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Correspondence of F.A. Pollock on leave, 20 Nov. 1945-13 Aug. 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/23

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous business and personal correspondence of F.A. Pollock while on leave, arranged into alphabetical sections by correspondent. The correspondence is comprised of originals and copies of letters to Pollock, copies of letters from Pollock, and copies of related letters, including correspondence by F.E. Samson on behalf of Pollock. Some of Pollock's letters are addressed c/o Matheson & Co. Ltd, London.

The file includes correspondence with or regarding Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd; the B.B.C.; P.E. Deakin (Matheson & Co. Ltd); Colonel H.B.L. Dowbiggin; George Fortune (Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, Portland, Oregon); F.R. Publishing Corporation; R. Gordon; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; Jardine, Skinner & Co.; Kemsley Press; H.H. Lennox; H.J. Rae (Insurance Department, Matheson & Co. Ltd); Time Inc.; Time & Life Ltd; and Mrs Traynor. There are also some related papers, including a set of food office stamps.

The ring-binder is labelled 'F.A. Pollock. [while on Leave Nov., 1945 to 18/7/46.]' and (in pencil) 'F.A. Pollock. Private'.


  • Creation: 20 Nov. 1945-13 Aug. 1946


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, 17 April 2012.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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