Container List


BIS - 1 : Gazetteers and Handbooks.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Handbook of Arabia. Vol 1, General.
Dates: May 1916.
Physical description:708 p. : 4 maps, plates, genealogical tables.
File number:L/P&S/20/E84/1
Notes: London : Admiralty War Staff, Intelligence Division,
Notes: For Official Use Only
1
1-8
Title: Handbook of Arabia. Vol 2, Routes.
Dates: May 1917.
Physical description:519 p. : map, plates.
File number:L/P&S/20/E84/2
Notes: London : Admiralty War Staff, Intelligence Division,
Notes: Confidential
1
8-14
Title: Handbook of Asir. Prepared by the Arab Bureau, Cairo, 1st edn,
Dates: June 1916
Physical description:[iii], 169 p. : map.
File number:L/P&S/20/E79
Notes: For Official Use Only
2
14-17
Title: Handbook of Hejaz. Prepared by the Arab Bureau, Cairo, 2nd edn,
Dates: 26 February 1917.
Physical description:vi, 179 p. : map, genealogical table.
File number:L/P&S/20/E81
Notes: Secret, For Official Use Only
2
17-19
Title: Routes in Arabia
Physical description:xiii, 817 p. : map.
File number:L/P&S/20/E76
Notes: Simla : General Staff India, 1915
Notes: Confidential
2
19-27
Title: Where's Where in Arabia, Mesopotamia and Persia
Physical description:i, 63, 9 p.
File number:L/P&S/20/C128/1
Notes: Simla : General Staff India, 1915.
Notes: Confidential
3
27-28
Title: Where's Where in Arabia, Mesopotamia and Persia
Physical description:i, 110, 10 p.
File number:L/P&S/20/C128/2
Notes: Simla : General Staff India, 1916
Notes: For Official Use Only
3
28-29
Title: Gazetteer of Arabia. Vol 1 [A-J]
Physical description:973 p.
File number:L/MIL/17/16/2/1
Notes: Simla : General Staff India, 1917.
Notes: Confidential
3
29-39
Title: Gazetteer of Arabia. Vol 2 [K-R]
Physical description:[625] p.
File number:L/MIL/17/16/2/2
Notes: Simla : General Staff India, 1917
Notes: Confidential
4
40-46
Title: Gazetteer of Arabia. Vol 3 [S-Z], with Glossary of Terms by Lt-Col C.C.R.Murphy
Physical description:[413] p. : map.
File number:L/MIL/17/16/2/3
Notes: Simla : General Staff India, 1917
Notes: Confidential
4
46-51
Title: Personalities. Arabia
Physical description:362 p. : map, genealogical tables.
File number:L/P&S/20/C131
Notes: London : Admiralty War Staff, Intelligence Division, April 1917
Notes: Secret
5
51-54
Title: Southern Nejd. Journey to Kharj, Aflaj, Sulaiyyil and Wadi Dawasir in 1918 / H.St.J.B. Philby, Cairo : Arab Bureau,
Dates: 1919
Physical description:81 p. : map.
File number:L/P&S/20/C169
Notes: For Official Use Only
5
54-55
Title: Arabia. Handbook prepared under the direction of the Historical Section of the Foreign Office, No 90
Physical description:vi, 127 p. : map.
File number:L/P&S/20/E85
Notes: [London: Foreign Office], April 1919
Notes: Confidential
5
55-57
Title: Military Report on the Arabian shores of the Persian Gulf, Kuwait, Bahrein, Hasa, Qatar, Trucial Oman and Oman
Physical description:iii, 198 p. : maps.
File number:L/MIL/17/15/141
Notes: Calcutta: General Staff India, 1933
Notes: For Official Use Only
5
57-59
Title: Military Report and Route Book. The Arabian States of the Persian Gulf,
Dates: 1939
Physical description:xi, 276 p. : maps & sketches.
File number:L/P&S/20/C252
Notes: Simla : General Staff India, 1940.
Notes: Security
5
59-63


BIS - 2: Arabian Politics and the First World War.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Persian Gulf: situation in Qatar; policy towards Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: May-Dec 1913
File number:L/P&S/10/384 File 2182/1913 Pt 1 155ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Saudi occupation of Hasa and Turkish response; Anglo-Saudi relations and mission of Captain Shakespear; Turkish garrison in Qatar.
6
64-67 (1-4)
Title: Persian Gulf: situation in Qatar; policy towards Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Dec 1913-Nov 1916
File number:L/P&S/10/385 File 2182/1913 Pt 2 257ff
Scope and contents:
includes: British and Turkish relations with Ibn Sa'ud; translation of Saudi Treaty with Turks, 15 May 1914
6
67-72 (4-9)
Title: Persian Gulf: Anglo-Qatar treaty, 3 Nov 1916; British negotiations with Qatar; Saudi interests,
Dates: May 1913-May 1918
File number:L/P&S/10/386 File 2182/1913 Pt 3 120ff
7
72-75 (9-12)
Title: Persian Gulf: policy towards Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Sep 1914-Nov 1916
File number:L/P&S/10/387 File 2182/1913 Pt 4-5 363ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Saudi relations with Turkey; Captain Shakespear's mission; Anglo-Saudi treaty negotiations and treaty, December 1915; Saudi relations with Sharif Husayn.
