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Semi-official letters from Korea to Tokyo, 19 Sep. 1949-16 June 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/209

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Korea (Seoul), to Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, with enclosed letters and papers:

1. Nos MLR 2, 19 September 1949, MLR 4, 21 October 1949, and MLR 5, 5 November 1949, from W.K. Corneck to M.L. Railton.

2. Nos K1-8 from W.K. Corneck to F.A. Pollock, 9-30 December 1949.

3. Nos K1-6, 8-23 and 25-40 from W.K. Corneck (mainly) and D.A.S. Gordon to F.A. Pollock, 9 January-16 June 1950.

There is also a personal letter from W.K. Corneck, Korea, to F.A. Pollock, Japan, 16 March 1950, numbered KC2/50. The ring-binder is labelled 'File I'.


  • Creation: 19 Sep. 1949-16 June 1950


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.

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Existence and Location of Copies

J1/137 and J1/159 contains copies of all the letters and enclosures.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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