'Administration Reports of the Persian Gulf, 1939 to 1944'

IOR/R/15/1/719

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The record is made up of 1 volume (458 folios). It was created in 1940-1945. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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The volume consists of Administration Report of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. for the Year 1939 (Simla: Government of India Press, 1940); Administration Report of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. for the Year 1940 (Simla: Government of India Press, 1941); and unpublished, typescript Administration Reports of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. for the years 1941, 1942, 1943, and 1944.

The Reports contain an introductory review of the year by the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. , and separate reports on each of the constituent agencies, consulates, and other areas of the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. , such as Bushire and Hinterland, Fars, Kerman, Bandar Abbas, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Muscat. The Reports give information on British personnel; British interests; local administration; military and naval matters; aviation; political developments; manumission; trade and commerce; medical matters; meteorological data; communications; oil; and notable events.

Extent and format
1 volume (458 folios)
Arrangement

The Reports are bound in chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume. There is a table of contents at the front of each Report.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation system in use commences at 1 on the front cover, and continues through to 460 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil, enclosed in a circle, and appears in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. Four additional partial foliation sequences are present alongside the main sequence between ff. 72-147, ff. 148-259, ff. 261-356, and ff. 358-455: these numbers are also written in pencil, are circled but crossed out, and can be found in the same position as the main sequence.

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English in Latin script
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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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Unrestricted

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IOR/R/15/1/719

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1940-1945 (CE, Gregorian)

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