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by the British meant successive sultans were unable to pay subsidies to the influential tribal sheikhs...
The file contains papers, mostly correspondence, relating to the use of illustrations for propaganda purposes during the Second World War. It includes ...65 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3942 Date(s): 19 Aug 1938-20 Jan 1941
This file primarily concerns British policy regarding the eastern and south-eastern boundaries of Saudi Arabia, specifically those bordering Qatar, Abu ...843 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/2137 Date(s): 12 Nov 1935-27 Sep 1937
Ext 4226/43 ‘Compensation to Arabic Shaikhdoms for Losses by Enemy Action (Sinking of S.S. Dhafu); Sinking of dhows belonging to KOWEIT, QATAR, MUSCAT (Grounding of "Star of Mex")’
The file contains policy papers discussing whether the British Government should pay out compensation for dhows lost by the Persian Gulf States as a result ...140 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/847 Date(s): 16 May 1943-21 Apr 1948
File 2902/1916 ‘Treaties and Engagements between the British Government and the Chiefs of the Arabian Coast of the Persian Gulf’
The volume consists mainly of six bound compilations of treaties and undertakings, together with related correspondence and other supplementary material, ...448 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/10/606 Date(s): 1916-1928
The volume contains telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, notes, printed reports and two press-cuttings relating to the arms traffic in Muscat ...327 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/10/237 Date(s): 1912
The volume contains correspondence and telegrams between the Political Department, the Colonial Office and the Secretary of State at the India Office in ...651 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/620 Date(s): 28 Nov 1923-9 Sep 1925
The file contains correspondence relating to the ceremonial visits made by the Viceroy of India to Bahrain, Kuwait and Sharjah in the summer of 1934, where ...66 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/110 Date(s): 5 May 1934-15 Aug 1934
This file concerns disputes between the two ruling shaikhs at Dibba and their relations with the Sultan of Muscat and Oman. The two shaikhs are described ...94 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/219 Date(s): 19 May 1932-18 Jul 1935
The file comprises correspondence between the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf (Trenchard Craven Fowle, Charles Geoffrey Prior), the Political Agent ...256 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/695 Date(s): 3 Jan 1939-24 Jul 1945