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Hong Kong

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

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Letters to India and the Straits, 1881-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C16
Scope and Contents

Press (C16/1-4) and typed (C16/5) copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to places in India and the Straits Settlements. C16/1-3 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1881-1905
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 local correspondents, 1842-1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C14
Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Macao and Hong Kong, to local correspondents, mainly in Canton, Macao, Kumsingmun, Hong Kong and elsewhere on the China coast. C14/1-3 and C14/5-14 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1842-1882
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 local correspondents, 1871-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C23
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to local (mainly Hong Kong) correspondents. C23/5-7 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1871-1901
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 the China coast, 1839-1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C13
Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Macao and Hong Kong, to Jardine, Matheson and Co.'s agents or receiving ships on the China coast. The later letters are addressed to the firm's branches, including those at Shanghai and Yokohama. C13/1-10 and C13/14-31 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1839-1883
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 to the China coast, 1870-1896

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C21
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to places on the China coast, including Shanghai, Foochow and Swatow, as well as some to Japan. C21/2-41 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1870-1896
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 the China coast, 1871-1896

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C22
Scope and Contents

Press copies of shipping letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to places on the China coast, including Shanghai, Foochow and Swatow, as well as some to Japan. C22/1-18, C22/20-21 and C22/23-25 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1871-1896
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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Memoir: Warwick Morris, 2009 - 2020

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 194
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2009 - 2020
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Nyasaland, British Honduras, Trinidad, Tanganyika, Iraq, Hong Kong, Nigeria and Straits Settlement, 1924-11 - 1929-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Hugh Clifford [Governor of Nigeria, 1919-25, of Ceylon, 1925-27 and of the Straits Settlements, 1927-29], on subjects including the Malay rubber industry and rubber smuggling, the situation of the Chinese in Malaya [later Malaysia] and Singapore, recommending Bede Clifford as the new Colonial Secretary, Clifford's decision to leave Ceylon for Malaya, the financial and political situation in Ceylon, the success of the visit to Nigeria by the Prince of Wales [later...
Dates: 1924-11 - 1929-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers of chambers of commerce, 1861-1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L14/5
Scope and Contents Printed reports, memorials, notices and circulars relating to chambers of commerce in Colombo, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. The papers includes documents by the Hongkong General Chamber of Commerce on the Chinese Custom House system, 1861; copies of a 'Memorial from the British Chamber of Commerce, Shanghae, to his Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, relative to the regulation of trade in the Yang-tsze-kiang River', 1862; 'English & Chinese translations of...
Dates: 1861-1884
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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Papers relating to MT's visit to the Far East (Japan, China, Hong Kong & India), 17-28 September 1982, 1980-09 - 1982-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/37A
Scope and Contents Part 1: includes MT's handwritten annotations; details of administrative and media arrangements and of the British delegation; and note from 6th Lord (Peter) Carrington to MT ahead of the proposed visit, 15 December 1981 Part 1A, closed section, security Part 2: includes MT's handwritten annotations; notes from DT; details of administrative arrangements and of the British delegation; draft seating plans on the RAF VC 10; and letter from Mrs Indira Gandhi suggesting a stop-off in...
Dates: 1980-09 - 1982-09
Conditions Governing Access: Parts 1-2 mostly opened in March 2013; sections of part 1 closed (security), see THCR 1/10/37A, part 1A It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to MT's visit to the Far East (Japan, China, Hong Kong & India), 17-28 September 1982 (1), 1982-08 - 1982-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/37
Scope and Contents Includes: MT's contemporary handwritten notes; and photocopied notes in MT's handwriting relating to China and Hong Kong, prepared for her memoirs in ca. 1992 Also includes: briefing notes on the future of Hong Kong from Ian Gow MP (MT's Parliamentary Private Secretary) and Ray Whitney MP, August 1982; letter to MT from Geoffrey Pattie MP on China and defence equipment, August 1982; copies of Centre for Policy Studies interviews relating to Hong Kong, including report by Dr Elizabeth...
Dates: 1982-08 - 1982-09
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to MT's visit to the Far East (Japan, China, Hong Kong & India), 17-28 September 1982 (2), 1982-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/38
Scope and Contents Includes: MT’s handwritten notes and annotations Includes: schedules for visit to Japan; details of the UK delegation on the visit; with notes on MT's clothes required during the visit, annotated by her; annotated draft of MT's speech to the Japanese Press Club, Tokyo, 21 September 1982; briefing note for John Coles (MT's Private Secretary for Overseas Affairs) from John Holmes (Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary) on MT's forthcoming meeting with Japanese Prime Minister...
Dates: 1982-09
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to MT's visit to the Far East (Japan, China, Hong Kong & India), 17-28 September 1982 (3), 1982-08 - 1982-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/39
Scope and Contents

