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Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and Taipei, 1948-1982

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/130

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Taipei, 1948-1977 and 1981-1982, with enclosed letters and papers. There are also semi-official letters from Taipei to Hong Kong for the years 1951, 1952, 1955, 1968-1977 and 1981-1982, comprised mainly of original letters, but also including some copies. The later correspondence includes some unnumbered letters. The correspondents are A.D. Angus, I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, B.E. Bolton, J. Boon, D.I. Bosanquet, J.J.G. Brown, I.D. Bruce, J.M. Collins, W.K. Corneck, W.J. Downey, R.A. Eckford, D.C. le F. Edwards, N.T. Edwards, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, T.T. Harley, S.R. Hawke, M.A.R. Herries, J.A. Heywood, Hiroshi Yasuda, E.J.V. Hutt, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, S.L. Keswick, R.C. Kwok, D.F. Landale, D.W.N. Landale, H.H. Lennox, A. McCallum, P.L. MacDougall, B.H. Mackay, G.J. McKenzie, D.D.B. McLeod, G.L. Marshall, R.E. Moore, D.B. Nelson, D.K. Newbigging, G.M.R. Pearson, M.H. Pickup, A.M. Reid, R. Shoppee, H. Sidbury, M.M. Smith and E.F. Watts.


  • Creation: 1948-1982


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.


31 volume(s) (31 volumes)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

J1/202 contains copies of semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Taipei; J1/153 and J1/245 contain copies of semi-official letters from Taipei to Hong Kong.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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