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BCA-1 : 'The Great Game': Handbooks and Intelligence Reports, 1871-1894


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Central Asia
Creator: Calcutta: Quartermaster General's Department, Intelligence Branch.
Dates: 1871-1875
File number: L/MIL/17/14/72/6/1-2
Notes: Confidential.
Notes: Although published in nine volumes, under the general title, Central Asia, this set covers a much wider geographical area. Other parts, for example, edited by Lt-Col Charles Metcalfe MacGregor and others, include the North-West Frontier of British India, Persia, Afghanistan, Asiatic Turkey and Kashmir. This collection only contains reproductions of the two volumes below.
reel 1
fiche 1- 4
Title: A contribution towards the better knowledge of the topography, ethnography, resources and history of the Khanate of Khiva
Creator: Compiled by Cpt Henry Collett, Calcutta
Date(s): 1873
Extent: 103 p., 2 maps
File number: L/MIL/17/14/72/6/1
reel 1
fiche 1-2
Title: A contribution towards the better knowledge of the topography, ethnography, resources and history of the Khanate of Bokhara
Creator: Cpt John Moubray Trotter, Calcutta
Date(s): 1873
Extent: 208 p.
File number: L/MIL/17/14/72/6/2
reel 1
fiche 2-4
Title: Reports on trade routes through Ladakh to Yarkand, by Dr H.Cayley, on special duty at Ladakh, and Mr W.H.Reynolds, Assistant Surveyor, with comments by Major G.T.Montgomerie, Survey of India, on trade routes between Punjab and Turkistan, 1870-1871
Creator: Cpt John Moubray Trotter, Calcutta
Physical description:40 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/226
reel 1
fiche 4
Title: Steppe campaigns. Translated from the Russian by Cpt F.C.H.Clarke.
Creator: London: War Office, Quartermaster-General's Department, Topographical Branch
Dates: 1874
Physical description:99 p.
File number: L/MIL/17/14/82
reel 1
fiche 5-6
Title: Studies on the probable course and result of a war between Russia and England Lt-Gen von Hanneken, Prussian Army, Apr 1878
Creator: Translated by Maj Frank Shirley Russell. London: War Office, Quartermaster-General's Department, Intelligence Branch
Dates: 1878
Physical description:11 p.
File number: L/MIL/17/14/83
reel 1
fiche 6
Title: Précis of correspondence etc relating to affairs in Central Asia, Biluchistan, Persia etc, 1875-1877.
Creator: Compiled by Trevor Chichele Plowden. Foreign Department Press, Calcutta.
Dates: 1878
Physical description:lxii, 270, cxcvii p. map
File number: L/P&S/20/253
Notes: Confidential
reel 1
fiche 6-11
Title: Report on the North-Eastern Frontier of Persia and the Tekeh Turkomans Lt-Col C.E.Stewart, Bengal Staff Corps
Creator: London: War Office, Mobilization and Intelligence Department
Dates: 1881
Physical description:50 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/272
reel 2
fiche 11-12
Title: Table of distances in Russia, Central Asia and India. Compiled by Lt G.A.K. Wisely, Royal Engineers, under the direction of Col A.S. Cameron.
Creator: London: War Office, Intelligence Branch
Dates: 1885
Physical description:72 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A116
reel 2
fiche 12-13
Title: Report of a mission to Chinese Turkistan and Badakhshan in 1885-1886. N.Elias, Political Agent on Special Duty.
Creator: Calcutta: Government of India
Dates: 1886
Physical description:vi, 114 p., map,
File number: L/P&S/20/A27
Notes: Confidential
reel 2
fiche 13-14
Title: Précis of papers regarding the Upper Oxus boundary
Creator: Cpt F.E.Younghusband, Calcutta: Government of India
Dates: 1890
Physical description:34 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/278
Notes: Confidential
reel 2
fiche 14-15
Title: Routes from Russian territory in Central Asia towards Afghanistan and India. Section I The Pamir line of advance.
Creator: By Lt W.R.Robertson. Quarter Master General's Department, Intelligence Branch, Simla.
Dates: 1893
Physical description:2 maps (in pocket)
File number: L/P&S/20/A56
Notes: Confidential
Scope and contents:
Pt 1 : Short Military report on the Ferghana Province, Kashgar, the Pamirs, and Upper Oxus Afghan Provinces, being the country traversed by the routes in Part II.
viii, 46 p.
Pt II : Routes leading from the Chimkend-Kuldja postal road to the Hindu Kush between the Dorah and the Karakorum passes.
v, 93 p.
reel 2
fiche 15-16
Title: Routes from Russian territory in Central Asia towards Afghanistan and India. Section II The Kabul line of advance. By Lt E.Peach
Creator: Simla: Quarter Master General's Department, Intelligence Branch
Dates: 1894
Physical description:x maps, [marked 'obsolete, cancelled'], ix, 45, vii, 125, viii p., 2 maps, 3 tables.
File number: L/P&S/20/145
Scope and contents:
Pt I : Military Report on Russian Turkistan and the Khanate of Bokhara, being the country traversed by the routes in Part II
Pt II Routes leading from the Kazalinsk-Chimkend postal road on to the Oxus between Charjui and Kala-l-Khum
reel 2
fiche 16-19
Title: Notes on the Central Asian question and the coast and frontier defences of India, 1877-1893
Creator: London: War Office, Intelligence Division
Dates: 1902
Physical description:x, 326 p.
File number: L/MIL/17/14/80
Notes: Secret
reel 2
fiche 19-22


BCA-2 : Michell's Russian Abstracts and Memories, 1872-1883


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Michell's Russian Abstracts and Memoires.
Creator: London: War Office, Intelligence Division
Dates: Jan 1872-Dec 1874
Physical description:iii, 455 p., with manuscript contents list
File number: L/P&S/20/RUS/1
Scope and contents:
includes:
Central Asia. Boundaries of Bokhara and Afghanistan: memorandum by Robert Michell, 16 December 1872
Area and population of the Turkestan Province from materials collected and published by the Statistical Committee of Turkestan, Robert Michell, 26 June 1872
Memorandum on the country of the Turcomans, giving an account of the Russian occupation of the east coast of the Caspian, by Robert Michell, 31 March 1873, with a new map copied from the map of the Topographical Department of the Russian War Ministry, showing place names and frontiers
Treaty of Peace between Russia and Khiva, published in Turkestan Gazette, October 1873
reel 3
fiche 23-27 (1-5)
Title: Michell's Russian Abstracts and Memoires.