7
75-82 (12-19)
Title: Arabia: relations with Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Jan-Dec 1917
File number:L/P&S/10/388 File 2182/1913 Pt 6 267ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Gertrude Bell's memorandum 'A Ruler of the Desert'; Arab Bureau memorandum on 'Relations with Ibn Sa'ud'; Saudi relations with Ibn Rashid; tribal affairs in central Arabia; correspondence between Ibn Sa'ud and Sir Percy Cox; British mission to Ibn Sa'ud
8
82-88 (19-25)
Title: Arabia: policy towards Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Jan-Dec 1918
File number:L/P&S/10/389 File 2182/1913 Pt 7-8 505ff
Scope and contents:
includes: British policy towards Ibn Sa'ud; Saudi relations with Hijaz; British military assistance; Saudi relations with Kuwait; Khurma dispute; Philby mission
8
88-98 (25-35)
Title: Arabia: policy towards Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: May 1919-Dec 1920
File number:L/P&S/10/390 File 2182/1913 Pt 9-10 529ff
Scope and contents:
includes: the 'Najd-Hijaz feud' - relations between Ibn Sa'ud and King Husayn; Khurma and Turaba incidents; memorandum on British commitments to Ibn Sa'ud; 'Report on Najd Mission, 1917-1918' by H.St.J.B.Philby;
9
98-109 (35-46)
Title: Arabia: relations with Ibn Sa'ud; Hijaz-Najd boundary dispute,
Dates: Jan-Oct 1920
File number:L/P&S/10/391 File 2182/1913 Pt 11-12 558ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Philby mission; diary of mission to Hasa by H.R.P.Dickson, Political Agent Bahrain, February 1920; British subsidy to Ibn Sa'ud
10
109-121 (46-58)
Title: German War: Red Sea and Arabia,
Dates: Sep 1914-Jul 1915
File number:L/P&S/10/558 File 3086/1915 Pt 1 181ff
Scope and contents:
includes: protection of Holy Places; Turkish relations with Idrisi Imam of Asir and Imam of Yemen; British negotiations with Idrisi; measures for policing Red Sea
11
121-124 (58-61)
Title: German War: Arabia; Turkish military activities in southern Arabia; supply of arms to Idrisi; Idrisi relations with Italy.
Dates: Jan-Oct 1915
File number:L/P&S/10/559 File 3086/1915 Pt 2 231ff
11
124-129 (61-66)
Title: Arabia: Red Sea policy; occupation of Red Sea islands,
Dates: Jan 1915-Nov 1917
File number:L/P&S/10/560 File 3086/1915 Pt 3-4 413ff
Scope and contents:
includes: negotiations with Imam and Idrisi; blockade of Red Sea coast; proposed British occupation of Kamaran, Farasan and other Red Sea islands; mineral prospecting licence on Farasan islands; report by Major D.G.L.Shaw on the occupation of Hanish, Zukur and Kamaran, June 1915, with sketch map of southern part of Red Sea; Italian activities
12
129-137 (66-74)
Title: Arabia: Red Sea trade during war,
Dates: May 1915-Sep 1919
File number:L/P&S/10/561 File 3086/1915 Pt 5 468ff
13
137-147 (74-84)
Title: Arabia: Red Sea littoral situation; Farasan islands,
Dates: May 1915-Jan 1919
File number:L/P&S/10/562 File 3086/1915 Pt 6-7 313ff
Scope and contents:
includes: British negotiations with Idrisi; British occupation of Farasan islands; Treaty with Idrisi, 30 April 1915 and Supplementary Agreement, 22 January 1917
14
147-154 (84-91)


BIS - 3: Arabia after the War : Territorial Consolidation; The Conquest of the Hijaz.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Arabia, Najd: Ibn Sa'ud's subsidy; policy and payment,
Dates: Oct 1916-Apr 1922
File number:L/P&S/10/635 File 4931/1916 202ff
15
155-159 (1-5)
Title: Arabia: subsidies to Arab rulers; Ibn Sa'ud and the British government; subsidy negotiations with Ibn Sa'ud's envoy; Najd passports.
Dates: Jan 1920-Apr 1925
File number:L/P&S/10/880 File 488/1920 Pt 1-2 282ff
15
159-165 (5-11)
Title: Arabia: visit to England of the son of the Shaikh of Kuwait, Ahmad b. Jabir Al Sabah, and the son of the Amir of Najd, Faysal b. 'Abd al-'Aziz, October 1919, and discussions relating to expenditure,
Dates: Jul 1919-Feb 1924
File number:L/P&S/10/843 File 4006/1919 Pt 1 420ff
16
165-173 (11-19)
Title: Arabia: British relations with Ibn Rashid,
Dates: Nov 1918-Sep 1920
File number:L/P&S/10/765 File 4929/1918 224ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Rashidi overtures to British government; question of subsidy; assassination of Sa'ud Ibn Rashid, 1920; Rashidi-Saudi relations
17
173-178 (19-24)
Title: Arabia: general situation; Hijaz-Najd relations,
Dates: Sep 1920-Jun 1924
File number:L/P&S/10/936 File 7251/1920 Pt 1 398ff
Scope and contents:
includes: proposed meeting between King Husayn and Ibn Sa'ud; memorandum on 'Political situation in Nejd' by H.R.P.Dickson, August 1920; proposed conference of Arab rulers; Najd pilgrimage
17
178-186 (24-32)
Title: Arabia: Najd; question of channel of communication between British government and Ibn Sa'ud; control of British relations with Ibn Sa'ud and the Ruler of Kuwait; proposal for British representative in Najd and Saudi representative in London.
