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Semi-official and other letters from Chungking to London, 1942-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/91

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official, property and private and confidential letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, Chungking, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.I. Bosanquet, G.P. Charlton, W.S. Dupree, H.Y. Hsu, W.J. Keswick, H.H. Lennox, P. Morrison, J.F. Owen, C.F. Stockar and A. Wright.


  • Creation: 1942-1946


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 file(s) (2 ring-binders)

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Related Materials

J1/80 and J1/116 contain letters from Chungking to London during the 1940s, including letters found in this series. I21/2/2/21/1 includes semi-official correspondence between Chungking and London regarding the Hongkong Fire Insurance Co. Ltd, 1943-1944.

Repository Details

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