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Semi-official letters from Singapore to London, 1954-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/241

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.


  • Creation: 1954-1973


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.


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).

Repository Details

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