Dates: Apr 1922-Apr 1929
File number:L/P&S/10/938 File 7251/1920 Pt 4 208ff
18
186-190 (32-36)
Title: Arabia: situation in 1924; Wahhabi attack on Hijaz; capture of Taif and defeat of Hijaz army; abdication of King Husayn,
Dates: Aug-Dec 1924
File number:L/P&S/10/1124 File 3665/1924 Pt 1 430ff
18
190-199 (36-45)
Title: Arabia: Najd-Hijaz situation.
Dates: Aug 1924-Dec 1926
File number:L/P&S/10/1125 File 3665/1924 Pt 2-4 319ff
Scope and contents:
Pt 2 : British policy of complete neutrality regarding the future of the Holy Cities; question of the recruitment of troops in the Aden Protectorate on behalf of the Amir 'Ali; recruitment of Palestinians for Hijaz army
Pt 3 Wahhabi attack on Trans-Jordania; Hijaz-Transjordan boundary
Pt 4 Attitude of Muslim world; Hijaz and Najd deputations to India
19
199-205 (45-51)
Title: Arabia: Najd-Hijaz situation; military hostilities,
Dates: Nov 1924-Oct 1925
File number:L/P&S/10/1126 File 3665/1924 Pt 5 395ff
19
205-214 (51-60)
Title: Arabia: Najd-Hijaz situation,
Dates: Aug 1925-Jan 1929
File number:L/P&S/10/1127 File 3665/1924 Pt 7-9 421ff
Scope and contents:
Pt 7 Fall of Medina; surrender of Jeddah; abdication of King 'Ali; desecration of shrines by the Wahhabis
Pt 8 Egyptian mediation, October 1925
Pt 9 Wahhabi massacres at Taif, 1924; claims and compensation for British subjects for damages at Taif
20
214-222 (60-68)
Title: Arabia: international recognition of Ibn Sa'ud as King of the Hijaz; relations with British government; revision of Anglo-Saudi treaty; regional relations,
Dates: Dec 1925-Dec 1927
File number:L/P&S/10/1165 File 87/1926 Pt 1-2 571ff
21
222-234 (68-80)
Title: Arabia: Ibn Sa'ud; Anglo-Saudi treaty negotiations,
Dates: Nov 1926-Nov 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1166 File 87/1926 Pt 3-4 511ff
22
234-244 (80-90)
Title: Arabia: Najd; employment of British airmen by Ibn Sa'ud; Hijazi airforce,
Dates: Jan 1926-Jun 1931
File number:L/P&S/10/1167 File 351/1926 697ff
23
244-259 (90-105)


BIS - 4: Regional Relations and Boundaries : Kuwait, Iraq and Transjordan, 1920-1932.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Kuwait affairs: Kuwait-Najd boundary dispute; expenditure on protection of Kuwait from Ikhwan attacks.
Dates: Aug 1920-Aug 1926
File number:L/P&S/10/925 File 6499/1920 Pt 1-2 175ff
24
260-263 (1-4)
Title: Arabia: Najd-Iraq and Najd-Kuwait boundaries; Muhammerah Agreement, May 1922, and 'Uqayr Protocols, December 1922
Dates: Jan 1922-Apr 1923
File number:L/P&S/10/937 File 7251/1920 Pt 2 180ff
24
263-267 (4-8)
Title: Arabia: Najd-Transjordan dispute; activities of Ibn Sa'ud's followers; proposed conference at Kuwait,
Dates: Jan 1922-Dec 1923
File number:L/P&S/10/1033 File 450/1922 Pt 1 418ff
Scope and contents:
includes: 'Note on the Trans-Arabian Railway' by Major A.C.Griffin; Philby's activities at Jauf; claims to Jauf and Wadi Sirhan; organisation of conference at Kuwait
24
267-275 (8-16)
Title: Arabia: Najd-Transjordan dispute; Kuwait Conference; proceedings of conference; Ikhwan raids; correspondence with Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Dec 1923-Sep 1924
File number:L/P&S/10/1034 File 450/1922 Pt 2 471ff
25
275-285 (16-26)
Title: Arabia: Najd; negotiations with Ibn Sa'ud regarding Iraq-Najd question and Transjordan boundary; Sir Gilbert Clayton's mission,
Dates: Apr 1925-Jul 1927
File number:L/P&S/10/1144 File 1166/1925 382ff
Scope and contents:
includes: 'Report by Sir Gilbert Clayton on his mission to negotiate certain agreements with the Sultan of Nejd', Colonial Office, February 1926; 'Agreements with the Sultan of Nejd regarding certain questions relating to the Nejd-Transjordan and the Nejd-Iraq frontiers [Hadda & Bahra Agreements], November 1925
26
285-293 (26-34)
Title: Iraq-Najd relations: frontier situation,
Dates: Oct 1927-Jun 1928
File number:L/P&S/10/1234 File 57/1928 Pt 1 408ff
27
293-301 (34-42)
Title: Iraq-Najd relations: frontier situation,
Dates: Jan-Dec 1928
File number:L/P&S/10/1235 File 57/1928 Pt 2 614ff
28
301-314 (42-55)
Title: Iraq-Najd relations: mission of Sir Gilbert Clayton to Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Mar-Jun 1928
File number:L/P&S/10/1236 File 57/1928 Pt 3 457ff
29
314-323 (55-64)
