From Shanghai

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Correspondence from Butterfield & Swire offices in Shanghai to John Swire and Sons London office concerning staff. Includes documents concerning; staff movements and transfers; Shanghai entry and exit permits and applications for permits; salaries; high cost of living allowances; staff health; appeal by Hungjao Golf Club for financial support.

File includes name and subject index for letters from Hong Kong and Shanghai offices.

Conditions Governing Access

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