From Shanghai

Scope and Content

Letters and papers sent from Butterfield & Swire Shanghai office to John Swire and Sons London office concerning staff. Includes letters documenting; staff appointments, transfers; staff military service; staff salaries and increases due to inflation; plans for evacuation of women and children from China; effect of evacuation on staff morale; cost of living; staff health; lists of staff next of kin; staff leave.

File has been indexed by surname and subject. See JSSII 7/4/54/3 for index.

Conditions Governing Access

File closed under Data Protection Act until 1st January 2022


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