Creator: London: War Office, Intelligence Division
Dates: Jan 1875-Nov 1877
Physical description:iv, 337 p., with manuscript contents list
File number: L/P&S/20/RUS/2
Scope and contents:
includes:
Epitome of correspondence relating to Merv, with historical and geographical accounts of the place and itineraries, by Robert Michell, reprinted with corrections and additions, and 'the latest and best map specially prepared', 16 June 1875
reel 3
fiche 27-31 (5-9)
Title: Michell's Russian Abstracts and Memoires.
Creator: London: War Office, Intelligence Division
Dates: Jan-Dec 1878
Physical description:24ff, 199 p., with manuscript index
File number: L/P&S/20/RUS/3
Scope and contents:
includes:
The ancient course of the Amu-Daria: translation from a German pamphlet by Professor R.Lenz of the St Petersburg Academie Imperiale des Sciences [undated]
A sketch of the political ethnography of the countries situated between Russia and England, by Colonel M.Veniukof, Journal of Political Science, St Petersburg, 1878
reel 3
fiche 31-34 (9-12)
Title: Michell's Russian Abstracts and Memoires.
Creator: London: War Office, Intelligence Division
Dates: Jan 1879-Dec 1880
Physical description:206 ff
File number: L/P&S/20/RUS/4
Scope and contents:
includes:
Captain Kuropatkin's itineraries of routes in Kashgaria. From Osh to Kashgar, traversed by the Russian Mission under Colonel Kuropatkin in October 1876; from the city of Kashgar to the city of Aksu, November to December 1876
Bykof's survey of the upper course of the Oxus, from the Turkestan Gazette, May 1879
Turcomania and the Turcomans, by Captain Kuropatkin, from the Russian Military Journal, 1879
Colonel Grodekof's journey from Tashkend through Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh and Herat to Persia, from the Novoye Vremia, 1880
reel 4
fiche 34-38 (12-16)
Title: Michell's Russian Abstracts and Memoires.
Creator: London: War Office, Intelligence Division
Dates: Jan-Dec 1881
Physical description:139 ff, with manuscript index
File number: L/P&S/20/RUS/5
Scope and contents:
includes:
The Turcomans, by Maj-Gen Nicholas Petrusevitch, from the Journal of the Caucasus Branch of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society, 1880, with Petrusevitch's map of Akhal and Merv, 1881
reel 4
fiche 38-41 (16-19)
Title: Michell's Russian Abstracts and Memoires.
Creator: London: War Office, Intelligence Division
Dates: Jan-Dec 1882
Physical description:32ff
File number: L/P&S/20/RUS/13
reel 4
fiche 41-42 (19-20)Reel 4
Title: Michell's Russian Abstracts and Memoires.
Creator: London: War Office, Intelligence Division
Dates: Jan-Dec 1883
Physical description:63ff
File number: L/P&S/20/RUS/14
reel 4
fiche 42-43 (20-21)Reel 4


BCA-3 : British Policy Papers and Memoranda, 1865-1898


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Memorandum upon the progress of Russia in Central Asia, submitted to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
Creator: J.Savile Lumley
Dates: 15 June 1867
Physical description:4 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C116
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
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fiche 44 (1-1)
Title: Memorandum on the Central Asian question, H.C.Rawlinson.
Creator: J.Savile Lumley
Dates: 20 Jul 1868
Physical description:20 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C4
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO21
reel 5
fiche 44 (1-1)
Title: Remarks and memoranda on Sir H.Rawlinson's memorandum on Central Asia
Creator: by Brig-Gen H.B.Lumsden, D.F.McLeod, Col R.Taylor, Sir J.Lawrence, Sir
Dates: Sep 1868-Jan 1869
Physical description:117 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C5
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO21
Scope and contents:
also includes:
Report by Lt (now Sir) Henry Rawlinson on the Dooranee tribes, April 1841
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fiche 44-45 (1-2)
Title: Remarks and suggestions relative to proposed negotiations with Russia regarding Central Asia
Creator: T.D.Forsyth.
Dates: 7 Oct 1868
Physical description:8 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C115
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
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fiche 45 (2-2)
Title: Russian advances in Asia
Creator: Compiled by Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Dates: 31 Jul 1865
Physical description:9 p., maps.
File number: L/P&S/18/C68a
Notes: Strictly Confidential
Scope and contents:
includes: skeleton map showing the successive Russian acquisitions in Asia and map of part of Central Asia showing Russian forts and communications
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fiche 45 (2-2)
Title: Russian advances in Asia / Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Creator: Compiled by Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Dates: ca. 1869
Physical description:73 p., 3 maps
File number: L/P&S/18/C69/1
reel 5
fiche 45-46 (2-3)
Title: Russian advances in Asia. Continuation No.2 [of 68a] / Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Creator: Compiled by Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Dates: Jan 1867
Physical description:13 p., 2 maps
File number: L/P&S/18/C69/2
Notes: Confidential
reel 5
fiche 46-47 (3-4)
Title: Russian advances in Asia. Continuation No.3, 1868 / Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department
Creator: Compiled by Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Dates: Jan 1868
Physical description:4 p., 2 maps
File number: L/P&S/18/C69/3
Notes: Confidential
reel 5
fiche 47 (4-4)
Title: Russian advances in Asia, 1869 / Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Creator: Compiled by Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Dates: 1869
Physical description:43 p., 2 maps
File number: L/P&S/18/C69/4
Notes: Confidential
reel 5
fiche 47 (4-4_
Title: Russian advances in Asia, 1873 / Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Creator: Compiled by Lt-Col A.C.Cooke, War Office, Topographical Department.
Dates: 1873
Physical description:68 p., 4 maps
File number: L/P&S/18/C69/5
Notes: Confidential
reel 5
fiche 47-48 (4-5)
Title: Russian advances in Asia (No.II), 1873-1875
Creator: Maj. Robert James Maxwell, War Office, Quartermaster General's Department, Intelligence Branch.
Dates: 1877
Physical description:62 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C69/6
Notes: Confidential
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fiche 48-49 (5-6)
Title: Russian advances in Asia (No.III), 1876-1878
Creator: Maj. Robert James Maxwell, War Office, Quartermaster General's Department, Intelligence Branch.
Dates: 1882
Physical description:41 p., 2 maps
File number: L/P&S/18/C69/7
Notes: Confidential
reel 5
fiche 49-50 (6-7)
Title: Russian advances in Asia (No.IV), 1879-1881
Creator: Maj. Robert James Maxwell, War Office, Quartermaster General's Department, Intelligence Branch.
Dates: 1882
Physical description:50 p., map
File number: L/P&S/18/C69/8
Notes: Confidential
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fiche 50 (7)
Title: Russian advances in Asia (No.V), 1882-1884
Creator: Cpt. F.Beaufort, War Office, Quartermaster General's Department, Intelligence Branch
Dates: 1885
Physical description:34 p., map
File number: L/P&S/18/C69/9
Notes: Confidential
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fiche 50-51 (7-8)
Title: Précis of correspondence between Her Majesty's Embassy and Her Majesty's Foreign Office on question of northern frontier of Afghanistan and the understanding between Russian and British Governments respecting Central Asia, 1869-1871.
