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Semi-official and private correspondence between New York and Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1930-1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/37

Scope and Contents

Semi-official and private correspondence between Jardine Matheson, New York, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Matheson & Co., London, with enclosed letters and papers. There are also copies of telegrams exchanged by Jardine Matheson, New York, with Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, L.N. Leefe, A.H. Merriles, J.J. Paterson and H.F. Scudamore.


  • Creation: 1930-1933


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.


2 volume(s) (2 volumes)

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