File 2182/1913 Pt 11-12 'PERSIAN GULF AND ARABIA NEJD-HEJAZ AFFAIRS 1920'

IOR/L/PS/10/391

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The record is made up of 1 volume (562 folios). It was created in 1 Jan 1920-21 Oct 1920. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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This volume contains parts 11 and 12 of the subject 'Persia Gulf'.

The volume concerns relations between Bin Saud [‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd, also referred to in the correspondence as Ibn Saud] and King Hussein of Hejaz [Ḥusayn bin ‘Alī al-Hāshimī, King of Hejaz], and British policy towards both. It includes correspondence, not only between Government of India, 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. , Foreign Office, War Office, and Treasury correspondents, but also between Bin Saud and various British officials. Much of the correspondence documents the (unsuccessful) efforts of the British to persuade the two leaders to meet. Also included in the volume are reports by British officials regarding the dispute, and a copy (in Arabic) of the Treaty of Sèvres.

Both parts include a divider that gives the subject and part numbers, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references contained in that part by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

Extent and format
1 volume (562 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

The subject 2182 (Persia Gulf) consists of 8 volumes: IOR/L/PS/10/384-391. The volumes are divided into 12 parts with part 1 comprising the first volume, part 2 comprising the second volume, part 3 comprising the third volume, parts 4-5 comprising the fourth volume, part 6 comprising the fifth volume, parts 7-8 comprising the sixth volume, parts 9-10 comprising the seventh volume, and parts 11-12 comprising the eighth volume.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 560; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located at the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers, nor does it include the two leading and ending flyleaves.

Additional foliation sequences are also present in parallel between ff 80-560; these numbers are written in pencil or crayon and, where circled, are crossed through.

Written in
English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
Type
Archival file

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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

Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/10/391
Former external reference(s)
P 2182/1913 Pt 11-12

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Date(s)
1 Jan 1920-21 Oct 1920 (CE, Gregorian)

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