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Semi-official letters from Kobe to Australia, 1 Apr. 1952-31 July 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/206

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from F. Jolly, Jardine Matheson, Kobe, to L.G. Frost, Resident Representative in Australasia of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd:

1. Nos 2-34 from Kobe to Sydney, N.S.W., 1 April-17 December 1952.

2. Nos 1-26 from Kobe to Sydney, 6 January-18 June 1953. The first letter is misdated 1952.

3. Nos 27 from Kobe to Barwon Heads, Victoria, 24 June 1953.

4. Nos K-1-13 from Kobe to Barwon Heads, 3 July-19 December 1953.

5. Nos K-2-17 from Kobe to Barwon Heads, 20 January-3 August 1954.

The letters enclose the following documents from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Japan) Ltd: fortnightly market reports nos 1-55, 1 May 1952-31 July 1954; price lists for ferrous and non-ferrous metals; and market quotations for cotton goods, silk goods, rayon goods and stable fibre (spun rayon) goods. The folder is labelled 'Kobe or Osaka to Sydney File I' and 'No corresp. from Sydney to Kobe'.


  • Creation: 1 Apr. 1952-31 July 1954


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 folder(s) (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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