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'File 29/28 British Industrial Fair' [‎4r] (7/512)

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The record is made up of 1 file (256 folios). It was created in 13 Sep 1934-24 Dec 1950. It was written in English, Arabic, French, Spanish and Portuguese. 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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CONFIDENTIAL.
No. l
The Secretary to the Hon’ble the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. 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.
presents'his compliments to
The Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. .,
the 13th.September 1934
from British Consalate-
General.Bushire, addressed to
The Department of Overseas
Trade, London*
and is directed to transmit to him a copy of the undermentioned documents.
British Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India.
and Consulate-General,
BUSHIRE.
Dated. .. W.ttu. .3$p t embftr .1934
Reference to previous correspondence :
Description of Enclosure.
Name and Date.
Subject.
Copy of letter Bo 2093 of British Industries Fair, 1935.

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This file contains correspondence, promotional material and other documents related to the British Industries Fair (BIF) in London and other similar events in London, including a mechanical handling conference (1948) and an engineering and marine exhibition (1949).

The file contains a number of invitations to attend the fair that were sent to prominent merchants in Bahrain by the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Bahrain as well as replies sent back by these merchants. Much of this correspondence is in Arabic (with English translations).

The file also contains promotional material related to the BIF and other events including the following:

  • a pamphlet written by Malcolm Logan entitled 'Story of the B.I.F.' The pamphlet is in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese (folios 142-149);
  • two posters for the Mechanical Handling Conference in London 1948, one in French (folio 151) and one in English (folio 152);
  • a pamphlet entitled 'Background to the B.I.F.' (folios 203-210).
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1 file (256 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 256; 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 also present in parallel between ff 4-117; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled (except for a few circled numbers which have been crossed out).

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English, Arabic, French, Spanish and Portuguese in Latin and Arabic script
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