Coll 28/8 ‘Persia; Diaries; Sistan & Kain, April 1927 – 1933’ [7r] (24/434)
The record is made up of 1 volume (213 folios). It was created in 25 Jul 1927-25 Oct 1933. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .
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Printed copies of monthly reports submitted by the British Consul at Sistan and Kain [Ka’īn] (Clarmont Percival Skrine; Major Clive Kirkpatrick Daly).
The reports provide information on: the region’s trade; locust observations and movements (occasionally appearing as an appendix to the main report); affairs of the Persian Government and Persian military ; the movements of British consular officials; local affairs at the region’s towns, including Sistan, Birjand, Sarhad (in Persian Baluchistan) and Duzdap [Zahedan]; roads and railways; Afghan affairs; the activities of Soviet Russian Government representatives in the region, including the dissemination of Soviet propaganda; and the movements of foreigners, in particular Europeans and Russians.
Minute papers are enclosed with each report, which frequently contain handwritten notes made by 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. staff, making reference to numbered paragraphs from the report.
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- 1 volume (213 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume. The monthly reports are arranged into subjects and paragraphs, with each new subject given a number. For the years 1928 to 1931 the subjects begin at 1 for the first subject in the first report for January, and run until the end of the December report. From 1932, the subject numbers restart at 1 in each monthly report.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the first folio with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 209; 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.
The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers; nor does it include the four leading and ending flyleaves.
An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 35-209; these numbers are also written in pencil and circled, but are crossed through.
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- front, back, spine, edge, head, tail, front-i, i-r:ii-v, 1r:88v, 89v:133v, 134v:185v, 187r:203r, 204r:209v, iii-r:iv-v, back-i
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