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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Tsingtao, 16 Nov. 1951-10 Apr. 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/205

Scope and Contents

Copies of unnumbered semi-official letters from J.H. Keswick (mainly) and E.F. Watts, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to P.J. Marques, Jardine Matheson, Tsingtao, 16 November 1951, 24 November 1951, 4 December 1951, 4 April 1952, 27 June 1952, 6 September 1952, 18 September 1952, 30 September 1952, 17 December 1952, 23 December 1952, 16 March 1953 and 10 April 1953, and Jack Yuan, Jardine Matheson, Tsingtao, 25 April 1952. The ring-binder is labelled 'File I'.


  • Creation: 16 Nov. 1951-10 Apr. 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.


1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Related Materials

J1/117/10, J1/132/8 and J1/132/14 contain copies of all the letters, with the exception of those of 25 April 1952 and 23 December 1952. J1/117/10 also includes a semi-official letter from Hong Kong to Tsingtao of 26 June 1951.

Repository Details

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