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Letter from James Stewart in Istanbul re the Balikesir permit and his thoughts on a British School in Istanbul, 1936-02-03

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/2/1/24/15

Scope and Contents

Dated 3 February 1936. Hamid Kersay (Karsai) has granted him a permit for Balikesir. The Yortan pottery in the National Museum will be photographed. He discusses a proposal made by Professor Baxter to found a British School in Istanbul and Stewart gives all his reasons why he thinks this would be a bad idea. He went to visit the (Greek Orthodox) Patriarch.


  • Creation: 1936-02-03



6 leaf/leaves : paper

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Physical Description

6 leaves of paper, handwritten in ink.

Repository Details

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