Staff Letters from Butterfield & Swire to John Swire and Sons

Scope and Content

Letters sent from Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Shanghai offices to John Swire and Sons London office concerning staff. Includes letters documenting; leave; staff appointments and vacancies; staff replacements; staff movements; salaries; staff illness; staff housing and accommodation; staff living expenses including cost of living report; Chinese members of staff; Chinese language classes for staff; tables documenting staff leave arrangements and salaries.

File has been indexed by surname and subject.

Conditions Governing Access


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