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Semi-official and property letters from Hong Kong to Canton, 1946-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/190

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official and some property letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Canton, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, D.F. Landale, M.C. Lo, J.C. Taylor and E.F. Watts, Hong Kong, and Lo Po Chuen, Conant Lee, A.R. Ross, C.F. Stockar and A. Wright, Canton.


  • Creation: 1946-1955


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.


4 file(s) (4 ring-binders)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Existence and Location of Copies

A complete set of the copies of the semi-official letters belonging to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, can be found in the following volumes: J1/117/1 (1946-1947), J1/117/4 (1948-1949), J1/117/9 (1951), J1/132/1 (1950), J1/132/7 (1952), J1/132/10 (1953), J1/132/15 (1954) and J1/133 (1955).

Repository Details

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