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Subject files of Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 1929-1983 (mainly 1939-1983)

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11

Scope and Contents

Files compiled by Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, of selected correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Matheson & Co. Ltd and other correspondents regarding particular subjects, with related papers. There are two main series for semi-official (J11/1) and private and confidential correspondence (J11/2), which are divided into sub-series by subject. The files within the sub-series are grouped by year or years and numbered, although many files include material outside the specified time period. Most of the letters are copies, but there are also some original letters to the firm. A few files contain only non-correspondence.

Dates

  • 1929-1983 (mainly 1939-1983)

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.

Extent

1 collection (circa 7 bays (3.8 cubic metres))

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 2012-2018.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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