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Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and Korea, New York and Shanghai, 1958-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/124

Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd/Balfour, Williamson Inc., New York, and Jardine Matheson, Korea, with enclosed letters and papers. There is also a small set of correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Y.C. Liu, the firm's representative in Shanghai. The semi-official letters to Hong Kong are originals; the letters from Hong Kong are copies. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, D.I. Bosanquet, I.D. Bruce, D.C. Geddes, M.A.R. Herries, F. Jolly, Y.C. Liu, D.B. Nelson, G.M.R. Pearson, C.E. Thompson, E.F. Watts and A.S.R. Williamson.


  • Creation: 1958-1962


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


4 volume(s) (4 volumes)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and Korea for other years can be found in J1/119 (1955), J1/120 (1956, 1957, 1959 and 1963) and J1/137 (1947-1949).

Repository Details

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