Semi-official letters from Singapore to London, 1954-1973
Scope and Contents
Semi-official letters from Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Henry Waugh Ld, Jardine Waugh Ltd and Jardine Matheson Holdings (S.E.A.) Ltd, Singapore, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. Most of the letters until the end of 1964 are originals, although there are also some copies. From 1965 the letters are copies, with the originals having been transferred to Matheson & Co. Ltd's subject files (I21/4). Some of these letters include manuscript headings to indicate the name of the file or files in which the original or additional copies can be found.
The correspondents are A.D. Angus, I.F. Aucott, Boon Yoon Chiang, D.I. Bosanquet, Chan U Seek, D.R. Davies, G. Ellis, R.H. Gunn, M.A.R. Herries, J.A. Heywood, F.M.V. Johnstone, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, L.E.C. Letts, Miss M.N.Y. Liew, R.B. Polk, R. Shoppee, E.F. Watts and H.A. Waugh.
Conditions Governing Access
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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf.
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.
13 file(s) (13 ring-binders)
2 envelope(s) (2 envelopes)
Language of Materials
Existence and Location of Copies
The copies of the letters belonging to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, can be found in J1/161 (1954), J1/152 (1955-1970), J1/308 (1971), J1/313 (1972) and J1/317 (1973).
- Angus, Andrew Drummond, 1921-2013 (businessman)
- Aucott, Ian Frank, 1916-1991 (businessman)
- Bosanquet, David Ives, 1914-1988 (businessman)
- Chan, U Seek, 1925-2009 (businessman)
- Chiang, Boon Yoon, b 1935 (businessman)
- Davies, Derek Roy, b 1930 (businessman)
- Ellis, Geoffrey, 1924-1979 (businessman)
- Gunn, Roger Henry, b 1934
- Herries, Michael Alexander Robert Young-, 1923-1995 (Knight, businessman)
- Heywood, John Axson, b 1937 (businessman)
- Jardine Matheson Holdings (SEA) Ltd
- Johnstone, Fitzroy Montague Veitch, b 1922 (businessman)
- Keswick, Sir John Henry, 1906-1982 (Knight, businessman)
- Keswick, Sir William Johnstone, 1903-1990 (Knight, businessman)
- Letts, Lionel Edgar Charles, 1918-2013 (businessman)
- Polk, Robert Brand, b 1944
- Shoppee, Reginald, b 1913 (businessman)
- Watts, Erik Francis, 1904-1984 (businessman)
- Waugh, Henry Alan, b 1920