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  1. PZ 1654/31 'Mr Philby's conversion to Islam'

    The file contains correspondence regarding the conversion to Islam of Harry St John Bridger Philby, former Colonial Office intelligence officer and advisor ...

    58 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/15  Date(s): 3 Aug 1930-18 Mar 1931
  2. File 283/1912 'Disorders in South Persia: representations from Indian and British firms'

    The file contains correspondence relating to disruption of Indian and British trade in Persia owing to insecurity. Most of the correspondence consists ...

    346 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/10/214  Date(s): Jan 1912-Nov 1920

    This file concerns plans in 1944-45 and 1949 to open bank branches on the mainland of Saudi Arabia. The file contains correspondence between the Political ...

    152 images in record  Ref: IOR/R/15/2/470  Date(s): 29 Jul 1944-28 Dec 1949
  4. File 74/1915 Pt 2 'German War: Banks at Basra +c. - the Eastern Bank'

    The file consists of correspondence and other papers mostly related to the Eastern Bank being invited by the Secretary of State for India to open a branch ...

    436 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/10/529  Date(s): 6 Mar 1915-23 Jan 1918
  5. Coll 29/2(3) 'Royal Naval Base Bahrain: transfer and adaptation for use as Political Residency'

    The file concerns the transfer of the Political Residency in the Persian Gulf from Bushire to Bahrain in 1946, and the conversion of the Royal Navy Base ...

    737 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3554  Date(s): 17 Apr 1946-13 Aug 1949
  6. Coll 29/66 'Tehran Legation: disposal of certain documents in the Legation archives'

    The file concerns the transfer of documents from the British Legation at Tehran to the Public Records Office. The file contains lists of 'Special Archives', ...

    159 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3642  Date(s): 22 Apr 1933-1 Feb 1934
  7. Coll 28/28 ‘Persia. Perso-Baluchistan Frontier. Demarcation near Mirjawa.’

    Correspondence, memoranda, maps and other papers relating to the establishment of a precise position of the frontier between Persia [Iran], British Baluchistan ...

    658 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3425  Date(s): 14 Apr 1924-20 Nov 1935
  8. 'File 38/3 I, P. C. L. Qatar Concession'

    The volume contains correspondence relating to the work of Petroleum Development (Qatar) Limited, a subsidiary of Petroleum Concessions Limited, in Qatar. ...

    484 images in record  Ref: IOR/R/15/2/864  Date(s): 2 May 1940-15 Mar 1947
  9. File 1355/1917 Pt 6 'Arms Traffic Convention: revised convention, 1925'

    The papers in this volume relate to the revised international Arms Traffic Convention (1925). The papers include: The right to supply munitions to the ...

    1,226 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/10/675  Date(s): 19 Feb 1925-29 Apr 1926
  10. Coll 35/12 'Kuwait: post and telegraph office; participation of Iraq in Empire Air Mail Scheme'

    The file concerns the Post and Telegraph Office in Kuwait and its development, to sustain the growing oil industry in Kuwait. The file contains: Proposed ...

    1,092 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/4114A  Date(s): 7 Feb 1925-26 Mar 1941