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J. H. Prynne Papers
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10144
Scope and Contents
The collection principally consists of Prynne's literary papers and correspondence, together with documents relating to his career as an academic.
Dates: 1936 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: Access to some files is restricted for reasons of confidentiality or in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The restictions are not noted in this online catalogue, and those planning to consult the collection are strongly advised to contact the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts well in advance of their visit to establish the accessibility of the files in which they are interested.
Jardine Matheson Archive
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM
Scope and Contents The collection contains a comprehensive set of papers covering the activities of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, its predecessors, its subsidiaries and associated firms up to 1969: • The company's business history is covered in large series of accounts (A) and correspondence (B-E, J-K). • The rest of the collection is comprised of legal documents (F), printed commercial circulars and periodicals (G), documents in Chinese (H), papers of other companies (I), and miscellaneous papers (L)....
Conditions Governing Access: 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. 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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
Papers of Sir Harry Parkes
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes
Scope and Contents The collection contains a wide range of professional and personal papers. There is an extensive selection of printed and manuscript material collected in Hong Kong, China and Japan throughout Parkes' career. There are also around 750 letters, including correspondence with Sir Rutherford Alcock, Major-General Charles George Gordon, Lord John Russell and Sir Ernest Satow. Most of the personal correspondence addressed to Parkes dates from the last two years of his life, with much of the...
Dates: circa 1380-1898 (mainly 1850s-1880s); circa 1380-1898 (mainly 1850s-1880s)
Conditions Governing Access: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
- China 1
- Hong Kong 1
- Japan 1
- Poetry 1
- Dutch; Flemish 2
- Italian 2
- Japanese 2
- Arabic 1
- Danish 1
- Hawaiian 1
- Indonesian 1
- Korean 1
- Persian 1
- Portuguese 1
- Russian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Urdu 1 ∧ less
- Jardine, Matheson and Co. Ltd 1
- Jardine, William, 1784-1843 (physician and merchant) 1
- Matheson and Co Ltd 1
- Matheson, Sir Nicholas James Sutherland, 1796-1878 (1st Baronet, merchant and politician) 1
- Parkes, Sir Harry Smith, 1828-1885 (Knight, diplomat) 1