To the East

Scope and Content

Correspondence from John Swire and Sons London office to Butterfield & Swire offices in Hong Kong and Tokyo concerning staff, including; staff recruitment; staff movements; recruitment; allowances; salaries; staff leave; pensions; housing; terms of employment; staff health and medical care; staff and family travel; cost of living in Shanghai; entry and exit permits; discipline of staff.

Includes subject and name index.

Access Information

Closed under the Data Protection Act until 1st January 2034


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