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Semi-official letters from London to Kunming, 3 Feb. 1942-13 Nov. 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/102

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters nos 1-13 from B.D.F. Beith, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to A. Urquhart, Jardine Matheson, Kunming.

There is an index at the beginning of the ring-binder containing the following entries:

B: Burma Road; Burma Government War Risk Scheme; Bristles.

C: Correspondence; Chungking.

F: Finance.

H: Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; Hongkong & Whampoa Docks; Hong Kong Tramways; Hongkong & Kowloon Wharfs.

I: Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd; Imports.

J: Jardine Engineering Corporation.

K: Kunming.

L: Lashio.

P: Provident Fund.

R: Rangoon.

S: Staff; Silk.

W: Wood Oil.


  • Creation: 3 Feb. 1942-13 Nov. 1942


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.


1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 27 February 2012.

Repository Details

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