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Correspondence re tea, produce and Zebra/Switch operations, 23 July 1948-21 May 1953

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/2/1/10

Scope and Contents

The ring-binder is labelled '1948/53 Private and Confidential' and is numbered 10. It is divided into three sections:

1. Zebra or Switch Operations: correspondence and telegrams exchanged by Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Tokyo (mostly between Hong Kong and London), with related letters and papers, including extracts from telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 14 October 1952-21 May 1953.

2. Produce: correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with related letters and papers, including letters from N. Schrok, Rotterdam, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 4 February-1 December 1949.

3. Tea: correspondence and telegrams exchanged by Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with W.J. Keswick, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and the China Produce and Tea Departments, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with related letters and papers, including correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and N. Schrok, Rotterdam, and debit notes from N. Schrok to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, for tea shipments, 23 July 1948-2 February 1950.

Dates

  • 23 July 1948-21 May 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 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 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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