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Correspondence re Ewo Cotton Mills Ltd, 1951-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J12/6

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and related papers of Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, regarding Ewo Cotton Mills Ltd (Ewo Mills), particularly its takeover by the Yu Hwa Textile Co.


  • Creation: 1951-1955


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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

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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


5 folder(s) (5 folders)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The files were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 22 March 2013. They were formerly in 'Box No. 12', regarding Ewo Mills, stored at the British Consulate General, Shanghai.

Related Materials

A9/16 contains papers regarding the takeover of Ewo Cotton Mills Ltd.


Repository Details

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