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Extracts from company records, 1860-1900

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K1

Scope and Contents

A series of numbered folders containing typescript extracts from the records of Jardine, Matheson & Co. The majority of the extracts are from letters or letter books, but there also a few extracts from memoranda, note books and other documents. Each folder begins with a contents page, and some include annotations. There is no indication of when the folders were compiled.


  • Creation: 1860-1900


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 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

copies of originals of 1817-1860

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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