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Private and confidential letters from Singapore to Hong Kong, 1954-1978

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/33

Scope and Contents

Copies of private and confidential letters from Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Henry Waugh Ltd Jardine Waugh Ltd and Jardine, Matheson & Co, Ltd, Singapore, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are A.D. Angus, I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, Boon Yoon Chiang, D.I. Bosanquet, Chan U Seek, R. Gordon, D.A.H. Hardy, M.A.R. Herries, J.A. Heywood, F.M.V. Johnstone, H.N.L. Keswick, L.E.C. Letts, Miss M.N.Y. Liew, R.D.P. Michell, D.K. Newbigging, R.B. Polk, E.F. Watts and H.A. Waugh.


  • Creation: 1954-1978


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.


5 file(s) (5 ring-binders)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 15 September 2015.

Existence and Location of Originals

The originals of the letters, belonging to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, can be found in J4/10 (1954-1956), J4/16 (1957), J4/17 (1958-1970), J4/42/1 (1971), J4/42/3-5 (1972-1974), J4/55 (1975) and J4/59 (1976-1978).

Repository Details

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