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Correspondence of L.G. Frost, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/8/15

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of L.G. Frost with suppliers regarding supplies for the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd. The correspondence is addressed to Frost at a number of locations, including at Continentale Produkten-Gesellschaft, m.b.H., of Hamburg, with whom he spent a part of 1950. The correspondence is in three files:

1. Correspondence with Belgium and Switzerland: originals and copies of letters to Frost, arranged into alphabetical sections, with other letters, telegrams and related papers, 1 October-16 November 1950. The correspondents include Emeg, S.A., Zurich; Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Geigy Ltd, Manchester; Arthur Guttinger, Zurich; Intermerkur A.S. Handelgesellschaft, Zurich; Krebbs & Co. Ltd, Zurich; Charles Leys & Co. Ltd, Brussels; and Walter Reinle, engineer, Zurich. The ring-binder is labelled 'Belgium & Switzerland'.

2. Copies and originals of miscellaneous correspondence of L.G. Frost and the Jardine Engineering Corporation, Tientsin, arranged into alphabetical sections, with telegrams and related papers, 20 September-25 November 1950. The correspondents include Büssing Nutzkraftwagen G.m.b.H., Braunschweig, Germany; Demag Aktiengesellschaft, Duisburg, Germany; Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong; and Siemssen & Co., Hamburg. The folder is unlabelled.

3. Copies and originals of miscellaneous correspondence, including telegrams, 1950. There are letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to L.G. Frost, c/o Continentale Produkten-Gesellschaft, m.b.H., Hamburg; letters from the Jardine Engineering Corporation, Tientsin, to Frost and to Continentale Produkten-Gesellschaft, m.b.H., Hamburg; and other letters. There are also notes on the 'Mujar Scheme', 17 pages. The folder is unlabelled.

The files are in a Matheson & Co. Ltd envelope labelled 'Mr L.G. Frost's Direct Correspondence and Telegrams with China (Tientsin etc.) and Continental Suppliers - 1950'.


  • Creation: 1950


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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

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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 17 April 2012.

Related Materials

I21/4/1/232/2 contains further material regarding L.G. Frost's visit to Europe in 1950.

Repository Details

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