'File 6/10 Foreign Interests: Persian Govt. Affairs, etc and miscellaneous papers re: Persians'

IOR/R/15/6/157

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The record is made up of 1 file (45 folios). It was created in 14 Nov 1936-25 Nov 1947. 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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This file contains correspondence and documents concerning a number of different topics related to the Government of Iran as follows:

  • Correspondence regarding a visit made to the Gulf by a Danish Fishing Vessel led by Dr. Harald Blegvad, Director of the Danish Biological Station. The visit was in the service of the Government of Iran in order to explore the potential for the establishment of pearl fisheries. In addition to correspondence, two maps of pearl banks in the Gulf are contained on folios 22 and 24 (folios 2-28)
  • Correspondence about the expulsion of a number of Iranian nationals from Bahrain (folios 29-31)
  • Text of the Treaty of Alliance between Iran, the USSR and Great Britain, 1942 (folios 32-37)
  • Correspondence and documents concerning the Government of Iran's claim to sovereignty over Bahrain and details regarding the logistics of travelling between the two countries by their respective nationals (folios 38-46).
Extent and format
1 file (45 folios)
Arrangement

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

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 47; 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. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 1-31; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled. A previous foliation sequence between ff 32-46, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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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/R/15/6/157
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File 6/10

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14 Nov 1936-25 Nov 1947 (CE, Gregorian)

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