Coll 28/109 ‘Persia. Anglo-Soviet-Persian Treaty of Alliance, 1942.’

IOR/L/PS/12/3520

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The record is made up of 1 file (219 folios). It was created in 16 Sep 1941-13 Jul 1943. 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 relating to the drafting and ratification of a treaty of alliance between Britain and the Soviet Union, introduced in the wake of the two nations’ invasion and occupation of Persia [Iran] in August 1941. The treaty set out to establish friendly relations between the three nations involved, and to ‘respect the territorial integrity, the sovereignty and the political independence of Iran.’ The file contains multiple drafts of the treaty articles, along with a final printed copy of the treaty, dated 29 January 1942 (ff 67-69). The file’s principal correspondents are: the British Legation in Tehran; the Foreign Office.

The file includes a divider, which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (219 folios)
Arrangement

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

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 221; 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
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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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Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/12/3520
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Coll 28/109

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16 Sep 1941-13 Jul 1943 (CE, Gregorian)

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Coll 28/109 ‘Persia. Anglo-Soviet-Persian Treaty of Alliance, 1942.’, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3520, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000648.0x000050> [accessed 18 September 2019]

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