'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915'  (120/1782)
The record is made up of 2 volumes (1624 pages). It was created in 1915. 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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Arab is tan relatious with other foreign powers, 1896-1905 .
(») KxcaTatlons by French archaeologists from 1897 onwards
(ii) Activity o: Dutch engineer M. van Roggen in connection with
irrigation projects [sec also heading J (i) below] .
P. British politic&l cases and interests in ^Arabistan, 1896-1905
(») Murderous attack on employe of Messrs. Lynch at .Shushtar in 1896
and ofice of Messrs. Hotz at Slmshtar, sacked in 1897
(it) Attacks on the Shushan, 1902-1904 .....
(iii) Shaikh ot' Muhammareh requested by Persian Government to assure
order an the Upper Kariin . , , .
G. British commercial interests, 1896-1905
(») Embargoes on exportation of food-stuffs, 1896-1905
(it) Operations and expenditure of the Euphrates and Tigris Steam
Navigation Company on the Karun [see also for postal subsidy
heading I (vi) below.] .......
(Hi) Operatioi;s of the Nasiri Company ......
(tv) Attempted abolition of Customs Houses at JSIasiri and Shutar,
(») Oil exploitation concession obtained by Mr. W. K. D'Arcy, 28th
May 1901 .
H. Hoad projects in 'Arabistan, 1896-1905
(») Bakhtiyari road concession, 1897. Work of construction and
maintenance entrusted to Messrs. Lynch ....
(it) Formation in 1904 of the " Persian Transport Company," with
subsidy of £2,000 per annum for ten years, amalgamating the
interests of Messrs. Lynch on the Karun and in the Bakhtiyari
road concession with the interests of the Imperial Bank of
Persia in, the Tehran-Ahwaz road (vide period IV', heading
(iii) investigations as to measures required to carry j Tehran-Ahwaz road
through Luristan ........
(a) Attack on Lieutenant Lorimer and Colonel Douglas .
I. British official matters in 'Arabistan, 1896-1905
(i) Visits to Muhammareh of Sir M. Durand in 1899, and of Sir A.
Hardinge in 1903 ........
(ii) British Vice-Consulate at Muhammareh raised to Consulate, and a
V ice-Consulate established for 'Arabistan, 1903-1904
(iii) Reasons for selection of Ahwaz as headquarters of 'Arabistan
Vice-Consulate . ........
(iv) British Medical Officer for ^ Arabistan, 1904 ....
(V) Consular guard of 12 sowars detailed for the Ahwaz Vice-Consulate,
(vi) Continuance of postal subsidy to Messrs. Lynch [see also for expen
diture on Karun by Messrs. Lynch, heading (j (ii) above.]
J. Irrigation projects in'Arabistan, 1896-1905 . . . .
(i) Mr. van Roggen's scheme, 1903-1904 .....
Ut) Lord Curzon's views on use of Karun for irrigation and its effect
on navigation, Ist August 1904 ......
(iii) Deputation of Major W. R. Morton, h.e ., to report on irrigation
(iv) Scheme mooted by Shaikh tor irrigation from the Karkheh, 1905 .
Page. CHAPTER X.
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Theses two volumes make up Volume I, Part IA and Part IB (Historical) (pages i-778 and 779-1624) of the Gazetteer of 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. , ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915), compiled by John Gordon Lorimer and completed for press by Captain L Birdwood.
Part 1A contains an 'Introduction' (pages i-iii) written by Birdwood in Simla, dated 10 October 1914. There is also a 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Tables' (page v-viii) and 'Detailed Table of Contents' (pages ix-cxxx), both of which cover all volumes and parts of the Gazetteer .
Parts IA and IB consist of nine chapters:
- 'Chapter I. General History of 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. Region' (Part IA, pages 1-396);
- 'Chapter II. History of the ’Omān Sultanate' (Part IA, pages 397-629);
- 'Chapter III. History of Trucial ’Omān' (Part IA, page 630-Part IB, page 786);
- 'Chapter IV. History of Qatar' (Part IB, pages 787-835);
- 'Chapter V. History of Bahrain' (Part IB, pages 836-946);
- 'Chapter VI. History of Hasa' (Part IB, pages 947-999);
- 'Chapter VII. History of Kuwait' (Part 1B, pages 1000-1050);
- 'Chapter VIII. History of Najd or Central Arabia' (Part 1B, pages 1051-1178);
- 'Chapter IX. History of Turkish ’Iraq' (Part 1B, pages 1179-1624).
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- 2 volumes (1624 pages)
Volume I, Part I has been divided into two bound volumes (1A and 1B) for ease of binding. Part 1A contains an 'Introduction', 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Trees' and 'Detailed Table of Contents'. The content is arranged into nine chapters, with accompanying annexures, that relate to specific geographic regions 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. . The chapters are sub-divided into numbered periods according, for example, to the reign of a ruler or regime of a Viceroy, or are arbitrarily based on outstanding land-marks in the history of the region. Each period has been sub-divided into subject headings, each of which has been lettered. The annexures focus on a specific place or historical event. Further subject headings also appear in the right and left margins of the page. Footnotes appear occasionally at the bottom of the page to provide further details and references.
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Foliation: The foliation sequence is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. The sequence runs through parts IA and IB as follows:
- Volume I, Part IA: The sequence begins on the first folio with text, on number 1, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 456. Total number of folios: 456. Total number of folios including covers and flysheets: 460.
- Volume I, Part IB: The sequence begins on the first folio with text, on number 457, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 878. It should be noted that folio 488 is followed by folio 488A. Total number of folios: 423. Total number of folios including covers and flysheets: 427.
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