Semi-official letters from Tientsin to Shanghai, 1945-1953
Scope and Contents
Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Tientsin, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are H.A. Allan, L.G. Frost, Alex Kidd, M.L. Railton and A.E. Smith and H.H. Tod, Tientsin, and R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, H.H. Lennox and F.A. Pollock, Shanghai.
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.
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11 file(s) (11 ring-binders)
1 folder(s) (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 17 April 2012.
Existence and Location of Copies
J1/132/9, J1/132/13, J1/143/1, J1/143/5, J1/154 and J1/155 contain copies of most of the semi-official letters.
- Allan, Hugh Alexander, 1891-1951 (businessman)
- Frost, Leopold Gotley, 1899-1983 (businessman)
- Gordon, Robert, 1900-1965 (businessman)
- Keswick, Sir John Henry, 1906-1982 (Knight, businessman)
- Kidd, Alexander, 1895-1956 (businessman)
- Lennox, Henry Hutchison, 1891-1958 (businessman)
- Pollock, Frederick Arthur, b 1899 (businessman)
- Railton, Manning Leonard, 1895-1962 (businessman)
- Smith, Alexander Edward, b 1888 (businessman)
- Tod, Henry Hector, b 1907 (businessman)