There are also copies of cables exchanged between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 9 January 1942-22 February 1943, including some received from Shanghai through H.H. Lennox, New York, and other contacts; memoranda and notes on conditions in Shanghai; and a copy of a letter from B.D.F. Beith, London, to F.A. Pollock, Shanghai, 22 April 1943. The ring-binder is labelled on the front cover 'Correspondence from F.A. Pollock, Shanghai'.


  • Creation: 9 Jan. 1942-22 Apr. 1943


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, 23 October 2012.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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