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originate from the Political and Secret Department of the India Office The department of the British... IOR/L/PS/10/155/1, f. 164 However, ...
Skull Measuring, Oil Seepages and Desert Crossings: Bertram Thomas and the Exploration of the Arabian Peninsula
(See Porter 1982: 28-32). This range of duties is not reflected in the correspondence of India Office The department of the British ...
The file details the Government of India’s financial and administrative responsibilities towards the Persian Gulf. The text is divided into sections: ...12 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/379 Date(s): 20 May 1940
Coll 30/204 ‘Persian Gulf Oil. Future of oil in its relation to the Middle East – Admiralty Memorandum on –’
The file contains: a copy of an Admiralty memorandum, dated 11 October 1940, entitled ‘The Future of Oil in its Relation to the Middle East’; and correspondence ...66 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3944 Date(s): 13 Dec 1940-27 Nov 1941
This printed secret memorandum by the India Office, dated 13 March 1944, concerns oil concessions in the Arab sheikhdoms of the Persian Gulf in the context ...18 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/18/B478 Date(s): 13 Mar 1944
The file relates to the preparation of the following Foreign Office confidential print: 'Note on Petroleum Developments in the Arabian Peninsula. (Prepared ...68 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3899 Date(s): 9 May 1938-6 Aug 1938
The file concerns the question ('Qn' in the file title) of whether the British Government required a pre-emption agreement (to commandeer oil in case of ...69 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3923 Date(s): 5 Nov 1938-29 Feb 1940
The file comprises four items of correspondence in the period 1939 to 1950 relating to a concession for prospecting for oil in Gwadur (at that time a dependency ...12 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/434 Date(s): 25 Aug 1939-17 May 1950
This file contains a copy of correspondence dated February 1950 between the British Residency, Bahrain and the Eastern Department, Foreign Office (G W ...10 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/430 Date(s): 13 Feb 1950-5 Dec 1950
The file contains: Middle East (Official) Committee Working Party papers received by the External Department of the Commonwealth Relations Office (CRO); ...181 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/4759 Date(s): 7 May 1949-23 Jun 1949