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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Copy of the log book of 'the Mountegue'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 3
Scope and Contents

Comprises 261 copies of photographic prints taken from the original log, collected by Dr J.G. Gubbins in 1932, as part of efforts to restore the University of Witwatersrand Library which had been destroyed by fire in 1932. The log book relates to a voyage from London to Surat in Gujarat, India, between 1699 and 1702.

Dates: 1932

Miscellaneous bound accounts and papers, 1802-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7
Scope and Contents A wide range of accounts and other papers relating to Jardine, Matheson and Co., companies it owned or managed, and extraneous institutions.Much of the series is concerned with maritime trading, relating primarily to the consignment of goods, notably opium, and the range of expenses incurred by their transportation. Many of the volumes are undifferentiated by creator. However, there are some records relating to particular companies and traders. These include Robert Taylor (1-6),...
Dates: 1802-1941
Conditions Governing Access: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.

Notes and papers on shipping, circa 1935-circa 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L15/7
Scope and Contents Undated manuscript notes on British, Chinese and Japanese shipping, including competition between the nations. There are also two printed extracts from published works: Chapter XIII from 'Reconstruction in China', edited by T'ang Leang-li (China Limited Press, 1935), entitled 'Mercantile Marine', and a chapter from the 'Chinese Year Book 1935-1936', pp. 642-672, on shipping. The original envelope was numbered 42, labelled 'Calcutta Pool', and addressed to F.A. Pollock Esq (the label has been...
Dates: circa 1935-circa 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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 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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.

Opinions on the Adelaide Star, The majority of folios date from 1946-48.

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 4/41
Scope and Contents

Opinions by HL (from 1946 and 1948) with accompanying papers and correspondence on the case of the Adelaide Star (a cargo ship built in Denmark for the Blue Star Line but seized by German forces in 1940 before she could be delivered).

Dates: The majority of folios date from 1946-48.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.