Creator: Foreign Office
Dates: Jan 1872
Physical description:50 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C73
Notes: Confidential
reel 5
fiche 51 (8)
Title: Memorandum on Russian encroachments in Western Turkestan, and in the direction of Asterabad (Ashoorada etc)
Creator: E.Hertslet, Foreign Office.
Dates: 21 Jan 1873
Physical description:10 p., map
File number: L/P&S/18/C72
Notes: Confidential
reel 5
fiche 51 (8)
Title: Historical Summary of the Central Asian question
Creator: O.T.Burne.
Dates: 30 Apr 1874
Physical description:112 p., 2 maps
File number: L/P&S/18/C9
Notes: Confidential
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO23
Scope and contents:
includes: map of the successive Russian acquisitions in Asia and map of part of Central Asia showing the principal communications
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fiche 51-53 (8-10)
Title: Memorandum on the Central Asian question
Creator: H.C.Rawlinson
Dates: 22 May 1874
Physical description:5 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/MEMO23
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fiche 53 (10)
Title: A consideration of the present Anglo-Russian position in Central Asia
Creator: H.W.Bellew
Dates: 24 Jun 1875
Physical description:19 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C13
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO21
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fiche 53 (10)
Title: Extract from 'England and Russia in the East', second edition.
Creator: by Sir Henry Rawlinson.
Dates: 1875
Physical description:p. 318-320
File number: L/P&S/20/MEMO22
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fiche 53 (10)
Title: Mission to Yarkund [Kashgar]
Creator: Sir T.D.Forsyth
Dates: 1876
Physical description:11 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C14
Notes: Confidential
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fiche 53 (10)
Title: Kashgar Mission [Yarkund] Secret Letter from India No 50 dated 16 October
Creator: A.W.Moore
Dates: 15 Nov 1876
Physical description:15 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C15
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fiche 53 (10)
Title: Memorandum on military aspects of the Central Asian question Government of India, Private Secretary's Office
Creator: A.W.Moore
Dates: June 1876
Physical description:11 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C82
Notes: Confidential
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fiche 53 (10)
Title: The progress of Russia in Central Asia,
Creator: Colonel M.J.Veniukoff, 1877, translated from the Sbornik Gosudarstvennikh Znanyi, by Cpt F.C.H.Clarke, 1878
Dates: 1877-1878.
Physical description:22 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C17
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
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fiche 54 (11)
Title: Russian military movements in Turkistan since 1875
Creator: India Office Political Department.
Dates: 1878
Physical description:12 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C20
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
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fiche 54 (11)
Title: Central Asia No.1 (1878). Correspondence respecting Central Asia. Parliamentary Papers (HoC) 1878, C2164
Creator: India Office Political Department.
Physical description:xi, 206 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/MEMO6
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fiche 54-56 (11-13)
Title: Central Asia No.2 (1878). Further correspondence respecting Central Asia. Parliamentary Papers (HoC) 1878, C2188
Creator: India Office Political Department.
Physical description:i, 27 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/MEMO6
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fiche 56-57 (13-14)
Title: Analysis by Lord Tenterden of the papers presented to Parliament respecting Central Asia, 1838-1878, with an outline map showing the principal places referred to.
Creator: Foreign Office
Dates: 30 November 1878
Physical description:iv, 40 p., map
File number: L/P&S/18/MEMO23
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fiche 57 (14)
Title: Supplement to the analysis by Lord Tenterden of the papers presented to Parliament respecting Central Asia, 1878
Creator: Foreign Office
Dates: 23 December 1878
Physical description:2 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C21a
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fiche 57 (14)
Title: Notes by Captain Napier on recent events in Khorassan
Creator: Cpt G.C.Napier, Foreign Office,
Dates: 17 Dec 1878,
Physical description:6 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C24
Notes: Confidential, Printed for the use of the Cabinet.
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fiche 57 (14)
Title: Report on the late movement of the Russian force in the Trans-Caspian district. With notes on its present condition and disposition and the condition of settlements in Ashurada and Krasnovodsk
Creator: Cpt C.G.Napier.
Dates: [1879]
Physical description:22 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C25
Notes: Confidential
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fiche 57-58 (14-15)
Title: Statement by Alim Mirza [on Russia in Central Asia] enclosed in Sir H.Layard's despatch no.913, dated 23 October 1879 (translated from the Turkish of Transoxiana)
Creator: Translated by J.W.Redhouse.
Dates: 20 Nov 1879
Physical description:8 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C26
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fiche 58 (15)
Title: Letter from Cpt C.G.Napier, on Special Duty in Persia to the Political Secretary, India office [on his journey on the Turkoman frontier of Persia and negotiations with the Turkomans]
Creator: Translated by J.W.Redhouse.
Dates: 30 Jul 1879
Physical description:12 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C27
Notes: Confidential
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fiche 58 (15)
Title: Russia in Central Asia
Creator: O.T.Burne
Dates: 1878-1880.
File number: L/P&S/18/C23/1-3
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
Scope and contents:
[No 1], 13 August 1878 : 59 p. (Confidential)
No 2, 22 July 1879 : 30 p. (Confidential)
No 3, 31 December 1880 : 51 p. (Confidential)
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fiche 58-59 (15-16)Reel 6
Title: Note on Central Asian affairs
Creator: Sir Alfred Lyall.
Dates: 1 Sep 1881
Physical description:7 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C112
Notes: Secret
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fiche 59-60 (16-17)
Title: Observations on General Petrusevitch's papers [on the Turcomans, see Fiche 38-41, L/P&S/20/RUS/5]
Creator: G.Napier
Dates: 3 Dec 1881
Physical description:6 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C33
Notes: Secret
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fiche 60 (17)
Title: Note on the Tejend
Creator: G.C.Napier
Dates: 20 Mar 1882
Physical description:4 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C40
Notes: Confidential
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fiche 60 (17)
Title: The Russians in Akhal
Creator: G.C.Napier
Physical description:66 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C78
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
Scope and contents:
Part I : Trans-Caspian. Russian acts and aims from 1716 to 1880
Part II : The Turcomans in relation to Afghanistan and Persia
Part III : Afghanistan and the Turcomans
Part IV : Russia and Persia over the Turcomans, England intervening R.Michell, India Office, Mar 1882
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fiche 60 (17)
Title: Report on roads between Bokhara and Merv
Creator: by Lieutenant Naziroff of the Turkestan Rifles [with remarks and addenda by Lt-Col C.E.Stewart].
