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Persia, 1951-06 - 1954-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/93

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers on Persia [later Iran], with correspondents including: 2nd Lord Birdwood; [William] David Ormsby-Gore [later 5th Lord Harlech]; Prince Hamid Mirza on the political situation; John Selwyn Lloyd, Minister of State, Foreign Office; Ahmad Qavam-es-Sultaneh, former Prime Minister of Iran; [Christopher] Montague Woodhouse [later 5th Lord Terrington], British Embassy, Tehran; [Reginald] James Bowker, Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office; [Robert] Anthony Eden, Foreign Secretary [later 1st Lord Avon].

Also includes: papers on the nationalisation of the Persian oil industry; account of a meeting between JA, Ahmad Qavam-es-Sultaneh and Prince Hamid, on the political situation; briefing note for a debate on the Middle East.


  • Creation: 1951-06 - 1954-05


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 156

Finding aid date

2011-02-04 13:57:14.433000+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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