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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 ...
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
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