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Semi-official correspondence between London and Vancouver, 27 Apr. 1950-14 Dec. 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/221

Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine British Sales Ltd, Vancouver, with enclosed letters and papers. The ring-binder is divided into two sections:

1) Copies of letters nos 1-9 from W.J. Keswick, London, to C.V. Eckford, Vancouver, 27 April-28 July 1950.

2) Originals (and some copies) of letters JBS/SO nos 1-15 from C.V. Eckford and A.H. Hutchison, Vancouver, to W.J. Keswick, London, 20 May-7 November 1950, and nos 404 (14 August 1950), 451 (8 September 1950), 502 (13 October 1950), 529 (16 November 1950) and unnumbered (14 December 1950) from Hutchison to W.J. Keswick, London, and unnumbered (18 November 1950) from Hutchison to W.E.D. Smith, London.


  • Creation: 27 Apr. 1950-14 Dec. 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.

Access to some 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.

Repository Details

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