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Coll 29/117 'Air conditioning of the offices and residences of officers in Persia and the Persian Gulf: including Khorramshahr and the shipping office at Abadan' [‎36r] (73/88)

The record is made up of 1 file (41 folios). It was created in 21 Apr 1945-23 Sep 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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Secretaiy of State
The answer proposed hy the Department is:
"I have no information on the subject, but am
consulting the Government of IndiaS.---
This is suggested v/ithout knowledge of- the fact,
the welfare context, that
considerable quantities
is v/anted for hospitals'-and troop trains in India
and cannotdbd obtained because it is in very short
supply. I suggest that this might be mentioned,
at any rate by supplementary, in the following sense:
v^'tslr conditioning plant is in very short supply.
The Government of India require large quantities of
it for the improvement of conditions in military
hospitals and troop trains and these requirements
v/ill necessarily take priority over civilian needs*".
There might be something to be said for incorporating
this in the main answer; though it Inakes it rather
long.

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The file concerns the provision of air-conditioning equipment in the buildings of the Agencies 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 file contains correspondence between 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. , the Foreign Office, the British Consulate at Khorramshahr, the British Embassy at Tehran, and the Secretary of State for India.

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1 file (41 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 43; 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.

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Coll 29/117 'Air conditioning of the offices and residences of officers in Persia and the Persian Gulf: including Khorramshahr and the shipping office at Abadan' [‎36r] (73/88), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3698, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100055731478.0x00004a> [accessed 14 December 2019]

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