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Semi-official and property letters from Chungking to Shanghai, 1945-1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/182

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official and some property letters from H.H. Lennox, A. Wright and W.J. Wu, Jardine Matheson, Chungking, to R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick and F.A. Pollock, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers.


  • Creation: 1945-1950


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 file(s) (2 ring-binders)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 17 April 2012.

Existence and Location of Copies

Copies of all the semi-official letters can be found in J1/116 (1945-1947), J1/132/3 (1950) and J1/143/6 (1948), with the exception of no. 64A of 1946. These volumes also include some letters not found in this series.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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