Correspondence of Shanghai Shipping Office, 1938-1954
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and related papers of the Shipping Office/Department, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, as Agents of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd and other shipping lines. Much of the correspondence is comprised of copies of letters, but there are also some original letters to the firm. Some documents are in Chinese.
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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.
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7 archive box(es) (7 boxes)
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