To China

Scope and Content

Correspondence from John Swire and Sons London office to Butterfield & Swire offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai concerning staff, including; staff recruitment; staff movements; salaries; development and recruitment of staff to the 'Air Department'; terms of employment; details of blockade and evacuation of Shanghai; staff leave; pension scheme and Provident Fund.

Includes subject and name index.

Access Information

File closed under Data Protection Act until 1st January 2031


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