Railways correspondence, 1935-1940
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and related papers regarding railways, including material concerning the British & Chinese Corporation Ltd. Much of the correspondence is with J.J. Paterson, Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd's Taipan at Hong Kong. The papers are mainly in English, but there are also some Chinese items.
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.
Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
16 folder(s) (16 folders)
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