Private and confidential correspondence, 1935-1983 (mainly 1945-1983)
Scope and Contents
Selected private and confidential correspondence between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd (and its successors) regarding particular subjects, with some semi-official, personal and other correspondence between the companies and other letters and papers. Most of the letters are copies, but there are also some original letters. Some files are comprised solely of non-correspondence.
- 1935-1983 (mainly 1945-1983)
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.
1 collection (circa 4 bays (2.2 cubic metres))
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