Title: Iraq-Najd relations: frontier situation; Clayton mission; interpretation of the 1922 'Uqayr protocol,
Dates: May 1928-Oct 1929
File number:L/P&S/10/1237 File 57/1928 Pt 4-5 816ff
Scope and contents:
includes: 'Report by Sir Gilbert Clayton on his mission to the King of the Hejaz and of Najd and its Dependencies, for the purpose of negotiating a settlement of outstanding questions (April-June 1928)', Colonial Office, August 1928; and 'Report by Sir Gilbert Clayton on the resumption of his mission...(July-August 1928)', Colonial Office, January 1929
30
323-338 (64-79)
Title: Iraq-Najd relations: Kuwait situation; air and car reconnaissances,
Dates: Dec 1927-May 1929
File number:L/P&S/10/1238 File 57/1928 Pt 6 548ff
31
338-349 (79-90)
Title: Iraq-Najd relations: frontier situation; Government of India printed correspondence; press reports; parliamentary questions,
Dates: Dec 1927-Jun 1928
File number:L/P&S/10/1239 File 57/1928 Pt 7-8 168ff
31
349-353 (90-94)
Title: Iraq-Najd relations: discussions with Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Oct 1928-Feb 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1240 File 57/1928 Pt 9 738ff
32
353-368 (94-109)
Title: Najd-Transjordan frontier; situation; tribal raiding,
Dates: Oct 1928-Sep 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1241 File 57/1928 Pt 10 885ff
Notes: [NB File 57/1928 Pt 11 relates to a different geographical area and subject and is not part of this series]
33-34
368-386 (109-127)
Title: Iraq-Najd relations: Kuwait frontier situation,
Dates: Mar 1929-Apr 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1243 File 57/1928 Pt 12 634ff
35
386-399 (127-140)
Title: Iraq-Kuwait-Najd frontier,
Dates: Jun 1929-Feb 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1244 File 57/1928 Pt 13 580ff
36
399-411 (140-152)
Title: Najd and Kuwait: proposals for a comprehensive settlement between Ibn Sa'ud and the Shaikh of Kuwait,
Dates: Oct 1929-Jun 1931
File number:L/P&S/10/1245 File 57/1928 Pt 14 392ff
37
411-419 (152-160)
Title: Iraq-Najd-Kuwait situation: Ibn Sa'ud's measures against Ikhwan; negotiations,
Dates: Nov 1929-Jul 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1246 File 57/1928 Pt 15 509ff
38
419-430 (160-171)
Title: Iraq-Najd frontier: Bon Voisinage agreement between Iraq and Najd; procedures for dealing with frontier incidents,
Dates: Jan-Dec 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1247 File 57/1928 Pt 16 923ff
39-40
430-449 (171-190)
Title: Iraq-Najd relations: administration and operations in southern desert of Iraq,
Dates: Jun 1928-Apr 1933
File number:L/P&S/10/1248 File 57/1928 Pt 17 36ff
Notes: Confidential
Scope and contents:
includes: 'Report on the operations carried out in the Southern Desert in connection with the Iraq-Najd borders, June 1928-May 1929' Air Ministry, July 1929
with map of region between Basra and Hayl
#41
449 (190)
Title: Meeting between Ibn Sa'ud and King Faysal, February 1930; report by commander of cable ship Patrick Stewart on Ibn Sa'ud's voyage to and from the meeting; costs of the cable ship,
Dates: Jan-Dec 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1248 File 57/1928 Pt 18 57ff
41
449-451 (190-192)
Title: Najd-Transjordan frontier situation; raiding incidents and claims,
Dates: Sep-Oct 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1249 File 57/1928 Pt 19 518ff
41
451-461 (192-202)
Title: Najd-Transjordan frontier situation: raiding incidents and claims,
Dates: Dec 1930-1932
File number:L/P&S/10/1310 File 42/1931 456ff
Scope and contents:
includes: 'Note by Captain J.B.Glubb on policy for the control of the Transjordan deserts', Nov 1920
42
461-471 (202-212)
Title: British relations with Ibn Sa'ud; proposed meeting between Colonel H.V. Biscoe, Political Resident in the Gulf, and Ibn Sa'ud; Kuwait-Najd relations; Kuwait Intelligence Summaries,
Dates: May 1929-Sep 1932
File number:L/P&S/12/2066 Coll 6/5 462ff
43
471-480 (212-221)
Title: Najd-Transjordan frontier situation: raiding incidents; British communications with Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Jan 1931-Nov 1932
File number:L/P&S/12/2067 Coll 6/6 775ff
44-45
480-496 (221-237)


BIS - 5: Regional Relations and Boundaries : Asir, Yemen and the Red Sea, 1919-1934.


