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Oman

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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Arabia, with maps of northern coast of Arabia and of 'Rub' Al Khali by H. St. J. B. Philby' 1932, pasted on

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.154
Scope and Contents

1:2,000,000. Printed on paper.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Foreign affairs: Oman, 1990-04 - 1997-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/33
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from JA to Qaboos bin Said, Sultan of Oman, mainly on the international political situation and the situation in Britain and on meetings of the CERCLE European-American Conservative organisation, also including an agreement with Coastal Petroleum, for which JA was acting as a consultant in Oman.

Dates: 1990-04 - 1997-04
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for Cabinet Office review.
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General papers, 1958-10 - 1959-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/5/2
Scope and Contents

Includes: minutes from Alan Lennox-Boyd, Secretary of State for the Colonies [later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton]; papers by Henry Drummond-Wolff on the rule of reciprocity and world trade; minute from Lieutenant-Colonel David Smiley [Chief of Staff of the Muscat Armed Forces] on his success in the Jebel Akhkar, asking if the Sultan could be persuaded to return to Muscat [Masqat]; memorandum by Smiley on the political and military situation in Oman.

Dates: 1958-10 - 1959-08
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

George Badger: Letters and papers concerning Muscat, Zanzibar, Aden, Persia and Egypt, and East Africa and the slave trade

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2906-2910
Scope and Contents

A collection of papers compiled by or for George Badger relating to his work on various diplomatic missions in Oman (Muscat), Egypt and Zanzibar. Includes correspondence, both official and otherwise; official reports and memoranda, some from the Indian government; maps and plans.

Dates: 1855-1873
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Literary correspondence and related papers: Sir Kennedy Trevaskis, 1968-05 - 1970-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/6/6
Scope and Contents

Notes, letters and reports by Sir [Gerald] Kennedy Trevaskis [former High Commissioner for Aden and the Protectorate of South Arabia] on the situation in the Gulf and its neighbours (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharja, Bahrein, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Muscat and Oman and North and South Yemen) in the event of Britain's withdrawal from the area, and threats to British interests.

Dates: 1968-05 - 1970-05
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.
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Middle East: personal minutes, 1973-03 - 1973-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/9/22
Scope and Contents

Minutes on subjects including: Oman, commenting on a despatch about Sultan Said; Egyptian and Israeli claims to Sinai; the situation in Jordan; avoiding a major conflict in the Middle East.

Dates: 1973-03 - 1973-10
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.
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Minutes, 1960-11 - 1962-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/2
Scope and Contents Copies of minutes by JA, mainly to Harold Watkinson, Minister of Defence, but also to the Prime Minister [(Maurice) Harold Macmillan, later 1st Lord Stockton] and Edward Heath [Lord Privy Seal], on subjects including: space flight; the RAF base on Addu Atoll, in the Maldives; long term requirements of the RAF; JA's impressions of the American and Canadian Air Forces; Malaysia; future defence requirements; defence of Kuwait; the airborne deterrent after 1970; RAF forces in Muscat [Masqat] and...
Dates: 1960-11 - 1962-06
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.
 Sub-Series

Oman, 1957 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/542-543
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.

Dates: 1957 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers relating to MT's visit to Oman, Australia and Thailand, 30 July- 9 August 1988 (1), 1988-07 - 1988-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/133
Scope and Contents

Includes: schedules and menus
Also includes: signed top copy of speech by Australian Prime Minister (Bob) Hawke, at a Parliamentary luncheon in honour of MT, Canberra, Australia, 3 August 1988 (presented to MT)

Dates: 1988-07 - 1988-08
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in July 2018 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to MT's visit to Oman, Australia and Thailand, 30 July- 9 August 1988 (2), 1988-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/134
Scope and Contents

Includes: press cuttings relating to the visit, and attached note for MT from Bernard Ingham (her Chief Press Secretary), August 1988
Also includes letter to MT from Admiral Sir William Staveley (First Sea Lord) relating to her visit to "HMS Manchester", Armilla Patrol, in the Gulf, 10 August 1988

Dates: 1988-07
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in July 2018 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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'Persian Gulf', sheet 32, 1924 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.101
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-class:

These maps were compiled by the War Office. Printed on linen-backed paper.

Dates: 1924 - 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'Route traverse across the Rub' Al Khali from Dhufar to Doha [Arabia] by Bertram Thomas 1930-31', 1930 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.153
Scope and Contents

1:3,000,000. Published in the Geographical Journal, September 1931. Printed on paper.

Dates: 1930 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Transcript of interview: David Tatham, 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 161
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Ivor Lucas, 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 93
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2005
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Donald Hawley, 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 109
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2007
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Rob Young, 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 178
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2019
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Stuart Laing, 2018

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 179
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2018
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Typescript diary, 1956-12 - 1960-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/10
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the new Government of [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; visit to forces in Gibraltar, Malta, Cyprus, the Persian Gulf, Aden [Adan], British Somaliland [later Somalia] and Kenya, Sept-Oct 1957; visit to Cyprus and Muscat [Masqat] and Oman, Dec 1957-Jan 1958; visits to Belize and the West Indies, May 1959.

Dates: 1956-12 - 1960-01
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for Cabinet Office review.
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Visits abroad, 1974-06 - 1976-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/43
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on visits to places and events including: China; the CEDI congress (European Centre of Documentation and Information); a forum on world aviation; Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] and South Africa; Jordan; Romania; Poland, for the Anglo-Polish Round Table Conference; Oman; Israel; Iran. Correspondents include: Eldon Griffiths; [Dudley] Geoffrey Stewart-Smith, Director of the Foreign Affairs Research Institute; [David] Evan Luard, Parliamentary...
Dates: 1974-06 - 1976-11
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.
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Visits abroad, 1979-10 - 1983-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/45
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on visits to places and events including: conference of the Association of Political Risk Analysts, 1983; Pakistan, 1983; CERCLE [European-American Conservative organisation] meeting, 1983; Jordan, 1983; Romania, 1983; Israel, 1982; CERCLE meeting, 1982; Egypt, 1981; Anglo-Polish Round Table Conference, 1981; South Africa and Namibia, 1981; CERCLE meeting, 1981; Oman, 1980; South Africa, 1980; Romania, 1980; Hungary, 1980; Pakistan, 1980; France, 1980; Jordan, 1980;...
Dates: 1979-10 - 1983-11
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.
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Visits abroad, 1983-12 - 1988-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/46
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on visits to places and events including: CERCLE [European-American Conservative organisation] meetings, 1984-85; Honduras, Costa Rica and El Salvador, 1984; Jordan and Iraq, 1984; a Parliamentary delegation to the Falklands, 1984; Sudan, 1984; Israel, 1984; South Africa, c 1984-85; Jordan, 1985; Oman, 1985; Saudi Arabia, 1986; South Africa, 1986; Global Action Conference, Indonesia, 1986; United Arab Emirates, 1986; South Africa, 1987; Oman, 1987; Angola, 1988;...
Dates: 1983-12 - 1988-10
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.
 Sub-Series

War Office, 1957 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/4
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence from JA's work as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Financial Secretary at the War Office, particularly on his official visit to Muscat [Masqat] and Oman and JA's negotiations with the Sultan of Muscat on various civil and military reforms, securing long-term facilities for the RAF, settling disputes and improving relations with Saudi Arabia. Also includes general War Office papers and papers on an earlier visit to the Near East and Middle East.

Dates: 1957 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Sections are closed pending Cabinet Office review.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.