Includes: briefing material received before the visit, including letter from Lord (Malcolm) Shepherd, August 1982; copies of notes of MT's meetings with Prime Minister and Premier Zhao Ziyang, China, 22 and 24 September 1982, by John Coles (MT's Private Secretary for Overseas Affairs); notes by Coles of MT's meeting with Vice-Chairman Deng Xiaoping, 24 September 1982; and Foreign Office report on visit by Percy Cradock (UK Ambassador to China), 7 October 1982

Dates: 1982-08 - 1982-10
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to MT's visit to the Far East (Japan, China, Hong Kong & India), 17-28 September 1982 (4), 1982-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/40
Scope and Contents

Includes: (separate) schedules for MT's and DT's visit to Hong Kong; and briefing notes on Hong Kong personalities

Dates: 1982-09
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to MT's visit to the Far East (Japan, China, Hong Kong & India), 17-28 September 1982 (5), 1982-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/41
Scope and Contents

Includes: schedules, administrative papers and menus for visit to China; and details of the British delegation

Dates: 1982-09
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to the Far East, June 1979-September 1982, 1979-06 - 1982-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/68
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1979: includes guest list for PM's dinner for President Turbay-Ayala of Columbia on 3 July 1979, 11 June 1979 [presumably filed in error]; and copy of short note for MT from Ian Gow MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary), "Hong Kong [relating to the visit to London of Sir Y K Pao]", 7 July 1979 Part 2, 1981: includes paper on "Mainland China revisited" by Jun Tsunoda, prepared for Leeds Castle conference, July-August 1981 Part 3, 1982: includes briefing...
Dates: 1979-06 - 1982-09
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2012; later material closed It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to visits to China (for the signing of the Joint Declaration relating to Hong Kong) and the USA, December 1984, 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/78
Scope and Contents Includes: schedules of both visits; and speaking notes for a speech given by MT at a banquet in Peking (Beijing), 19 December 1984; and annotated briefing cards for MT's bilateral meetings with Premier Zhao Ziyang, Deng Xiaoping and Hu Yaobang of China (with MT's handwritten annotations) Also includes photocopy of the record of meetings between MT, American President (Ronald) Reagan and their senior advisers at Camp David, USA, 22 December 1984, and at the White House, 20 February 1985,...
Dates: 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in October 2014 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Passport, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND A.51
Scope and Contents

China, Japan, Hong Kong.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photograph album, 1972 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/1/2
Scope and Contents Titled "Hovercraft - Vol. II". Including photographs of a 200 Squadron SR N6 Mk 5 vehicle carrying hovercraft, 1972 (1); a passenger ticket from the hovercraft service between Ryde and Portsmouth operated by Hovertravel, undated (1); a 200 Squadron SR N6 Mk 2, 1972 (1); the British Hovercraft Corporation factory containing a SR N4 being widened and an Iranian Imperial Navy BH 7 MK 4, 1972 (1); a CC 7 in the Congo used for intercepting diamond smugglers, 1972 (1); SR N4s on the...
Dates: 1972 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Photograph album of China, Hong Kong and Japan

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 3/7
Scope and Contents

Including some hand-tinted photographs.
With loose photographs and paintings on silk.
Also with a photograph of Florence Tuck [sister] and schoolchildren in fancy dress at Chilliwack, Canada.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Certain files containing sensitive personal information about living people have been closed for 80 years. All closures are noted in the catalogue.
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Photographs, 1901 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1901 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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Photographs, 1978 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/2
Scope and Contents Including photographs of Richard Stanton-Jones, undated (2); Richard Stanton-Jones and Earl Mountbatten at sea trials of the SR N4 Mk 3 (Super 4), 1978 (2); Richard Stanton-Jones with the Duke of Kent and a delegation from Saudi Arabia, 1981 (3); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Nigeria, undated [1970s] or [1980s] (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from China, 1979 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Italy, 1981 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation...
Dates: 1978 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Photographs of JA on a tour of the Far East, 1962-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/61
Scope and Contents

Photographs of JA visiting RAF Kai Tak, Hong Kong.

Dates: 1962-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Private letters from the Danish Consulate, Nov. 1845-Dec. 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C7
Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Donald Matheson, H.D.M. Consul at Canton, to the Commissioners of the Royal Board of Customs and Commerce, Copenhagen. The letters are from either the Canton Consulate or Hong Kong.

Dates: Nov. 1845-Dec. 1848
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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Private letters: Local, 1813-1888

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2
Scope and Contents

Private letters sent from places in China and Hong Kong.

Dates: 1813-1888
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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