From Hong Kong

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Correspondence from Butterfield & Swire offices in Hong Kong to John Swire and Sons London office concerning staff. Includes documents concerning; staff recruitment; salaries; salary scales; children's allowance; high cost of living allowance; accommodation; Japan staff salaries; married and bachelor allowances; Shanghai Rubber; staff appointments and transfers; leave; individual staff records and first impressions reports; government salary scales and high cost of living allowances paid by various Hong Kong companies.

Includes subject and name index.

Conditions Governing Access

File closed under Data Protection Act until 1st January 2029


Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

Copying for personal research purposes is permitted. Please contact the archivist for all publication requests.

Copyright is owned by John Swire & Sons, Ltd, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