Coll 28/112B Persia. Tabriz. Monthly dispatches of internal situation in Azerbaijan, & misc: reports.’

IOR/L/PS/12/3525

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The record is made up of 1 file (223 folios). It was created in 18 Mar 1946-16 Mar 1948. 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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Monthly reports submitted by the British Consul General at Tabriz, concerning events in Tabriz and Azerbaijan. The reports, which span the period January 1946 to January 1948, cover: the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Azerbaijan following the Anglo-Soviet occupation of Iran during the Second World War; the short-lived existence of the Azerbaijan People’s Government, declared in November 1945; the activities of the Democratic Party of Azerbaijan and its leader Ja’far Pishevari; the Iranian Government’s reassertion of control in Azerbaijan in 1947. The reports include sections describing: the general situation (with a detailed chronology of events given for reports covering January 1947 to May 1947); the activities of the Democratic Party of Azerbaijan; military operations; internal security; trade and industry; finance; communications; agriculture; Kurdish affairs; Armenian affairs; British, Soviet and American [USA] interests, including propaganda. The file includes an English translation of an agreement between representatives of the Government of Iran and the Azerbaijan People’s Government, the original of which was published in the newspaper Azerbaijan on 16 June 1946 (ff 165-167).

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 (223 folios)
Arrangement

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

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 225; 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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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/12/3525
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Coll 28/112B

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18 Mar 1946-16 Mar 1948 (CE, Gregorian)

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Coll 28/112B Persia. Tabriz. Monthly dispatches of internal situation in Azerbaijan, & misc: reports.’, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3525, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000648.0x000055> [accessed 16 July 2019]

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