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Title: Arabia: Idrisi; situation,
Dates: Jan 1919-Aug 1926
File number:L/P&S/10/1089 File 1182/1923 368ff
Scope and contents:
includes: proposed aerodrome on Farasan islands; Idrisi claim to Qunfida; Idrisi relations with Imam of Yemen, King Husayn and Ibn Sa'ud; events in Asir; sketch map showing boundaries of Idrisi territory
46
497-504 (1-8)
Title: Red Sea: Farasan Islands; safeguarding against Italian encroachments; supply of arms to Idrisi and to Imam of Yemen; Farasan islands oil concession negotiations and Saudi mediation,
Dates: Apr 1925-Sep 1928
File number:L/P&S/10/1174 File 714/1926 Pt 1 491ff
47
504-514 (8-18)
Title: Red Sea: British and Italian interests,
Dates: Apr 1925-Nov 1930
File number:L/P&S/10/1175 File 714/1926 Pt 2-4 582ff
Scope and contents:
Pt 2 Anglo-Italian 'conversations', 1926-1927
Pt 3 attack by the Imam on Ibn Sa'ud and the Idrisi; the Saudi-Idrisi ('Mecca') Agreement, October 1926; Saudi-Yemen relations; map showing the limits of Saudi, Idrisi and Yemen rule, December 1926
Pt 4 Italian relations with the Iman of Yemen and Treaty between Italy and Yemen, September 1926
48
514-526 (18-30)
Title: Saudi-Yemen relations: assumption by Ibn Sa'ud of control of internal administration of Asir,
Dates: Nov 1930-Oct 1933
File number:L/P&S/12/2064 Coll 6/4 Pt 1 545ff
Scope and contents:
includes:Treaty of Abu Arish, December 1931; recognition of new status of Asir; rebellion in Asir
49
526-537 (30-41)
Title: Saudi-Yemen relations: Asir situation; proposed Anglo-Italian discussions; outbreak of hostilities; sketch maps of frontier,
Dates: Sep 1933-Apr 1934
File number:L/P&S/12/2065 Coll 6/4 Pt 2 391ff
50
537-545 (41-49)
Title: Saudi-Yemen relations: Asir; progress of hostilities,
Dates: Apr-May 1934
File number:L/P&S/12/2125 Coll 6/58 446ff
Scope and contents:
includes: sketch map of of Persian Gulf and Arabia showing boundary lines
51
545-555 (49-59)
Title: Saudi-Yemen relations,
Dates: May 1934-Jan 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/2132 Coll 6/65 453ff
Scope and contents:
includes: peace negotiations and Treaty of Taif, May 1934; publication of Saudi Green Book on the Saudi-Yemen conflict, Apr 1934
also includes a few miscellaneous pages relating to Saudi-Yemen relations, Jan 1935-Jan 1938
52
555-560 (59-64)
Title: Saudi Arabia: oil concession negotiations in Asir and the Farasan islands,
Dates: Jun 1933-Nov 1934
File number:L/P&S/12/2127 Coll 6/60 20ff
52
560 (64)


BIS - 6: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : Government and Infrastructure.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Hijaz-Najd: internal affairs; administration and constitution,
Dates: Aug 1928-Feb 1940
File number:L/P&S/12/2099 Coll 6/33 191ff
Scope and contents:
includes: regulations for the distribution and administration of charities, 1928; registration of companies, 1928; composition and functions of legislative council, 1928; reorganisation of administration of Hijaz, 1930; constitution of Hijaz, 1932; proclamation creating the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, September 1932
53
561-563 (1-3)
Title: Hijaz-Najd affairs: financial and internal political situation,
Dates: Mar 1928-Aug 1938
File number:L/P&S/12/2074 Coll 6/10 648ff
Scope and contents:
includes: conditions in the Hijaz; currency exchange crisis; banking arrangements; engagement of financial advisers; Saudi request for a British loan; Saudi relations with Russia; constitutional developments and ministerial appointments; economic survey of Saudi Arabia, 1936; military structure
53
563-576 (3-16)
Title: Saudi Arabian affairs: financial and internal situation,
Dates: May 1939-Jan 1940
File number:L/P&S/12/2076 Coll 6/10 Pt 2 21ff
Scope and contents:
financial position of Saudi government; value of riyal
54
576 (16)
Title: Hijaz-Najd affairs: economic development in the Hijaz,
Dates: Dec 1929-Aug 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/2077 Coll 6/11 246ff
Scope and contents:
Employment of foreign experts; mining concessions; Saudi Arabian Mining Syndicate
54
576-579 (16-19)
Title: Hijaz railway: reconstruction,
Dates: Jun 1931-Nov 1938
File number:L/P&S/12/2078 Coll 6/12 512ff
54
579-585 (19-25)
Title: Railways and communications: proposed Jeddah-Mecca railway; motor transport arrangments,
Dates: Sep 1932-Nov 1939
File number:L/P&S/12/2116 Coll 6/49 105ff
54
585-586 (25-26)
