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  1. ‘37 File 483 Memorandum on Bahrain; Major E L Durand’s Notes on the Antiquities of Bahrain’

    The volume’s contents fall into two categories: Reports and memoranda on Bahrain, dated 1875, including a report on the rulers of Bahrain (folios 2-7); a history and genealogy of the Uttoobee [ʿUtūb] tribe (folios 9-10); names of the ʿUtūb rulers (folios 1 ...

    212 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/192 Date(s): 11 Sep 1875-20 Feb 1889
  2. Letter from Ephraim Gerrish Stannus, Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire, to Henry Willock, His Majesty's Chargé d’Affaires at the Court of Persia

    In this letter Ephraim Gerrish Stannus, Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire, refers to Henry Willock's letter of 15 December 1823 and encloses certified copies of all the receipts remaining in the Residency office for miltiary stores supplied to the Pers ...

    2 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/32, ff 64v-65 Date(s): [May] 1824
  3. 'Lord and Lady Curzon and Staff on the Tour [of the Persian Gulf].' Photographer: Unknown

    Genre/Subject Matter: Group portrait photograph taken on board ship in November 1903, during Lord and Lady Curzon’s Tour of the Persian Gulf. Lord George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859-1925) and Lady Mary Victoria Curzon (1870-190 ...

    1 image in record Ref: Photo 49/1/1 Date(s): Nov 1903
  4. Letter no.202 of 1856 from Commander Felix Jones, Acting Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay

    The letter and its enclosure relate to the settlement arrived at between the Persian Government and the Imam of Muscat, under which Bunder Abbas [Bandar-e ʻAbbās] came under the Imam’s authority. The enclosure is the translation of a letter (folio 160) fro ...

    4 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/157, ff 159-160 Date(s): 21 Jun 1856
  5. Letter No. 4 of 1866 from Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, Muskat to Charles Gonne, Secretary to Government, Political Department, Bombay

    Note regarding an interesting report written by Lieutenant Warren, Commanding the Berenice , on the Soor [Sur] roadstead and the creek of Jeranwah. English Latin Letter No. 4 of 1866 from Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, Muskat to Charl ...

    1 image in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/38, f 23 Date(s): 19 Jan 1866
  6. Letter from His Excellency Lieutenant-Colonel Justin Sheil CB, Her Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Persia, Tehran, to Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Hennell, Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire

    Justin Sheil acknowledges the receipt of Samuel Hennell's despatch of 11 September 1850, no. 349, which concerned an act of piracy that was committed in 1845, on a boat belonging to Hajee Yacoob. Sheil asks Hennell if there was any particular reason why he ...

    3 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/121, ff 189-190 Date(s): 14 Oct 1850
  7. Letter No. 27: William Digges Latouche and George Abraham, Officials at Bussora [Basra], to John Beaumont, Resident at Bushire

    This letter has no stated recipient, but it would appear to be addressed to John Beaumont, Resident at Bushire. In the letter William Digges Latouche and George Abraham enclose an original and duplicate packet (not included) for the Governor General and Co ...

    1 image in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/4, f 23v 2 Date(s): 28 May 1779
  8. 'South Arabia, Anglo-Turkish Boundary: Sheet No. 3'

    A printed map of the border between the British Protectorate of Aden and the Ottoman Vilayet of Yemen. The map is one of four that fit together to show the border area in its entirety. The map was surveyed by the Anglo-Turkish Boundary Commission under Col ...

    2 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/10/67, f 44 Date(s): 1905
  9. Letter from Charles Umpherston Aitchison, Foreign Department, Government of India, Simla to Colonel Lewis Pelly, Agent to the Governor General in Rajpootana [Rajasthan]

    Letter regarding the already visible benefits of the new regime of discipline that Pelly has been enforcing in Rajpootana [Rajasthan]; and arranging for the two of them to meet in Agra. English Latin East India Company, the Board of Control, the India Offi ...

    4 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/4, ff 43-44 Date(s): 16 Oct 1873
  10. File 10/4 British relations with Ibn Sa`ud: `Awazim raids and negotiations; southern boundary of Kuwait; British Agency in Jidda changed to Legation

    This file contains correspondence related to the British Government's relationship with Ibn Sa'ud [‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd]. Specifically, the correspondence concerns the movements of the Awazim tribe, patrols of the neutral ar ...

    404 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/5/35 Date(s): 4 Dec 1929-2 Jan 1930