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Semi-official letters from Tokyo to Hong Kong, 1947-1978

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/252

Scope and Contents

An incomplete series of copies of semi-official letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Japan) Ltd, Tokyo, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers, including monthly agency reports. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, M.G. Barrow, H.D.M. Barton, N.J. Booker, M.J.E. Chambers, J.V. Godfray, R. Gordon, I.F.H. Grant, R.H. Gunn, S.R. Hawke, M.A.R. Herries, H.F. Hopkins, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, M.P. Keyes, Kohichi Nanjo, D.F. Landale, D.W.N. Landale, G.J. McKenzie, D.D.B. McLeod, G.Y. Matsumura, R.D.P. Michell, D.K. Newbigging, L. Norris, F.A. Pollock, M.L. Railton, J.S. Riggs, H. Sidbury and E.F. Watts.


  • 1947-1978

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

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.


26 file(s) (26 ring-binders)

3 folder(s) (3 folders)

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

There are also copies of the semi-official letters belonging to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong (see the index to this series for details), which include some unnumbered semi-official letters and enclosures which are missing from this series. The Hong Kong copies include indexes from 1950 onwards.


Repository Details

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