File 7251/1920 Pt 2-3 'Arabia: Nejd-Iraq and Nejd-Kuwait Boundaries: Situation & Policy'

IOR/L/PS/10/937

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The record is made up of 1 volume (316 folios). It was created in 12 Jan 1920-2 Jul 1923. 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 contains correspondence, memoranda, and other papers relating to British policy in the Arabian Peninsula. The papers deal with relations between the countries and territories in the region, including Nejd [Najd], the Hejaz, Transjordan [Jordan], Kuwait, Iraq, Yemen, and the Idrisi state. Matters covered include border delineation, conferences, treaties and agreements, and inter-tribal conflict usually involving the Ikhwan.

Each part includes a divider which 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.

The correspondence is mostly interdepartmental in nature and comes from officials at the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, 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. , and War Office. Further correspondence, usually included as enclosures, comes from British political and diplomatic offices in the region, some of the Arab leaders, and representatives of the United States and other European Governments.

Extent and format
1 volume (316 folios)
Arrangement

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

The subject 7251 (Arabia) consists of three volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/936-938. The volumes are divided into five parts, with part 1 comprising one volume, parts 2 and 3 comprising the second volume, and parts 4 and 5 comprising the third 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 318; 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 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/10/937
Former external reference(s)
P 7251/1920 Pts 2 & 3

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12 Jan 1920-2 Jul 1923 (CE, Gregorian)

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File 7251/1920 Pt 2-3 'Arabia: Nejd-Iraq and Nejd-Kuwait Boundaries: Situation & Policy', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/937, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000419.0x000341> [accessed 21 January 2020]

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