Dates: Dec 1883
Physical description:12 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C43
Notes: Secret
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fiche 60-61 (17-18)
Title: Correspondence, from 1864 to 1881, respecting the movements of Russia in Central Asia and her relations with Afghanistan
Creator: A.W.Moore
Dates: 8 Feb 1882
Physical description:149 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C41/1
Notes: Secret
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fiche 61-62 (18-19)
Title: Correspondence respecting the movements of Russia in Central Asia and her relations with Afghanistan. Part II
Creator: A.W.Moore.
Dates: 11 Apr 1882
Physical description:24 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C41/2
Notes: Secret
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fiche 62 (19)
Title: Correspondence respecting the movements of Russia in Central Asia and her relations with Afghanistan. Part III
Creator: A.W.Moore
Dates: 30 May 1882
Physical description:10 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C41/3
Notes: Secret
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fiche 62-63 (19-20)
Title: Correspondence respecting the movements of Russia in Central Asia and her relations with Afghanistan. Part IV
Creator: A.W.Moore
Dates: 22 Jan 1884
Physical description:21 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C41/4
Notes: Secret
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fiche 63 (20)
Title: Correspondence respecting the occupation of Merv by Russia and her proceedings on the Khorassan frontier of Persia [Part V]
Creator: A.W.Moore
Dates: 15 Aug 1885
Physical description:25 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C41/5
Notes: Secret
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fiche 63 (20)
Title: The Russian advance in Central Asia, 1872-1885
Creator: A.W.Moore
Dates: 5 May 1885
Physical description:31 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C46
Notes: Secret
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fiche 63 (20)
Title: Central Asia Parliamentary Papers. Index to declarations of England and Russia in regard to Merv, 1869-1883
Creator: O.T.Burne
Dates: 1 Mar 1884
Physical description:6 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C47
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
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fiche 63-64 (20-21)
Title: Lepel Griffin
Creator: O.T.Burne
Dates: 5 Mar 1884
Physical description:3 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C45
Notes: Strictly Confidential
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
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fiche 64 (21)
Title: Memorandum on Russian advances and ambitions in Central Asia
Creator: Robert Michell
Dates: 1 Dec 1884
Physical description:4 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/A133
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fiche 64 (21)
Title: Memorandum respecting Russian and English advances in Asia during the last half century, ending June 1884
Creator: O.T.Burne
Dates: 24 Mar 1885
Physical description:1 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C51
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
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fiche 64 (21)
Title: Note on Trans-Caspian Railway
Creator: Cpt F.Beaufort, War Office, Intelligence Branch
Dates: 13 Apr 1885
Physical description:2 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C50
Notes: Secret
Notes: filmed from duplicate copy in L/P&S/20/MEMO22
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fiche 64 (21)
Title: Memorandum on the present position in Central Asia
Creator: Sir H.M.Durand
Dates: 21 May 1887
Physical description:31 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C104
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fiche 64 (21)
Title: Memorandum respecting the Central Asian boundary negotiations, 15 October 1893
Creator: F.Bertie, Foreign Office
Dates: Nov 1893.
Physical description:35 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C80
Notes: Confidential
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fiche 64-65 (21-22)
Title: Report by Mr R.P.Cobbold on his journeys on the Pamirs and in Chinese Turkestan.
Creator: F.Bertie, Foreign Office
Dates: 5 Oct 1898
Physical description:14 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/A135
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fiche 65 (22-22)


BCA-4 : Foreign Office Confidential Printed Correspondence on the Affairs of Central Asia, 1899-1913.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Further correspondence respecting the affairs of Central Asia, 1899-1903
Creator: Foreign Office
File number: L/P&S/20/FO67
Notes: Confidential
Scope and contents:
Part I : Jul-Dec 1899, iv, 52 p.
Part II : 1900, vii, 104 p.
Part III : 1901, vi, 82 p.
Part IV : 1902, viii, 131 p.
Part V : 1903, xvi, 287 p., map
reel 7
fiche 66-73 (1-8)
Title: Further correspondence respecting the affairs of Central Asia, 1904-1909
Creator: Foreign Office
File number: L/P&S/20/FO68
Notes: Confidential
Scope and contents:
Part VI : 1904, x, 185 p.
Part VII : 1905, x, 150 p.
Part VIII : 1906, iv, 28 p.
Part IX : 1907, xii, 113 p.
Part IX [sic] : 1908, xi, 112 p.
Part XI [sic] : 1909, viii, 55 p.
reel 7
fiche 73-81 (8-16)
Title: Further correspondence respecting the affairs of Central Asia, 1910-1911
Creator: Foreign Office
File number: L/P&S/20/FO69
Notes: Confidential
Scope and contents:
Part XII : 1910, iv, 30 p.
Part XIII : 1911, v, 38 p.
reel 8
fiche 81-82 (16-17)
Title: Correspondence respecting Russia and Central Asia, 1912-1913
Creator: Foreign Office
File number: L/P&S/20/FO70
Notes: Confidential
Scope and contents:
Part I : 1910, xiv, 144 p.
Part II : 1913, vi, 63 p.
reel 8
fiche 82-84 (17-19)


BCA-5 : Handbooks, Military Reports and Personalities, 1902-1929


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Distribution of the Russian military forces in Asia
Creator: Maj. Edmund Peach, London: War Office, Intelligence Division
Dates: 1902
Physical description:23 p., map
File number: L/MIL/17/14/86
Notes: Confidential
reel 9
fiche 85 (1)
Title: Secret collection of geographical, topographical and statistical material concerning Asia. Vol LXXIX, Eastern Bokhara. A military and geographical description
Creator: by Lt-Col Snyesaref, Russian General Staff. Translated in Intelligence Branch, Division of Chief of Staff, Simla, 1906. Government of India, Simla.
Dates: 1909
Physical description:vi, 135 p., 2 maps
File number: L/P&S/20/A100
reel 9
fiche 85-86 (1-2)
Title: Military report on Kashgaria
Creator: Prepared in the Division of the Chief of Staff, Intelligence Branch. Government of India, Simla.
Dates: 1907
Physical description:v, 199, xix p., 7 maps and plans
File number: L/MIL/17/14/74
Notes: Confidential
reel 9
fiche 86-89 (2-5)
Title: Route from the Karakoram Pass to Kashgar via Yarkand Maj G.P.T.Feilding, Coldstream Guards, July-August 1907
Creator: Simla: Intelligence Branch, Division of Chief of Staff
Dates: 1908
Physical description:5 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A110
Notes: Confidential
reel 9
fiche 89 (5-5)
Title: Route from Mun-ul Post (Mun-ul-Dal): Two stages from Kashgar to Osh. Maj G.P.T.Feilding, Coldstream Guards, September 1907
Creator: Simla: Intelligence Branch, Division of Chief of Staff
Dates: 1908
Physical description:12-21 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A115
Notes: Confidential
reel 9
fiche 89 (5)
Title: Notes on the road from Kashgar to Aris (Tashkent Railway) via the Turgat Pass, Narin, Tokmak, Pishpek and Chimkent.
