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Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and Sydney, 1963-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/168

Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and G.R.B. Patterson, Resident Representative in Australia and New Zealand of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Jardine Waugh Ltd and the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd (April 1963-July 1964), and Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Australia) Pty Ltd, Sydney (from July 1964), with enclosed letters and papers. There is also a small set of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Henderson Ltd, Calcutta, for the year 1967. Most of the letters to Hong Kong are originals, but there are also some copies; the letters from Hong Kong are copies. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, R.O. Baker, H.D.M. Barton, M. Bond, J.J.G. Brown, B. Dickinson, W.J. Downey, D.C. le F. Edwards, A.M. Fisher, D. Fordwood, M.A.R. Herries, D.P. Hobbs, E.J.V. Hutt, H.N.L. Keswick, S.L. Keswick, D.W.N. Landale, G.L. Marshall, D.K. Newbigging, K. Osborne, G.R.B. Patterson, G.M.R. Pearson, Joyce Rogers, R. Shoppee, H. Sidbury and V. Simms.


  • Creation: 1963-1973


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.

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11 volume(s) (11 volumes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

J1/168/1-7 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 26 November 2014; J1/168/8-11 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, 22 August 2017.

Repository Details

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