Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and New York, 1952-1956
Scope and Contents
Semi-official and some other correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosures. A few letters from each volume have been placed in separate files, but there are sheets listing the contents of the missing items. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, H.H. Lennox and E.F. Watts, Hong Kong, and D. Cowley, Arol Davidson, H.M. Mennear, H.G. Perry, C.E. Thompson, A.S.R. Williamson, New York.
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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf.
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3 volume(s) (3 volumes)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 29 September 2011.
- Balfour, Guthrie and Co Ltd
- Barton, Hugh David MacEwen, 1911-1989 (businessman)
- Geddes, David Campbell, 1917-1995 (businessman)
- Gordon, Robert, 1900-1965 (businessman)
- Keswick, Sir John Henry, 1906-1982 (Knight, businessman)
- Lennox, Henry Hutchison, 1891-1958 (businessman)
- Watts, Erik Francis, 1904-1984 (businessman)