Coll 20/35 'Sultan of Muscat's desire to avoid wireless and press publicity during wartime'

IOR/L/PS/12/2995

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The record is made up of 1 file (16 folios). It was created in 9 Jan 1940-8 Jan 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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Correspondence and minutes concerning the Sultan of Muscat's wish to minimise wireless and press publicity of his country and its relations with Britain during the Second World War. The correspondence is between officials at 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. in 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. , Government of India (External Affairs Department), 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. , Ministry of Information, and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The papers cover the discussion over the reasons behind the Sultan's wish and instructions given to the BBC and Ministry of Information to respect it.

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1 file (16 folios)
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The file is arranged in chronological order from the back to the front.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 16; 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.

The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers.

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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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IOR/L/PS/12/2995
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Coll 20/35

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9 Jan 1940-8 Jan 1945 (CE, Gregorian)

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Coll 20/35 'Sultan of Muscat's desire to avoid wireless and press publicity during wartime', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/2995, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000602.0x00021b> [accessed 24 May 2019]

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