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'File 2/7 II Correspondence re precautions etc against malaria' [‎14v] (28/296)

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The record is made up of 1 file (146 folios). It was created in 31 Dec 1934-21 Dec 1938. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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The file contains correspondence regarding precautions against malaria, statistics, graphics, surveys and reports on the diffusion of malaria 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. countries.

The principal correspondents are the Medical Officer at the Victoria Memorial Hospital, the Adviser to the Government of Bahrain, 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. , and 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. at Bahrain. Also, the construction of drainage systems around Manama to stop the disease is the subject of correspondence exchanges with the Manama Municipality.

The file contains posters and leaflets in Arabic; and several documents in Arabic with English translation: notices from the Government of Bahrain, posters and leaflets on malaria, correspondence with the Ruler of Bahrain, Shaikh Ḥamad bin ‘Īsa Āl Khalīfah.

The file also contains a blueprint on folio 87: 'Chart I Showing fortnightly figures of malaria cases treated at Victoria Memorial Hospital, Manama, and average mean temperature during the year 1933-1937'.

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1 file (146 folios)
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The papers in the file are arranged chronologically. There are file notes at the end, on folios 127-147. The notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the file.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the back cover with 148; 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 incomplete foliation sequence is also present in parallel between ff 2-125; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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