Creator: G.Macartney, His Britannic Majesty's Consul, Kashgar, June and July 1908. Intelligence Branch, Division of Chief of Staff, Simla.
Dates: 1909
Physical description:iii, 15 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A98 Fiche
Notes: Confidential
reel 9
fiche 89-90 (5-6)
Title: Routes in Russian Central Asia, Section III. The Herat line of advance
Creator: Simla: Intelligence Branch, Division of Chief of Staff
Dates: 1909
Physical description:iv, 86 p., map.
File number: L/P&S/20/A102
Notes: Confidential
reel 9
fiche 90-91 (6-7)
Title: Notes for the guidance and use of travellers from India through Persian and Russian territory, together with some general information concerning passports
Creator: Simla: Intelligence Branch, Division of Chief of Staff
Dates: 1910
Physical description:vii, 68 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A105
Notes: Confidential/For Official Use Only
reel 9
fiche 91-92 (7-8)
Title: The rivalry of Russia and England in Central Asia
Creator: By [Maj-Gen Michael Vladimirovitch] Grulef, St Petersburg, 1909. Translated for General Staff, India.
Dates: 1910
Physical description:viii, 130 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/161
Notes: For Official Use Only
reel 9
fiche 92-93 (8-9)
Title: Road report Kuldja to Kabulsai
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
Dates: 1911
Physical description:i, 29 p., map
File number: L/P&S/20/A106
Notes: For Official Use Only
reel 9
fiche 93 (9)
Title: Military report on Russian Turkestan or Central Asia
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
Dates: 1911
Physical description:xiv, 203 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A107/1
Notes: Confidential
Notes: with Additions and corrections, 1912, 19 p. [NB map is missing from pocket]
reel 9
fiche 94-96 (10-12)
Title: Military Report on Russian Turkistan
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
Dates: 1914
Physical description:xv, 213 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A117/1
Notes: Confidential
Notes: [NB map is missing from pocket]
reel 10
fiche 96-99 (12-15)
Title: Summary of situation in Central Asia, May-July 1918
Creator: London: War Office, General Staff
Dates: 10 Aug 1918
Physical description:8 p.
File number: L/MIL/17/14/87
Notes: Secret
reel 10
fiche 99 (15)
Title: Central Asia, Persia and Afghanistan. Bolshevik and Pan-Islamic movements and connected information
Creator: India Office
Dates: Nov-Dec 1919
Physical description:2 issues, 30 & 16 p.
File number: L/MIL/17/14/91
Notes: Secret
Scope and contents:
No 1 : Brought up to 31st October 1919
No 2 : Supplement, 1st-30th November 1919
reel 10
fiche 99 (15)
Title: Personalities in Trans-Caucasia
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
Dates: 1919
Physical description:i, 181 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A121
Notes: Secret
reel 10
fiche 99-103 (15-19)
Title: A manual of Eurasian routes
Creator: London: Admiralty, Naval Staff Intelligence Dept.
Dates: 1920
Physical description:xii, 391 p., map
File number: L/MIL/17/14/73
Notes: Confidential
reel 10
fiche 103-107 (19-23)
Title: Who's Who of leading Bolsheviks. In four parts: A-F, G-L, M-R, and S-Z
Creator: London: [Foreign Office]
Dates: 1921
Physical description:180 ff
File number: L/P&S/20/G81
Notes: typescript
reel 11
fiche 107-109 (23-25)
Title: Routes in Russian Central Asia. Pt I : Trans-Caspia and Khiva.
Creator: General Staff India, Simla
Dates: 1922
Physical description:iii, 164 p., map,
File number: L/P&S/20/A123/1
Notes: For Official Use Only
reel 11
fiche 109-111 (25-27)
Title: Routes in Russian Central Asia. Pt II : Samarkand and Bokhara, excluding Karategin, Darwaz, Roshan and Shignan.
Creator: General Staff India, Simla
Dates: 1923
Physical description:iii, 173 p., map.
File number: L/P&S/20/A123/2
Notes: For Official Use Only
reel 11
fiche 111-113 (27-29)
Title: Routes in Russian Central Asia. Pt III : Ferghana, Semirechia, Samarkand
Creator: General Staff India, Delhi.
Dates: 1923
Physical description:ii, 162 p., map (in pocket)
File number: L/P&S/20/A123/3
Notes: For Official Use Only
reel 11
fiche 113-115 (29-31)
Title: Routes in Sinkiang
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
Dates: 1926
Physical description:xi, 278, 74 p., map
File number: L/P&S/20/A118/1
Notes: Confidential
reel 11
fiche 115-119 (31-35)
Title: Corrections to Routes in Sinkiang, 1926
Creator: Simla: General Staff India, 1st Series
Dates: 1927
Physical description:19 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A118/3
Notes: Confidential
reel 12
fiche 119 (35-35)
Title: Corrections to Routes in Sinkiang, 1926
Creator: Simla: General Staff India, 2nd Series
Dates: 1928
Physical description:44 p.
File number: L/P&S/20/A118/4
Notes: Confidential
reel 12
fiche 119-120 (35-36)
Title: Military Report on Sinkiang (Chinese Turkestan)
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
Dates: 1929
Physical description:iv, 308 p., maps, plans, sketches
File number: L/P&S/20/A118/2
Notes: Confidential
reel 12
fiche 120-124 (36-40)
Title: Military report on Soviet Turkistan
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
Dates: 1929
Physical description:[v], 297 p., maps
File number: L/MIL/17/14/77
Notes: Secret
reel 12
fiche 124-127 (40-43)
Title: Who's Who in Central Asia
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
Dates: 1929
Physical description:158 p.