Title: Hijaz-Najd: international sanitary arrangements; accession to International Sanitary Convention of 1907,
Dates: Jul 1930-Nov 1932
File number:L/P&S/12/2080 Coll 6/14 37ff
54
586-587 (26-27)
Title: Hijaz Air Force: recruitment and training,
Dates: Mar 1931-Mar 1939
File number:L/P&S/12/1950 Coll 5/5 345ff
55
587-591 (27-31)
Title: Salutes in the Hijaz-Najd: British gun salutes for royal family and officials,
Dates: Aug 1928-Apr 1934
File number:L/P&S/12/2113 Coll 6/46 75ff
55
591-592 (31-32)
Title: Saudi Arabia: exemption of Saudi nationals from koshan tax,
Dates: Jun 1937-May 1939
File number:L/P&S/12/2156 Coll 6/83 14ff
55
592 (32)
Title: Hijaz: procedure for deportations to and from,
Dates: Jun 1931-May 1932
File number:L/P&S/12/2079 Coll 6/13 52ff
55
592-593 (32-33)
Title: Hijaz-Najd: ownership of property by foreigners,
Dates: May 1930-May 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/2101 Coll 6/35 125ff
55
593-594 (33-34)
Title: Migration of Hijazis into Transjordan,
Dates: Aug 1931-Apr 1932
File number:L/P&S/12/2084 Coll 6/18 54ff
55
594-595 (34-35)
Title: Saudi Arabia: position and national status of British subjects and protected persons,
Dates: Apr 1931-Feb 1934
File number:L/P&S/12/2105 Coll 6/38 82ff
55
595-596 (35-36)
Title: Hijaz-Najd: personalities; biographical notes and Who's Who; changes in government appointments,
Dates: May 1928-Nov 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/2107 Coll 6/40 70ff
55
596-597 (36-37)
Title: Saudi Arabia: anti-Saudi activities of Sayyid Muhammad Tahir al-Dabbagh,
Dates: Jun 1932-Jul 1936
File number:L/P&S/12/2119 Coll 6/52 158ff
56
597-599 (37-39)
Title: Saudi Arabia: Khalid ibn Hithlain: prevention of use of Bahrain and Kuwait as bases for anti-Saudi activities,
Dates: Jul 1933-Jul 1936
File number:L/P&S/12/2123 Coll 6/56 29ff
56
599 (39)
Title: Saudi Arabia: alleged execution of the state prisoners handed over after Ikhwan rebellion (Naif ibn Hithlain, Sultan ibn Hamaid and Ibn Lami),
Dates: Oct 1933-Nov 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/2126 Coll 6/59 13ff
56
599 (39)
Title: Future of royal family: possible events on death of Ibn Sa'ud; succession plans; attack on King Ibn Sa'ud, 1935; Sep 1931-1949
File number:L/P&S/12/2082 Coll 6/16 211ff
Scope and contents:
Includes: Note by Captain G.S. de Gaury, Political Agent Kuwait, June 1937, on the Shammar tribe and the Ibn Rashid dynasty, with genealogical charts of the Rashid, Shammar and 'Anaza; note by de Gaury on the 'Anaza, August 1938
56
599-602 (39-42)


BIS - 7: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : International Relations.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Hijaz-Najd and Saudi Arabia: treaties and relations with France and Syria,
Dates: Jan 1926-Dec 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/2061 Coll 6/1 54ff
Scope and contents:
includes: proposed appointment of French representative in Najd; Saudi treaties with France and Syria, November 1931; Franco-Saudi relations
57
603 (1)
Title: Hijaz-Najd and Saudi Arabia: treaty and relations with Italy; attitude of Saudi government during Italo-Ethiopian dispute,
Dates: Sep 1930-Aug 1938
File number:L/P&S/12/2062 Coll 6/2 180ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Treaties of Freindship and Commerce with Italy, February 1932; Italian recognition of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Italian representation in Saudi Arabia; Saudi Arabia and the Abyssinian crisis
57
603-605 (1-3)
Title: Hijaz-Najd and Saudi Arabia: relations with British Government,
Dates: Sep 1927-Jan 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/2087 Coll 6/21 Pt 1 449ff
Scope and contents:
includes: establishment of diplomatic relations with British Government; Hijaz Legation in London and British Minister in Jeddah; future of 1927 Treaty of Jeddah; Anglo-Saudi "Conversations", 1934; discussions relating to Blue Line,
58
605-615 (3-13)
Title: Saudi Arabia: relations with British Government; Hijaz Legation in London and British Minister in Jeddah; ratification and prolongation of treaty of Jeddah,
Dates: Jan 1935-Nov 1943
File number:L/P&S/12/2088 Coll 6/21 Pt 2 375ff
58
615-619 (13-17)
Title: Channels of communication with Ibn Sa'ud; communication arrangements with the British Residency, Bushire, and British authorities other than the Government of India,
Dates: Apr 1929-Jun 1931
File number:L/P&S/12/2109 Coll 6/42 90ff
59
619-620 (17-18)
Title: Saudi relations with Egypt,
