From Shanghai

Archive Unit

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 and vacancies; leave; staff health; retirement; cost of living for staff in outports and floating staff; salaries; staff assessments and recommendations; staff housing.

File has been indexed by surname and subject (see Index in JSSII 7/4/49/3).

Conditions Governing Access

File closed under Data Protection Act until 1st January 2017.


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