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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1872-1982

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/8

Scope and Contents

A wide range of correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding its own business and that of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd. There are also related letters and papers, including correspondence of or regarding companies associated with Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, including the Ewo Cold Storage Co. and Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd.


  • 1872-1982

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.


13 archive box(es) (13 boxes)

1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

I21/8/1-5 were part of the initial accessions of Jardine Matheson material. I21/8/6-33 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, in accessions of 2012-2018.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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