Dates: Jan 1926-Apr 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/2092 Coll 6/25 125ff
59
620-622 (18-20)
Title: Saudi-Polish relations: Polish arms for Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Jun 1929-Apr 1934
File number:L/P&S/12/2097 Coll 6/31 46ff
59
622 (20)
Title: Saudi-Turkish relations: Treaty of Friendship, 1929; appointment of Turkish representative at Jeddah,
Dates: Oct 1926-Jan 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/2098 Coll 6/32 44ff
59
622-623 (20-21)
Title: Saudi Arabia: relations with the Soviet,
Dates: Jul 1932-Jun 1938
File number:L/P&S/12/2117 Coll 6/50 47ff
59
623-624 (21-22)
Title: Saudi Arabia: relations with USA,
Dates: May 1931-Jan 1947
File number:L/P&S/12/2124 Coll 6/57 63ff
59
624 (22)
Title: Saudi Arabia: relations with Germany; 1929 Treaty of Friendship, Dec 1928-Nov 1941
File number:L/P&S/12/2143 Coll 6/70 86ff
59
624-625 (22-23)
Title: Saudi Arabia and Yemen: relations with Japan,
Dates: May 1938-Mar 1941
File number:L/P&S/12/2159 Coll 6/86 25ff
59
625-626 (23-24)


BIS - 8: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : Oil, Boundaries and Regional Relations.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Revolt in northern Hijaz: Hijaz-Najd and Transjordan frontier situation; Hijaz relations with Egypt and Transjordan,
Dates: May-Jul 1932
File number:L/P&S/12/2096 Coll 6/30 465ff
60
627-636 (1-10)
Title: Najd-Transjordan frontier affairs,
Dates: Jul-Nov 1932
File number:L/P&S/12/2102 Coll 6/36 458ff
61
636-645 (10-19)
Title: Najd-Transjordan frontier affairs,
Dates: Nov 1932-Apr 1933
File number:L/P&S/12/2103 Coll 6/36 492ff
62
645-655 (19-29)
Title: Najd-Transjordan frontier affairs; treaty negotiations and 1933 Saudi-Transjordan Treaty,
Dates: Apr 1933-Mar 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/2112 Coll 6/45 512ff
63
656-666 (30-40)
Title: Saudi Arabia: frontier with Transjordan; Saudi claims to Akaba and Maan,
Dates: Apr 1934-Mar 1940
File number:L/P&S/12/2133 Coll 6/66 209ff
64
666-668 (40-42)
Title: Saudi Arabia: national and provincial boundaries,
Dates: Feb-Dec 1934
File number:L/P&S/12/2129 Coll 6/62 57ff and 2 maps
Scope and contents:
includes: "strictly confidential" map of Arabia showing national and provincial boundaries and map of Aden Protectorate showing tribes and boundaries in South-West Arabia
64
668-669 (42-43)
Title: Foreign Office memorandum, May 1935, on "The seven independent Arabian States",
Dates: Dec 1935-Jan 1936
File number:L/P&S/12/2147 Coll 6/74 13ff
64
669-670 (43-44)
Title: Saudi Arabia: limit of territorial waters; Saudi regulations relating to Red Sea fishing; Saudi Coast Guard Administration,
Dates: Sep 1932-Aug 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/2121 Coll 6/54 53ff
64
670 (44)
Title: Saudi Arabia: relations with Yemen; delimitation of Saudi-Yemen frontier; sketch map of the frontier prepared by the British Legation Jeddah,
Dates: Nov 1934-Apr 1936
File number:L/P&S/12/2145 Coll 6/72 23ff
64
670 (44)
Title: Saudi Arabia: Red Sea oil concessions,
Dates: Mar 1936-Jan 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/2149 Coll 6/76 76ff
64
670-671 (44-45)
Title: Oil concessions in Saudi Arabia (Hasa),
Dates: Dec 1923-Jul 1945
File number:L/P&S/12/2115 Coll 6/48 565ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Hasa Oil Concession Agreement, 1935; California Arabian Standard Oil Company road map of operations in Hasa; reconnaissance map of Arabian Gulf coastline
64
671-678 (45-52)
Title: South Eastern Arabia and Qatar boundaries: India Office memorandum on "The Southern Boundary of Qatar and connected problems", 1934; Middle East Committee discussions Jul 1933-Jun 1934
File number:L/P&S/12/2130 Coll 6/63 372ff
65
678-686 (52-60)
Title: South Eastern boundaries in Arabia: Anglo-Turkish convention of 1913; attitude of USA, Feb-Jul 1934 with printed copies of Anglo-Turkish Convention respecting the Persian Gulf and adjacent territories, July 1913, and Anglo-Turkish Convention respecting the boundaries of Aden and of Ottoman territory in Southern Arabia, March 1914
File number:L/P&S/12/2131 Coll 6/64 90ff, maps
65
686-688 (60-62)
Title: Boundaries of South Eastern Arabia and Qatar,
Dates: Jun-Dec 1934
File number:L/P&S/12/2134 Coll 6/67 Pt 1 388ff
66
688-696 (62-70)
Title: Boundaries of South Eastern Arabia and Qatar: Anglo-Saudi negotiations,
Dates: Dec 1934-May 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/2135 Coll 6/67 Pt 2 358ff
