From Shanghai

Scope and Content

Correspondence from Butterfield & Swire offices in Shanghai to John Swire and Sons London office concerning staff. Includes documents concerning; staff movements; salaries; staff appointments and recruitment; accommodation; staff health and illness; inspections and interportal visits; inflation and high cost of living allowance; children's allowance; rehabilitation grants for Hong Kong internees and pre-war staff; entertaining costs and budgets including club memberships and summer holidays; discussions concerning proposed office in Formosa (Taiwan); staff agreement terms.

See JSSII 7/4/57/6 for subject and name index for letters from Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Access Information

File closed under Data Protection Act until 1st January 2028


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