Local Staff Letters

Scope and Content

File of correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Tokyo regarding the management of staff employed to work in businesses in the East. The letters cover routine matters such as service conditions, salaries, training, staff movements, promotions and recruitment as well as issues affecting individual members of staff . Includes subject/name index


Letters arranged chronologically by sending office

Access Information

File closed under the Data Protection Act until January 2046


Archivist's Note


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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