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Memorandum re Engineering Department, 1922-1976 (memo. of 1922 and modern covering letter)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L15/14

Scope and Contents

An unsigned typescript memorandum from the Engineering Department, Shanghai, 2 March 1922, 22 pages, regarding the future of the department, written in the period immediately preceding the creation of the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd. There is also a covering typescript letter from 'J.F.', Chipping Campden, to Alan [Reid], 22 March 1976, which indicates that the author of the memorandum is probably Geo. S. Aveyard.


  • Creation: 1922-1976 (memo. of 1922 and modern covering letter)


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1 folder(s) (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found among the uncatalogued papers in the Archive.

Repository Details

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