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‘The life stream of an office’: Instructions for dealing with correspondence at the British Residency in Bushire
Martin Woodward Archival Specialist, British Library A document written in the mid-1940s sheds light on how the Bushire Political Residency files came ...
Coll 1/23 'Aden, Administration and Control: changes consequent on Indian Constitutional Charges; transfer to HMG'
The volume contains extensive reports, memoranda and correspondence documenting discussions of the possible transfer of the civil administration of Aden ...1,106 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/1459 Date(s): 24 Jan 1933-11 Jan 1934
The file contains intelligence reports on the Kingdom of Hejaz, Najd and its Dependencies (after September 1932, Saudi Arabia) written by the British Legation ...536 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/295 Date(s): Jul 1931-Dec 1934
Correspondence and other papers of a routine nature, exchanged between the Political Agency in Bahrain, and other British offices in the Persian Gulf, ...564 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/1568 Date(s): 22 Feb 1944-10 Mar 1947
The file contains papers concerning political control in the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula. The first half of the file relates to the inter-departmental ...573 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/10/1273 Date(s): 8 May 1929-8 Aug 1939
Coll 1/67 'Aden. Changes in administration in the event of separation from India: miscellaneous questions'
The file contains correspondence, memoranda and reports regarding administrative changes to be made upon the transfer of Aden from the Government of India ...769 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/1505 Date(s): 2 Jun 1936-15 Nov 1937
Coll 1/49 'Aden. Administration and control: changes consequent on Indian constitutional reforms; transfer to HMG'
The volume contains papers regarding the transfer of the civil administration of Aden from the Government of India to the Colonial Office, and the preparation ...968 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/1485 Date(s): 12 Oct 1933-3 Jun 1937
Coll 1/2 'Administrative policy: arrangements for achievement of Imperial purposes at Aden; transfer of administration to Government of India (from Government of Bombay)'
Papers regarding the transfer of the civil administration of Aden from the Government of Bombay to the Government of India, and the institution of Aden ...876 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/1444 Date(s): 11 Mar 1931-23 Nov 1932
The file comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes, relating to raid claims issuing between Iraq and the Kingdom of Hejaz and ...138 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3 Date(s): 8 Jan 1931-21 May 1931
Coll 1/59 'Aden. Lease of the Perim Coal Company at Perim: future of Perim and provision of a wireless set'
The file contains papers regarding the operation of certain businesses on Perim, negotiations for their withdrawal from the island, and arrangements for ...911 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/1497 Date(s): 24 Jun 1935-21 Oct 1937