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Correspondence re silk and tea, 11 Feb. 1952-30 Nov. 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/1/16/3/5

Scope and Contents

The ring-binder is labelled '1952/53 Japan Tea Silk' and '5. Japan', and is divided into two sections:

1. Silk: correspondence (including extracts of letters) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with related letters and papers, including correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and J.R. Geigy S.A., Basle, 11 February 1952-30 November 1953.

2. Tea: correspondence (including extracts of letters) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Tokyo, with related memoranda, 11 February-17 July 1952.


  • 11 Feb. 1952-30 Nov. 1953

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

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

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