Australia General Correspondence

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and John Swire & Sons Pty in Sydney and Brisbane. Letters cover: accounts; future trading policy; future of JS&S Trading Pty; finance; petropoulos; properties; sidiropclos; staff and include minutes of meetings; business reports; estimated trading results; minutes of JS&S Trading Pty. The box also contains correspondence with Yuills (London) and to Speyer (Sydney) relating to the proposed purchase of shares in Gardner Smith.


Chronological by sending office

Conditions Governing Access

No copying without permission


Other Finding Aids

Paper handlist available

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