Semi-official letters from Singapore to Hong Kong, 1953-1975
Scope and Contents
Semi-official letters from Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Henry Waugh (Singapore) Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Singapore) Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Malaya) Ltd, Jardine Waugh Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Singapore) Pte Ltd and Jardine Matheson Holdings (S.E.A.) Ltd, Singapore, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. Most of the letters are originals, but there are also a few copies. The correspondents are A.D. Angus, I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, Boon Yoon Chiang, D.I. Bosanquet, Chan U Seek, G. Ellis, D. Goodman, R. Gordon, R.W.B. Grant, R.H. Gunn, D.A.H. Hardy, M.A.R. Herries, J.A. Heywood, F.M.V. Johnstone, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, L.E.C. Letts, S.A. Moffat, P.A.C. Nevill, D.K. Newbigging, R.B. Polk, H. Sidbury, R.C. Sutton, E.F. Watts and H.A. Waugh. The later volumes include indexes.
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.
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.
28 volume(s) (28 volumes)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
J1/151/1-7 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 29 September 2011; J1/151/8-20 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, 26 November 2014; J1/151/21-28 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, 22 August 2017.
Existence and Location of Copies
J1/240 contains Matheson & Co. Ltd’s copies of the letters, but is missing some of the enclosures.
- Angus, Andrew Drummond, 1921-2013 (businessman)
- Aucott, Ian Frank, 1916-1991 (businessman)
- Barton, Hugh David MacEwen, 1911-1989 (businessman)
- Bosanquet, David Ives, 1914-1988 (businessman)
- Chan, U Seek, 1925-2009 (businessman)
- Chiang, Boon Yoon, b 1935 (businessman)
- Ellis, Geoffrey, 1924-1979 (businessman)
- Goodman, David, b 1942
- Gordon, Robert, 1900-1965 (businessman)
- Gunn, Roger Henry, b 1934
- Hardy, Derek Alexander Hamilton, b 1940 (accountant)
- Herries, Michael Alexander Robert Young-, 1923-1995 (Knight, businessman)
- Heywood, John Axson, b 1937 (businessman)
- Jardine Matheson Holdings (SEA) Ltd
- Johnstone, Fitzroy Montague Veitch, b 1922 (businessman)
- Keswick, Sir Henry Neville Lindley, b 1938 (Knight, businessman)
- Keswick, Sir John Henry, 1906-1982 (Knight, businessman)
- Letts, Lionel Edgar Charles, 1918-2013 (businessman)
- Moffat, Samuel Alexander, b 1935 (businessman)
- Newbigging, David Kennedy, b 1934
- Polk, Robert Brand, b 1944
- Sidbury, Henry, d 1906 (businessman)
- Sutton, Robert Clive, 1939-2004 (businessman)
- Watts, Erik Francis, 1904-1984 (businessman)
- Waugh, Henry Alan, b 1920