File number: L/MIL/17/14/79
Notes: Secret
reel 12
fiche 127-129 (43-45)


BCA-6 : From Anglo-Russian Entente to Revolution and Rebellion: Political and Secret Files, 1903-c. 1924.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Russian Central Asia: travellers; Russian regulations for foreign travellers and proposed journeys, Jan 1904-Dec 1910
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
File number: L/P&S/10/16 File 253/1904 221ff
reel 13
fiche 130-134 (1-5)
Title: Railways in Central Asia; Orenburg-Tashkent railway; Siberia-Tashkent railway, Nov 1903-Nov 1907
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
File number: L/P&S/10/54 File 2342/1904 120ff
reel 13
fiche 134-137 (5-8)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: status of British Consulate, Kashgar, Feb 1904-Oct 1910
Creator: Simla: General Staff India
File number: L/P&S/10/55 File 2359/1904 Pt 1 161ff
reel 13
fiche 137-140 (8-11)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: travellers; Japanese travellers; German scientific expedition to Turfan
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
Dates: Apr 1904-Feb 1910
File number: L/P&S/10/55 File 2359/1904 Pt 2 89ff
reel 13
fiche 140-142 (11-13)
Title: Anglo-Russian Agreement, 1907: negotiations and correspondence, Feb 1904-Jun 1913
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/10/122 File 2718/1907 181ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Convention signed on August 31, 1907, between Great Britain and Russia, containing arrangements on the subject of Persia, Afghanistan and Thibet. Parliamentary Papers (HoC) 1908, vol 125, Cd. 3750
reel 14
fiche 142-146 (13-17)
Title: Russian consular representation in India and British consular representation in Central Asia: activities and complaints of Indian traders in Central Asia, May 1909-Jun 1917
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/10/247 File 947/1912 309ff
reel 14
fiche 146-152 (17-23)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: effects of Treaty of St Petersburg, 1881; proposed revision; payment of import and export duties by British subjects in Chinese Turkestan, Sep 1910-Jul 1924
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/PS/10/297 File 3537/1912 294ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Report on Indo-Chinese Turkestan trade, 1909-1910; Russo-
reel 14
fiche 152-158 (23-29)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: affairs at Kashgar; Russian policy; movements of Russian troops; political situation, Oct 1912-May 1914
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/PS/10/330 File 124/1913 Pt 1 113ff
reel 15
fiche 158-160 (29-31)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: report on the Indo-Yarkand trade for the year ending 31 March 1912
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/11/34 File 4038/1912 23 p.
reel 15
fiche 160-161 (31-32)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: report on the Indo-Yarkand trade for the year ending 31 March 1913
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/11/66 File 4385/1913 19 p.
reel 15
fiche 161 (32)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: trade reports, 1914-1927
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/11/99 File 4470/1915 222ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
reports on the Ladakh trade and the Indo-Yarkand trade for the year ending 31 March 1915
reports on the Ladakh trade and the trade of Eastern Turkistan with China, Russia and India, for the year ending 31 March 1917
report on the Indo-Yarkand trade for the year ending 31 March 1918
reports on the trade of Chinese Turkistan with India, China, Russia, Badakhshan and Afghanistan, and on the Ladakh trade, for the year ending 31 March 1919
report on the trade of Chinese Turkistan with India, China, Russia, Badakhshan and Afghanistan for the year ending 31 March 1920
report on the trade of Chinese Turkistan with India, China, Russia, Afghanistan, Japan and Tibet, for the year ending 31 March 1921
report on the trade of Chinese Turkistan with India, China, Russia, Japan, Afghanistan, Badakhshan and Tibet, for the year ending 31 March 1922
report on the trade of Chinese Turkistan with India and adjacent countries for the year ending 31 May [sic]1923 and 1923-1924
Kashgar trade reports, 1925,
reel 15
fiche 161-165 (32-36)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: report on the Indo-Yarkand trade for the year 1915-1916
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/11/112 File 4530/1916 39 p.
reel 15
fiche 166 (37)
Title: Report by Lt-Col P.M.Sykes on a journey from Meshed to Russian Turkistan, with photographs, Apr-Jul 1914
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/11/76 File 1383/1914 ff 322-332
reel 15
fiche 166 (37)
Title: The War: situation in Russian Turkestan; introduction of compulsory labour; reports of unrest and uprising, Aug 1916-May 1917
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/11/108 File 3152/1916 59ff
reel 15
fiche 166-167 (37-138)
Title: The War: proposed mission to Russian Turkestan, Oct 1917-Jan 1921
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/10/721 File 4377/1917 Pt 1 306ff
Scope and contents:
includes: British measures to keep in touch with developments in view of disturbed state of region; question of establishing British organisation for propaganda purposes
proposed mission of F.M.Bailey to Kashgar
Malleson mission to Meshed
Foreign Office Political Intelligence Department memorandum on 'Political developments in Russian Central Asia since the Revolution', 27 June 1918
reel 16
fiche 168-174 (39-45)
Title: Mission of Lt-Col F.M.Bailey to Kashgar, Jul 1918-Jan 1921
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/PS/10/722 File 4377/1917 Pts 2 & 3 366ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
detention of Bailey by Bolshevik officials at Tashkent
detention of US Consul at Tashkent; reports from Bailey including printed report on the Kashgar Mission, 1918-1920
reel 16
fiche 174-182 (45-53)
Title: Central Asia: Government of India printed correspondence and intelligence ('Turkestan Series', 'Central Asia Series' and 'Bolshevik Series', October 1917-May 1920
Creator: Lt C.P.Radclyffe and Lt A.B.Eckford
File number: L/P&S/10/741 File 1735/1918 408ff
reel 17
fiche 182-190 (53-61)
Title: Central Asia. The Pan-Turanian Movement etc
Creator: P.T.Etherton, Kashgar
Dates: May 1918
Physical description:4 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C181
reel 17
fiche 190 (61)
Title: The future of Russian Central Asia, 3 Dec 1918
Creator: P.T.Etherton, Kashgar
Physical description:3 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C186
Notes: Secret
reel 17
fiche 190 (61)
Title: Central Asia, Persia and Afghanistan. Bolshevik and Pan-Islamic movements and connected information [printed intelligence summaries]. Issue no.1, brought up to 31 October 1919, [Nov 1919]
Creator: P.T.Etherton, Kashgar
Physical description:30 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/A184
Notes: Secret
reel 17
fiche 190 (61)
Title: Central Asia, Persia and Afghanistan. Bolshevik and Pan-Islamic movements and connected information. Issue no.2, Supplement 1-30, November 1919, [Dec 1919]
Creator: P.T.Etherton, Kashgar
Physical description:16 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/A185
Notes: Secret
reel 17
fiche 190-191 (61-62)
Title: Central Asia, Persia and Afghanistan. Bolshevik and Pan-Islamic movements and connected information. Issue no.3, Supplement 1-31 December 1919, [Jan 1920]
Creator: P.T.Etherton, Kashgar
Physical description:16 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/A186
Notes: Secret
reel 17
fiche 191 (62)
Title: Situation in Transcaspia
Creator: P.T.Etherton, Kashgar
Dates: 14 Nov 1919
Physical description:2 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/C198
Notes: Secret
reel 17
fiche 191 (62)
Title: The Bolsheviks in Central Asia and Afghanistan
Creator: [D.T.Monteath]
Dates: 30 Mar 1920
Physical description:6 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/A187
Notes: Secret
reel 17
fiche 191 (62)
Title: Relations with Afghanistan: negotiations consequent upon Bolshevik invasion of Bokhara; Bolshevik-Afghan treaty; proposed British mission to Kabul, Jul-Dec 1920.
