Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, Ltd and Butterfield & Swire, Hong Kong and Tokyo covering routine business matters. Letters cover the following areas in particular: advertising, investments (Canada, Australia, Sterling), finance, Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce, Directors' visits, Taikoo Dockyard shareholders, European Shipping Agencies results. Includes subject index. Papers also include a Report on Advertising for Butterfield & Swire, Hong Kong (1959).
Butterfield & Swire China and Japan
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 102 JSS/2/2/34
- Alternative Id.GB 102 JSSII 2/34
- Former ReferenceGB 102 BS 1649
- Dates of Creation1959
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 files
Scope and Content
Letters are arranged chronologically by sending office in two files, Jan-June 1959 (Box A) and Jul-Dec 1959. (Box B)
Conditions Governing Access
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