67
696-703 (70-77)
Title: Boundaries of South Eastern Arabia and Qatar,
Dates: Apr-Dec 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/2136 Coll 6/67 Pt 3 409ff
Scope and contents:
includes: reconnaissance map of Qatar Peninsula and aerial photographs, Secret, October 1935
68
703-711 (77-85)
Title: Boundaries of South Eastern Arabia and Qatar,
Dates: Oct 1935-Sep 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/2137 Coll 6/67 Pt 4 409ff
Scope and contents:
includes: maps showing boundary lines and claims, approximate area of Murrah tribal dirah,
68
711-717 (85-91)
Title: Boundaries of South Eastern Arabia and Qatar: Khaur al-'Udayd,
Dates: Oct 1937-Aug 1939
File number:L/P&S/12/2138 Coll 6/67 Pt 5 320ff
Scope and contents:
with map showing claim lines
69
717-724 (91-98)
Title: Boundaries of South Eastern Arabia and Qatar: oil concessions and operations,
Dates: Feb 1942-Mar 1948
File number:L/P&S/12/2139 Coll 6/67 Pt 6 194ff
Scope and contents:
also includes: Foreign Office memoranda on "Ibn Sa'ud's claims in respect of the South Eastern frontiers of Saudi Arabia", April 1934, and "The South East Frontiers of Saudi Arabia", June 1940
69
724-728 (98-102)
Title: Boundaries of South Eastern Arabia and Qatar: 3 maps:
File number:L/P&S/12/2140 Coll 6/67
Scope and contents:
Map of Arabia showing the boundaries of the Aden Protectorate
Map showing provisional southern boundary of Qatar
War Office map of the unsurveyed Qatar Peninsula, Secret, 1934
70
728-729 (102-103)
Title: Qatar: protest by Ibn Sa'ud against grant of the Qatar oil concession; direct correspondence between the Shaikh of Qatar and Ibn Sa'ud,
Dates: Aug 1935-Feb 1936
File number:L/P&S/12/3848 Coll 30/119 93ff
70
729-730 (103-104)
Title: Oil concessions in South Eastern Arabia: Petroleum Concessions' interest in Rub' al-Khali and question of disputed boundary,
Dates: Oct 1936-Mar 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/2152 Coll 6/79 39ff
70
730 (104)
Title: South and South Western boundaries of Saudi Arabia: activities of H.St.J.B.Philby; Philby's journey to Shabwa,
Dates: Nov 1936-Jan 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/2153 Coll 6/80 69ff
70
730-731 (104-105)
Title: Boundaries in Arabia: interpretation of Anglo-Italian Rome Understanding of 1927,
Dates: Apr 1934-Nov 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/2158 Coll 6/85 37ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Foreign Office "Memorandum respecting the boundaries of Arabia: Anglo-Turkish arrangements", April 1934, with map
70
731 (105)
Title: Kuwait blockade by Ibn Sa'ud; Kuwait-Najd relations,
Dates: Aug 1931-May 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/3732 Coll 30/21 558ff
70
731-743 (105-117)
Title: Kuwait blockade by Ibn Saud; Kuwait-Najd relations,
Dates: May 1935-Sep 1937
File number:L/P&S/12/3733 Coll 30/21 Pt 2 495ff
71
743-753 (117-127)
Title: Kuwait blockade by Ibn Sa'ud; Kuwait-Najd relations; smuggling; Bon Voisinage and Extradition agreements
Dates: Sep 1937-Apr 1940
File number:L/P&S/12/3734 Coll 30/21 Pt 3 513ff
72
753-759 (127-133)
Title: Saudi-Kuwait frontier incidents,
Dates: May-Nov 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/3841 Coll 30/112 72ff
72
759-760 (133-134)
Title: Kuwait: survey of Neutral Zone; its status and history,
Dates: Nov 1932-Mar 1935
File number:L/P&S/12/3748 Coll 30/35 87ff
72
760-761 (134-135)
Title: Oil Concessions in Kuwait Neutral Zone,
Dates: Apr 1933-Aug 1935
File number:L/P&S/10/1003 File 2794/1921 Pt 15 479ff
Scope and contents:
includes draft oil concession agreement and sketch map
73
761-771 (135-145)
Title: Kuwait (Neutral Zone): oil concessions in Kuwait Neutral Zone and eastern Saudi Arabia; negotiations with Petroleum Concessions Limited,
Dates: Oct 1935-Jan 1947
File number:L/P&S/12/3856 Coll 30/124 441ff
74
771-776 (145-150)
Title: Relations between Ibn Sa'ud and Shaikh of Kuwait; visit of Ibn Sa'ud to Kuwait, 1936, and of Shaikh of Kuwait to Riyadh, 1940,
Dates: Nov 1935-Mar 1948
File number:L/P&S/12/3861 Coll 30/127 82ff
74
776-777 (150-151)
Title: Saudi relations with Bahrain and Qatar: visit of Ibn Sa'ud to Bahrain, 1939, and other visits between ruling families.
Dates: Sep 1937-Oct 1941
File number:L/P&S/12/3884 Coll 30/149 59ff
74
777 (151)
Title: Attitude of Ibn Sa'ud towards Arab rulers in the Persian Gulf and Persian Gulf affairs.
Dates: Dec 1938-May 1939
File number:L/P&S/12/3909 Coll 30/172 31ff
74
778 (152)