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Semi-official letters from Shanghai to London, 1912-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/22

Scope and Contents

Originals and some copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters, telegrams and other papers. The correspondents are C.E. Anton, R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, T.S. Forrest, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, David Landale, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, C.H. Ross, G.W. Sheppard, A. Brooke Smith and A.B. Stewart.


  • Creation: 1912-1941


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.


15 file(s) (15 ring-binders)

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

J1/22/1-8 were part of the original accessions to the Archive. J1/22/9-16 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, October 2010.

Related Materials

J1/2/28-34 and J1/26 include many of the letters from this series, as well as some letters missing from these files.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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