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Semi-official correspondence between Tokyo and Kobe, New York, Osaka and Taipei, 1952-1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/160

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, and Jardine Matheson, Kobe and Taipei, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosures. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, B.E. Bolton, A. Davidson, F. Jolly, J. McHugh, F.A. Pollock, E.F. Watts, A.R.J. White, E.Y. Whyte and A.S.R. Williamson.


  • Creation: 1952-1953


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.


2 volume(s) (2 volumes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Related Materials

J1/253 includes semi-official letters from Tokyo to Kobe and Osaka of 1952 and 1953, including letters missing from this series.

Repository Details

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