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Hong Kong

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

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Business letters: Local, 1813-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7
Scope and Contents

Business letters sent from places in China and Hong Kong.

Dates: 1813-1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The originals of B1-11 are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room using the microfilm reference numbers listed in this catalogue, which are also found in the Outline Catalogue.
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Correspondence re Hong Kong, 1946-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/2/10
Dates: 1946-1974
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 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.
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David Binnie: World tour diaries and photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8558-8560
Dates: 1873-1874
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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F.H.H. Guillemard: Journals and notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7783
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of nine volumes of journal entries and notes written during the voyage of the 'Marchesa' and one volume of notes for Guillemard's biography of Ferdinand Magellan. Some of the volumes include lists of letters sent home by Guillemard during his voyage to eastern Asia, China and Japan, which provide a rough itinerary of his journey.

Dates: 1882-1893
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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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)....
Dates: 1766-1969
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.
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John Scarth: Letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7084
Scope and Contents

Typescript and manuscript letters, mainly from China.

Dates: 1847- 1858
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters from Augustine Heard & Co., 1864-1875

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C58
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Augustine Heard & Co., Hong Kong (1-3) and Foochow (4-11), to various correspondents or concerning particular subjects. Jardine, Matheson & Co. maintained a long correspondence with the firm, and acted as trustee for the liquidation of the company in 1875.

Dates: 1864-1875
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 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.
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Letters from Hong Kong, 1885-1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B20
Scope and Contents

Letters from 'local' correspondents in Hong Kong, sent mostly to partners or employees of Jardine, Matheson & Co. in Hong Kong.

Dates: 1885-1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The originals of B1-11 are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room using the microfilm reference numbers listed in this catalogue, which are also found in the Outline Catalogue.
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Letters re agreements and contracts, Feb. 1887-Feb. 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C25
Scope and Contents Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. There is a subject index at the start of the volume containing the following entries:Ayung - Fok Painter's Agreement, Indo-China Steam Navigation Co.; Crew's Agreement, Indo-China Steam Navigation Co.; Coal Sheds, East Point; Specification for Duck Punt; New roof, East Point Godown 1844; New Building, East Point Godown; Crew's agreement, Foochow Launch, 1887; Ling Atow; Magazine for Detonators, One Tree Island; Machinery for...
Dates: Feb. 1887-Feb. 1903
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 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.
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Letters re Book Office, banking and finance, 1881-1912

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C24
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. C24/4 and C24/9 include indexes.

Dates: 1881-1912
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 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.
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Letters re Canton Insurance Office, 1835-1894

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C36
Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Canton, Toon Koo, Macao and Hong Kong (1-18), and press copies of letters to local correspondents in China and Hong Kong (19-30), and to places on the China coast (31-36). C36/1-12, C36/14-18, C36/21-29, C36/35 and C36/36 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1835-1894
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 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.
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Letters re charbonnages, 1893-1899

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C28
Scope and Contents

Press and typed copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, regarding coal and collieries.

Dates: 1893-1899
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 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.
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Letters re China Mutual Steam Navigation Co., 1900-1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C33
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to local (Hong Kong) and foreign (China and elsewhere) correspondents, with indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1900-1902
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 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.
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Letters re China Sugar Refinery, 1880-1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C30
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, General Managers of the China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd. C30/1 and C30/4 includes indexes.

Dates: 1880-1916
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 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.
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Letters re 'Hong Kong Times', 1874-1876

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C31
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Thomas Preston, Manager of the 'Hong Kong Times', Hong Kong, regarding the newspaper, including indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1874-1876
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 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.
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Letters re Hongkong Fire Insurance Co. Ltd, 1874-1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C37
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, General Managers of the Hongkong Fire Insurance Co. C37/1-5 and C37/7-10 include indexes.

Dates: 1874-1891
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 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.
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Letters re house properties, June 1890-Sep. 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C26
Scope and Contents Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. There is a name and subject index at the start of the volume containing the following entries:Apo; Bird & Palmer; Captain Burridge; Bradley & Co.'s Compradore; Revd Charles Bone; J.R. Crooke; Colonial Secretary; Hon. W. Chatham; F. Collins; G.C. Cox; Chao Chee Mee; Chan A. Tong; Dr F.W. Clark; A.G. Cohen; Suggestions for New Chinese Houses; D.R. Crawford; C.P. Chater; Clan A. Tong; A. Chapman; Chong Moung; Colonel...
Dates: June 1890-Sep. 1902
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 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.
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Letters re Indo-China Steam Navigation Co., 1883-1903

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C32
Scope and Contents

Press and typed copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, General Managers of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, including letters to local (Hong Kong) and foreign (China and elsewhere) correspondents. C32/1, C32/5 and C32/9 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1883-1903
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 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.
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Letters re insurance, 1842-1859

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C15
Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to general and foreign correspondents in China and other places regarding insurance, possibly relating to the Canton Insurance Office, including indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1842-1859
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 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.
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Letters re piece goods, 1868-1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C12
Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Matheson & Co., London, regarding piece goods.

Dates: 1868-1883
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 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.
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Letters re shares, dividends, etc., Feb. 1892-Jan. 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C27
Scope and Contents Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. The recipients include (among others) Thomas Arnold, Secretary, Hong Kong, Canton & Macao Steamboat Co. Ltd; Benjamin, Kelly & Potts; G.A. Derrick, Local Secretary, Raub Australian Gold Mining Co. Ltd; Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock Co. Ltd (including some addressed to David Gillies, Manager); Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation (including some to J.C. Peter, chief accountant); Hong Kong Electric Light Co.; A. Shelton...
Dates: Feb. 1892-Jan. 1902
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 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.
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Letters re Swatow Sugar Refinery, Oct. 1879-Feb. 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C29
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Robert Craig, Swatow, regarding the Swatow Sugar Refinery.

Dates: Oct. 1879-Feb. 1883
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 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.
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Letters re the Hongkong Ice Co. Ltd, Jan. 1881-Mar. 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C34
Scope and Contents Press and typed copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, General Managers of the Hongkong Ice Co. Ltd. The main recipients are John Allan, engineer, Hongkong Ice Co. Ltd; William N. Bain, Manager, Hongkong Ice Co. Ltd; E.M. Barretto, Manila; Brereton & Wotton; Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China; Chief Manager, Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; G. Nissle, Behre & Co., Saigon; William Parlane, Manager, Hongkong Ice Co. Ltd; J.M. Price,...
Dates: Jan. 1881-Mar. 1896
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 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.
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Letters to America, 1877-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C20
Scope and Contents

Fair (1) and press (2-8) copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to the United States. C20/1, C20/2 and C20/5-8 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1877-1898
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 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.
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Letters to Australasia, Feb. 1883-May 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C19
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Australasia. There is an index of recipients at the start of the volume.

Dates: Feb. 1883-May 1885
Conditions Governing Access: Unavailable due to condition.
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