Creator: [D.T.Monteath]
File number: L/P&S/10/810 File 1061/1919 Pt 9 113ff
reel 17
fiche 191-193 (62-64)
Title: Kashgar monthly diaries, 1912-1920: monthly diaries of the British Consulate (later Consulate-General), Kashgar, Nov 1911-Dec 1920
Creator: [D.T.Monteath]
File number: L/PS/10/825 File 2273/1919 294ff
reel 18
fiche 193-199 (64-70)
Title: Bolshevik activities in Central Asia, Afghanistan and Persia: correspondence, intelligence reports and situation reports, Jul 1918-Feb 1922
Creator: [D.T.Monteath]
File number: [L/P&S/18/C202]
Scope and contents:
includes:
India Office memorandum on the political situation in Russian and Chinese Central Asia, by Lt-Col P.T.Etherton, Kashgar, 20 Oct 1920
reel 18-19
fiche 199-211 (70-82)
Title: Bolshevik activities in Central Asia, Afghanistan and Persia: correspondence, intelligence reports and situation reports, Jul 1918-Feb 1922
Creator: [D.T.Monteath]
File number: L/P&S/10/836 File 2995/1919 Pt 1 & 2 552ff
reel 18-19
fiche 199-211 (70-82)
Title: Bolshevik activities in Central Asia, Afghanistan and Persia; anti-Russian movements; Enver Pasha; reports from Consul-General Kashgar, with sketch map
Creator: [D.T.Monteath]
Dates: Dec 1921-Aug 1924.
File number: L/P&S/10/837 File 2995/1919 Pt 3 371ff
reel 19
fiche 211-218 (82-89)
Title: Russia: Bolshevik menace to India; anti-Bolshevik measures, Jul 1919-Aug 1921
Creator: [D.T.Monteath]
File number: L/P&S/10/886 File 1229/1920 Pt 1 314ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
Government of India printed correspondence ('Bolshevik series')
Bolshevik activities in Central Asia; counter-propaganda measures
report of Interdepartmental Committee on Bolshevism as a menace to the British Empire
reel 20
fiche 218-225 (89-96)
Title: Russia: Bolsheviks and India; Special Bureau of Information weekly reports, including news received from Turkistan and Trans-Caspia
Creator: [D.T.Monteath]
Dates: Feb 1920-Mar 1921
File number: L/P&S/10/887 File 1229/1920 Pt 2 377ff
reel 20-21
fiche 225-232 (96-103)
Title: Central Asia: persons mentioned in intelligence reports
Creator: India Office
Dates: 1919-February 1921
Physical description:10 p.
File number: L/P&S/18/A188
Notes: Secret
reel 21
fiche 232 (103)
Title: Central Asia: Bokharan affairs; overthrow of Amir, Sep 1920-Oct 1929
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/10/950 File 8926/1920 Pt 1-3 575ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
appeal of ex-Amir for assistance
ex-Amir's desire to visit India
refugees from Bokhara and requests of Bokharan ex-officials to enter India
mission of Abdul Hamid; financial claims of ex-Amir
booklet by Amir, La Voix de la Boukharie Opprimée (French and Arabic text)
reel 22
fiche 232-244 (103-115)
Title: Kashgar monthly diaries, 1921-1930: monthly diaries of the British Consulate-General, Kashgar, Jan 1921-Dec 1930
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/10/976 File 1743/1921 320ff
reel 22
fiche 244-251 (115-122)
Title: Anglo-Russian relations, May 1923-Nov 1927
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/10/1108 File 865/1924 Pt 1-3 709ff
Scope and contents:
includes
Russian protest re British activities and propaganda in Central Asia
British response and protests
memorandum on Bolshevism and India
Anglo-Soviet Conference and treaty, 1924
reel 23
fiche 251-266 (122-137)


BCA-7 : Soviet Central Asia - The Consolidation of Power: Political and Secret Files, c. 1924-1949.


Microfilm no. / Microfiche no.
Title: Soviet menace to Northern Frontier [of India]: measures to be taken against Soviet aggression; supply of arms from India; relations between British Consul Kashgar and Soviet representatives; Russian policy and propaganda in Chinese Turkestan, Aug 1925-May 1934
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/10/1152 File 3198/1925 Pt 1 463ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Report on Sinkiang, 1930-1931, by Col.R.C.Schomberg
reel 24
fiche 267-272 (1-6)
Title: Danger of Soviet penetration on Northern Frontier: question of appointment of British representative at Urumchi, Sep 1925-Jul 1937
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2333 Coll 12/3 (S) 351ff
reel 24
fiche 272-277 (6-11)
Title: Establishment of Soviet consulates at Kashgar and Urumchi, Aug 1925-Apr 1933
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2338 Coll 12/8 27ff
reel 24
fiche 277 (11)
Title: Central Asia: affairs in and reports on; extension of Soviet influence, Oct 1924-Oct 1937
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2273 Coll 10/1 294ff
Scope and contents:
includes: absorption of Republic of Bokhara into Union of Soviet Republics, 1924
Soviet aims in Persia
Soviet policy in connection with redistribution of territories
change of Khirgiz Republic to Khirgistan
absorption of Turkomanistan and Uzbekistan into Soviet Union, 1925
ethnographic and economic conditions
report on military organisation of the Republic of
also includes:
map 'illustrating recent extension of Soviet influence in Central Asia' showing boundaries defined by declarations, probable limits of projected expansion and territorial encroachments; sketch map of established frontiers of new formations; map showing distribution of principal nationalities in Central Asia; economic map of Uzbek and Tadjik Soviet Socialist Republics
reel 25
fiche 277-281 (11-15)
Title: Reports on Russian Turkestan including Russian military posts, Jan 1925-Sep 1936
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2274 Coll 10/2 226ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
Bolshevik propaganda in Central Asia
resumé of events in Soviet Turkestan
report on military garrisons
roads and railways
report on internal situation
report on Sino-Russian frontier
reel 25
fiche 281-284 (15-18)
Title: Conditions in Soviet Central Asia: tours of William Strang, J.D.Greenway and Fitzroy Maclean; Central Asian Intelligence, Sep 1929-May 1945
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2275 Coll 10/3 (Secret) 424ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
Meshed Intelligence Summaries of affairs in Central Asian Republics, 1929-1931
memorandum by J.D.Greenway, British Embassy Moscow, on a recent trip through Kazakstan, May 1930
notes by Greenway on a journey in Russia, June 1931
notes on conditions in Soviet Central Asia, 1931
account by Fitzroy Maclean of a journey through Siberia and Kazakhstan to Tashkent and Samarkand, December 1937
account by Maclean of a journey through Soviet Central Asia to the borders of Chinese Turkestan, June 1938
