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Semi-official correspondence of Sydney, 1963-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/169

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official correspondence of 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 Jardine Waugh Ltd/Jardine, Matheson & Co. (S.E.A.) Ltd, Bangkok; Jardine Matheson, Jakarta; Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; Jardine Matheson Inc., San Francisco; Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Orient) Ltd, Seoul; Jardine Waugh Ltd/Jardine Matheson Holdings (S.E.A.) Ltd, Singapore; Hunts Holdings Ltd/Stinsons Group Companies/Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Fiji) Ltd, Suva; Jardine Matheson, Taipei; and Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Japan) Ltd, Tokyo, with enclosed letters and papers. The final volume also includes some semi-official correspondence between Suva and London and Tokyo.

The correspondents are C. Baker, M.G. Barrow, Boon Yoon Chiang, J.J.G. Brown, Melvin Chan, Chan U Seek, J.G. Curtis, W.G.P. Davies, B. Dickinson, D.C. le F. Edwards, N.T. Edwards, G. Ellis, A.M. Fisher, H. Flint, R.V. Friend, I.F.H. Grant, S.R. Hawke, M.A.R. Herries, J.A. Heywood, F.M.V. Johnstone, J.H. Keswick, S.L. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, M.P. Keyes, D.W.N. Landale, L.E.C. Letts, E.A. Lowe, A. McCallum, G.J. McKenzie, D.D.B. McLeod, G.Y. Matsumura, D.S. Middleditch, R.D.P. Michell, D.B. Nelson, L. Norris, K. Osborne, G.R.B. Patterson, R.B. Polk, A. Reid, J. Rogers, A.W. Russell, J.M. Spence, P.J.B. Stinson and D.R. Watts.


  • Creation: 1963-1974


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.


12 volume(s) (12 volumes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

J1/169/1-7 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 26 November 2014; J1/169/8-12 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, 22 August 2017.


Repository Details

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