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UK Archives - A selection of records from PRO Kew and the India Office Library

 
United Kingdom

Topic

compilation year

Release year

Summary

Prophet's relics                                       

India Office Records File: J&P (S)
6976, 1923 (125)       

1923     1980s        Deliberations at the Lausanne Conference - pressure on the Ottoman delegation to hand over Prophet's relics taken for safekeeping from Medina to Istanbul at the close of the First World War 1914-1918
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Topic

compilation year

Release year

Summary

Anglo-Muslim            Society                           

PRO File: F0
3712/21838      

1958     1989        Including efforts to influence Muslim opinion in WWII & measures to influence Saudi Arabia
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Rest of Europe

 

Topic

compilation year

Release year

Summary

Visits to Mecca of Muslim Group from USSR

PRO File:
FO 371 61561

1947

1978

Islam under Stalin
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Middle East

Topic

compilation year

Release year

Summary

Foreign Office documents on Palestine

PRO File:
PREM 8 89

1945 1989 Prime Minister's correspondence with US President regarding Palestine
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Reasons to ban a newspaper

PRO File:
FO 371 52623

1946

1977

Muslim Bretheren of Palestine
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British stance on aiding refugees

PRO File:
FO 957 76

1949

1976

Bevin consults with US on Jewish Demands
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Position of Muslims in Lebanon PRO File:
FO 1018 93

1953

1984

Confidential report paints picture of discrimination... comments "(grievances) might develop into something serious."
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Implications of Syrian Independence

PRO File:
FO 371 108319

1945

1972

Question of independence and examination of the various issues in handing over power from French control.
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British reaction to Iraqi revolution

PRO File:
PREM 112 3 68

1958

1988

Pro-British King Feisal killed in coup d'etat
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Africa (Sub Saharan)

Topic

compilation year

Release year

Summary

Report on Sudan for Foreign Office

PRO File:
F0 371/22004

1938           

1989      

"Islam.. (in the south)' influence is not widespread.. it is the policy of the government to oppose rather than encourage Northern infiltration."
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Indian Subcontinent

Topic

compilation year

Release year

Summary

Visits to Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran

PRO File:
BW 1 90 & BW 1 306

1955-8

1989

Problems with Education
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Indian Muslim reaction to Partition of Palestine

PRO File:
CO 33 369

1938

1969

"..Government felt 'safe' as regards the Indian Muslim reaction re: impending 'policy of partition' which was about to be announced"
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Further information regarding Mountbattens role in Partition

PRO File:
FO 371 92869

1

951

1982

"Pakistani resentment regarding partition and India's access to Kashmir "not unfounded".."
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Foreign Office documents on Pakistan-Turkish relations

PRO File:
FO 371 101862

1952

1983

Visit by Pakistani PM Zafrullah Khan causes consternation because of visit to a mosque on arrival.
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Foreign Office on Pakistans internal politics

PRO File:
PREM 11 1519

1956

1987

FO response to sacking of PM Nizamuddin and appointment of Muhammad Ali. "The general bias of the new Cabinet is definitely anti-mullah.
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Foreign Office on US influence in Pakistan and countermeasures

PRO File:
PREM 11 1520

1956

1987

Discussions with anglophile General Iskander Mirza (soon to be deposed by pro-US Ayub Khan)
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SOUTH EAST ASIA

Topic

compilation year

Release year

Summary

Japan and Islam

PRO File:
FO 371 28032

1941

1992

Article on Japanese attempts to and motives in wooing Muslims during WWII
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Conversations with a former Dutch minister

PRO File:
FO 371 10221

1949

1980

"...object was to size up for himself the present situation in the Middle East.. to see whether it would throw any light on how the Dutch should deal with the Indonesian Muslim population."
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