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Semi-official correspondence between Shanghai and outports, 1942-1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/143

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and the company's agencies in China, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are H.A. Allan, D.I. Bosanquet, R.H. Box, I.D. Bruce, E.J. Cooke, W.B. Cornaby, A.M. d'Oliveira, W.S. Dupree, L.G. Frost, R. Gordon, S.R. Hawke, W.S. Ho, Captain J. Horner-Smith, A.G. Jacobs, J.H. Keswick, Lan Nan Kee, Lau Wan Kai, H.H. Lennox, J.C. Manley, P.J. Marques, F.A. Pollock, M.L. Railton, A.R. Ross, A.E. Smith, C.F. Stockar, H.H. Tod, T.C. Wang/Wong, S.J. Ward and W.J. Wu.


  • 1942-1951

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.


9 volume(s) (9 volumes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Existence and Location of Copies

J1/185 contains copies of semi-official letters from Foochow to Shanghai found in this series, as well as other semi-official letters from the period 1946-1955.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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