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  1. Cataloguing Challenges: The Bushire Residency Diaries 1803-07 as an Example

    Martin Woodward Archival Specialist, British Library An East India Company diary from the early nineteenth century demonstrates some of the challenges ...


  2. Manumission Statements: Insights into the Lives of the Gulf’s enslaved Population

    Dr Mark Hobbs Gulf History Specialist, British Library Over 800 manumission statements, collected by numerous British administrators in the Gulf over ...


  3. Finding Aid: The Persia Collection in the Political (External) Department Records

    Dr Mark Hobbs Gulf History Specialist, British Library The Persia Collection: casting light on Britain’s thorny relationship with Persia [Iran] throughout ...


  4. Kuwait, Carnegie, and Terrestrial Magnetic Observations

    Karen Stapley Archival Specialist, British Library How geophysicists working in the Gulf were able to contribute in the 1930s to the scientific community’s ...


  5. The Taylor Collection

    Dr Jo Wright Content Development Curator, British Library How did an Agent of the East India Company use his position to collect the manuscripts that ...


  6. The Manuscript Journals of John Bax

    Martin Woodward Archival Specialist, British Library The remarkable travel journals of an Indian civil servant, who was an eyewitness to the military ...


  7. ‘Calls himself an Englishman’: The shifting loyalties of Harry Philby

    Matt Griffin Content Specialist, Gulf History, British Library How the anti-British sentiments of a British adviser assisted the foundation of Saudi Arabia. ...


  8. ‘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 ...


  9. Finding Aid: Departmental Papers: Political and Secret Separate (or Subject) Files

    Susannah Gillard Content Specialist, Archivist, British Library A guide to the Departmental Papers: Political and Secret Separate (or Subject) Files (IOR/L/PS/10), ...


  10. Finding Aid: Muscat Political Agency Records

    Ula Zeir Content Specialist- Arabic Language, British Library What do the records created by the British Political Agency at Muscat have to offer us? ...


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