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Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and outports, 1941-1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/117

Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and the company's agencies in China and Taiwan, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents include B.M. Barry, H.D.M. Barton, B.E. Bolton, D.I. Bosanquet, I.D. Bruce, C.V.L. Eckford, D.R. Fraser, L.G. Frost, R. Gordon, C. Griffin, S.R. Hawke, M.J. Henderson, H.Y. Hsu, J.H. Keswick, A. Kidd, D.F. Landale, C. Lee, M.H. Lo, Lo Po Chuen, E.L. McDougall, R.H. Malone, P.J. Marques, A.M. d'Oliveira, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, A.R. Ross, A.B. Stafford, C.F. Stockar, J.C. Taylor, H.H. Tod, E.F. Watts, A. Wright and W.J. Wu.


  • 1941-1951

Conditions Governing Access

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.


10 volume(s) (10 volumes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 29 September 2011.

Related Materials

The following series contain Matheson & Co. Ltd's copies of semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and outports:

J1/179. Canton to Hong Kong, 1947-1955. J1/181. Chungking to Hong Kong, 1945-1949. J1/184. Foochow to Hong Kong, 1946-1955. J1/186. Hankow to Hong Kong, 1953-1954. J1/190. Hong Kong to Canton, 1946-1955. J1/191. Hong Kong to Chungking, 1945-1950. J1/192. Hong Kong to Foochow, 1946-1954. J1/193. Hong Kong to Hankow, 1951-1954. J1/201. Hong Kong to Swatow, 1945-1953. J1/202. Hong Kong to Taipei, 1947-1957. J1/203. Hong Kong to Tientsin, 1948-1953. J1/205. Hong Kong to Tsingtao, 1951-1953. J1/243. Swatow to Hong Kong, 1946-1953 J1/245. Taipei to Hong Kong, 1948-1959. J1/249. Tientsin to Hong Kong, 1948-1953. J1/261. Tsingtao to Hong Kong, 1953.


Repository Details

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