'[Un-numbered file] Books etc: Transliteration of vernacular names and places'
- '[Un-numbered file] Books etc: Transliteration of vernacular names and places'
Unnumbered file: the file is numbered 5308, but clearly belongs in this series.The file concerns a request from the India Office for revisions to the Second List of Names in Arabia (N.E. and S.E.), by the Permanent Committee on Geographical Names for British Official Use (Royal Geographical Society, December 1935). The correspondence, dated 1936-37, includes a memorandum of corrections in accordance with local custom prepared by Major Ralph Ponsonby Watts, Political Agent and HBM's Consul, Muscat, and copies of the list dated 1935 and (corrected) 1937.The papers also include transcripts of three articles from the Arab press dated 1939 concerning German military aims in the Middle East, and related topics.The Arabic language content of the file consists of lists of place names (with transliterations into English) and press agency letterheads.
1 file (26 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.
Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 28; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 2-5 and between ff 14-27; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.
- Archival file
- Type (Narrower):
- Other Texts
- Type (Broader):
- Place names
- 1 file (26 folios)
- Holding institution:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data provider:
- Qatar National Library
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Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers