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Semi-official letters from Sydney to Singapore, 1963-1976

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/244

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Sydney, to Jardine Waugh Ltd and Jardine Matheson Holdings (S.E.A.) Ltd, Singapore, with some enclosures. The series begins with letters from G.R.B. Patterson, Resident Representative in Australia and New Zealand of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Jardine Waugh Ltd and the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, 1963-1964. Following the establishment of the company's office at Sydney in July 1964, the letters are from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Australia) Pty Ltd and (from 1974) Jardine Matheson Australia Ltd. The correspondents are Boon Yoon Chiang, Brian Dickinson, A.M. Fisher, J.A. Heywood, S.L. Keswick, L.E.C. Letts, K. Osborne, G.R.B. Patterson and Joyce Rogers.


  • Creation: 1963-1976


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.


3 file(s) (3 ring-binders)

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Related Materials

J1/169 contains copies of the letters belonging to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. Some of the letters in the series have manuscript headings referring to subject files of Matheson & Co. Ltd (I21/4) which also contain copies of the letters.

Repository Details

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