'File 1/27 Clerical Staff: Priority Sea and Air Passages and Calculation of Joining Time'

IOR/R/15/2/1017

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The record is made up of 1 file (295 folios). It was created in 15 Oct 1942-24 Aug 1950. 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 file includes papers from 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. setting out general administrative rules for travel within 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. area; correspondence relating to travel arrangements by sea and air for individual members of staff and their families, especially to India and other destinations in the Gulf; invoices, receipts and correspondence from the British Steamship Navigation Company Limited, British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), and Gray Mackenzie and Company Limited, Agents, Bahrain; correspondence from individual members of staff requesting sea and air passages; and letters certifying that the bearer was a Government servant.

Extent and format
1 file (295 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the file. Circled serial numbers (red for received correspondence; blue/black for issued correspondence) refer to entries in the notes at the rear of the file.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation system in use commences at 1A on the front cover, and continues through to 293 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil (with a few in blue crayon) 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. Foliation anomalies: ff. 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D; ff. 93A, 93B; ff. 138A, 138B. The following number does not appear in the foliation sequence: 85. The following pagination range occurs: 41-42.

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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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Archive reference
IOR/R/15/2/1017
Former external reference(s)
English Office files: 1/27

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15 Oct 1942-24 Aug 1950 (CE, Gregorian)

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'File 1/27 Clerical Staff: Priority Sea and Air Passages and Calculation of Joining Time', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1017, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000241.0x000220> [accessed 9 December 2019]

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