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Reminiscences of F.H. Bugbird, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/8

Scope and Contents

Two typescript copies of a short account of events in Jardine, Matheson & Co's history based on the reminiscences of F.H. Bugbird. The period covered is roughly 1885 to 1912, and the subjects include an order for cruisers by the Japanese, to be built by Armstrongs of Newcastle; the Oraguzuru Mine; the resignation of [H.V.] Henson from Jardine, Matheson & Co.; and the tale of the 'Peyang'. The typescript is entitled 'Mr. Bugbird's reminiscences. Given 19th May, 1938'.


  • Creation: 1938


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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

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1 folder(s) (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received as part of the initial accessions to the Archive.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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