memorandum by Maclean on a journey to Afghanistan by way of Bokhara and the Oxus and back to Moscow through Iran and the Caucasus, January 1939
Government of India Intelligence survey on conditions in Soviet Central Asia and Sinkiang, 1939-1940
reel 25
fiche 284-290 (18-24)
Title: Railways, roads and air routes in Central Asia (including the Soviet Union), Dec 1925-Sep 1946
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2276 Coll 10/4 231ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
Turkestan-Siberian railway, 1927
report on roads and military posts in Russian Turkestan, 1929
Soviet airline in the Pamirs
development of Tajikistan
sketch maps including railways and roads
reel 26
fiche 290-292 (24-26)
Title: Soviet policy in Central Asia: organisation of effective British intelligence-gathering and propaganda, Sep 1939-Nov 1942
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2277 Coll 10/5 (Secret) 286ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
memorandum by Fitzroy Maclean on the Soviet threat to British interests in the Middle East, October 1939
minutes and report of Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), 1940
report by Maclean on British propaganda concerning the Soviet Union, December 1939
reel 26
fiche 292-296 (26-30)
Title: Kashgar Consulate Reports, Apr 1922-May 1945
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2342 Coll 12/13 99ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
reports for the years Apr 1922-Mar 1924, Jul 1925-Jun 1926, Jul 1926-Jul 1927, Jul 1927-Jun 1928, Jul 1928-Jun 1929, Jul 1929-Jun 1930, Jul 1930-Jun 1931
reports on medical work at Kashgar, 1931-1933, 1935, 1944-1945
reel 26
fiche 296-297 (30-31)
Title: Kashgar monthly diaries, Jan 1931-Dec 1938
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2332 Coll 12/2 222ff
reel 26
fiche 297-301 (31-35)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: internal situation; Soviet attempts to establish ascendancy over Sinkiang; anti-Chinese rebellion; situation reports, Sep 1930-Nov 1933
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2331 Coll 12/1 664ff
reel 27
fiche 301-315 (35-49)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: internal situation and affairs; Sinkiang rebellion, 1933; attack on British Consulate, Kashgar; policy of HMG, Nov 1933-Dec 1937
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2356 Coll 12/24 287ff
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fiche 315-321 (49-55)
Title: Sinkiang: internal situation; 1937 rebellion in Kashgar, Oct 1936-Nov 1938
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2357 Coll 12/24 (2) 598ff
reel 29
fiche 321-333 (55-67)
Title: Sinkiang: internal situation, Nov 1938-Dec 1940
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2358 Coll 12/24 (3) 633ff
reel 30
fiche 333-340 (67-74)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: internal situation, Dec 1938-Jun 1946
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2359 Coll 12/24 (4) 446ff
Scope and contents:
includes: notes by two German members of Urumchi Catholic Mission on the history of Northern Sinkiang since 1919 and the rise of the USSR
reel 30
fiche 340-346 (74-80)
Title: Jun 1946-Jan 1948
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/2360 Coll 12/24 (4) 362ff
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fiche 346-350 (80-84)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: internal situation.
Creator: India Office
Dates: Jun 1948-Jan 1949
File number: L/P&S/12/2361 Coll 12/24 (4) [new style file] 60ff
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fiche 350-351 (84-85)
Title: White Russians in Sinkiang.
Creator: India Office
Dates: Feb. 1944-Feb. 1947
File number: L/P&S/12/2362 Coll 12/24 (5) 46ff
reel 31
fiche 351 (85)
Title: Sinkiang rebellion: alleged British encouragement to Turki insurgents; activities of Dr Khalid Sheldrake.
Creator: India Office
Dates: Jan 1934-Jan 1935
File number: L/P&S/12/2363 Coll 12/25 91ff
reel 31
fiche 351-352 (85-86)
Title: Sinkiang: internal situation reports.
Creator: India Office
Dates: Sep 1933-Nov 1936
File number: L/P&S/12/2364 Coll 12/26 667ff
reel 31-32
fiche 352-366 (86-100)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: miscellaneous reports on the internal situation and Soviet penetration.
Creator: India Office
Dates: Mar 1935-Jul 1944
File number: L/P&S/12/2375 Coll 12/36 187ff
reel 32
fiche 366-368 (100-102)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: Soviet penetration; policy of British Government; report by Sir Eric Teichman.
Creator: India Office
Dates: Jul 1934-Dec 1939
File number: L/P&S/12/2376 Coll 12/37 160ff
reel 32
fiche 368-371 (102-105)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: British policy, 1940 onwards.
Creator: India Office
Dates: Sep 1940-Mar 1943
File number: L/P&S/12/2377 Coll 12/37 (2) 163ff
reel 33
fiche 371-373 (105-107)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: internal situation; Kashgar weekly letter.
Creator: India Office
Dates: Oct 1937-Apr 1942
File number: L/P&S/12/2383 Coll 12/43 436ff
reel 33
fiche 373-378 (107-112)
Title: Chinese Turkestan: internal situation; Kashgar weekly letter
Creator: India Office
Dates: Apr 1942-Aug 1946
File number: L/P&S/12/2384 Coll 12/43 (2) 350ff
reel 33
fiche 378-383 (112-117)
Title: 'Who's Who' in Sinkiang.
Creator: India Office
Dates: Sep 1934-Sep 1943
File number: L/P&S/12/2392 Coll 12/49 66ff
reel 34
fiche 383-384 (117-118)
Title: Map of Central Asia showing supply routes to China
Creator: India Office
Dates: Jan 1943
File number: L/P&S/12/4616 Coll 46/6 1 map
Notes: Most Secret
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fiche 384 (118)
Title: Russian Central Asia internal situation: news reports from Khirghizia and
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/4030A Coll 32/26A 339ff
Scope and contents:
includes:
Russian Central Asian Republics. Bulletins Nos.1-7, September 1946-December 1947, issued by Government of India Information and Broadcasting Department, For Official use Only.
also includes: typescript news reports from Khazakhstan and Tajikistan
reel 34
fiche 384-390 (118-124)
Title: Russian Central Asia internal situation: news from Khirghizia and Uzbekistan, Apr 1948-Nov 1949
Creator: India Office
File number: L/P&S/12/4030B Coll 32/26A [new style file] 205ff
Scope and contents:
includes: Soviet Central Asian Republics. Bulletins Nos.1-3 (Vol.II), January-September 1948, issued by Government of India Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, For Official use Only;
also includes: news from Tajikistan, 1946.
reel 34
fiche 390-394 (124-128)