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Semi-official correspondence between New York and Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1932-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/39

Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence between Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, A. Davidson, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, J.J. Paterson, A.B. Stewart and C.E. Thompson.


  • Creation: 1932-1939


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

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.


2 volume(s) (2 volumes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, June 1990.


Former reference: J12

Repository Details

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