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Mandarin correspondence, 29 Oct. 1963-17 Nov. 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J16

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, regarding the Mandarin Hotel, Hong Kong:

1. Original letters nos M.1, 2 and 4 from M.A.R. Herries and H. Sidbury, Hong Kong, to D.C. Geddes, London, 8 November 1963-19 September 1964.

2. Copies of letters nos M.1-5, 7 and 9 from D.C. Geddes, London, to M.A.R. Herries and H. Sidbury, Hong Kong, 29 October 1963-17 November 1964, with enclosed letters from Geddes to T.A.P. Ross, The Mandarin Hotel, Hong Kong, 29 October 1964 and 17 November 1964.

The subjects covered include City Hotels Ltd, German regional food products, I.C.T., Orkney products and poultry and game suppliers. The file is labelled 'Mandarin Correspondence - (Ref. 'M'). London/Hongkong & Hongkong/London From 29.10.63'.


  • Creation: 29 Oct. 1963-17 Nov. 1964


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.


1 folder(s) (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but the original binding has been replaced with treasury tags.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 22 March 2018.

Related Materials

I21/4/91 contains additional correspondence and related papers regarding the Mandarin Hotel.

Repository Details

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