File 3443/1914 Pt 4 'Persia: East Persia affairs; German agents'

IOR/L/PS/10/475

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The record is made up of 1 volume (179 folios). It was created in 9 Feb 1916-20 Dec 1916. It was written in English and German. 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 contains correspondence regarding the Persian Campaign of the First World War and the movements and activities of the Central Powers in Persia [Iran] between May and November 1916. The correspondence is particularly concerned with finding and capturing German, Ottoman and Austrian agents active in Persia and Afghanistan.

The primary correspondents are: British Legation, Tehran; War Office Directorate of Military Intelligence; Chief Commissioner, North-West Frontier Province; British Legation, Sistan and Kain; British Consulate General, Meshed; Government of India.

The volume contains a single item in German (ff 149-150), a list of German military personnel active in Persia in February 1916 written by the German Military Attache, Tehran.

The volume includes a divider which gives the subject number, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

Extent and format
1 volume (179 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume. The subject 3443 (German War/Persia) consists of six volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/472-477. The volumes are divided into six parts, with each part comprising one volume.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 181; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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English and German in Latin 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/10/475
Former external reference(s)
P 3443/1914 Pt 4

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9 Feb 1916-20 Dec 1916 (CE, Gregorian)

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File 3443/1914 Pt 4 'Persia: East Persia affairs; German agents', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/475, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000419.0x000172> [accessed 24 August 2019]

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