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Skull Measuring, Oil Seepages and Desert Crossings: Bertram Thomas and the Exploration of the Arabian Peninsula
Dr Francis Owtram Gulf History Specialist, British Library Bertram Thomas completed his historic... Gulf: ‘and I am tremendously looking ...
Library relate to countries and territories in the Gulf and Middle East including: Persia (Iran), Qatar,... The historic term used by the British ...
The file consists of five volumes containing copies of oil concessions in the Persian Gulf region and correspondence between British officials related ...619 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/749 Date(s): 1933-c 1964
The file comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes, relating to oil concessions in the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman: Topics ...438 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/428 Date(s): 13 Apr 1936-21 Dec 1948
The volume comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes, relating to oil concessions in Muscat territory. The discussion in the ...470 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/426 Date(s): 16 Sep 1938-12 Jun 1939
The file is comprised of a paper produced by the Political Intelligence Centre (Middle East Forces): 'Paper No. 80: Middle East Oil' dated 28 March 1946. ...38 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/445 Date(s): 28 Mar 1946-2 Jan 1947
'His Excellency SHEIKH HAMAD BIN SHEIKH ISSA AL KHALIFAH SHEIKH of BAHREIN AND THE BAHREIN PETROLEUM COMPANY LIMITED. LEASE [COPY]'
The file is a copy of a commercial lease between Shaikh Ḥamad bin ‘Īsá Āl Khalīfah, Sheikh of Bahrein, and the Bahrein Petroleum Company, in which ...20 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/18/B452 Date(s): 29 Dec 1934
The volume comprises correspondence and discussions regarding the economic and political situation in relation to oil in the Middle East during and immediately ...578 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/700 Date(s): 11 Oct 1940-22 Aug 1945
The file comprises correspondence relating to negotiations for concessions to undertake oil exploration in the Gulf. The file includes (ff 5-9) a letter ...24 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/435 Date(s): 1 Nov 1935-4 Dec 1935
The file contains correspondence relating to the past conduct and future employment of Major Frank Holmes and William Richard ‘Haji’ Williamson in ...136 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/233 Date(s): 25 May 1937-4 Jul 1938