Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited: division of sea-bed between Bahrain and Qatar, 1947-1954
This file relates to the division of the seabed between Bahrain and Qatar and the question of the concessions and operations of both the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) and Petroleum Development (Qatar) Limited (PDQ).
Kalba - Muscat boundary, 1953
This file concerns a dispute over the boundary between Muscat and Kalba, in Sharjah. It contains correspondence between the Consul-General in Muscat F C L Chauncy and the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf W R Hay, as well as a sketch map of the area.
Sheikh Abdullah Mubarak, 1951 Jan 2-Oct 18
This file relates to the Ruling Family in Kuwait and the visits abroad of some of its members. It contains correspondence concerning: The visit to Lebanon of the uncle of the Ruler of Kuwait Sheikh Abdulla Bin Mubarak Al Sabah and his possible contact with Izzat Jafar, a man of Egyptian origin who was secretary to the previous Ruler of Kuwait This file also relates to the visit to England of Sheikh Abdulla Mubarak.
Development of education: activities of British Council, 1952
This file relates to education in Kuwait.
Kuwait State Development Board, 1952
This file relates to the Kuwait Development Board. It contains correspondence concerning: Discussion of the composition and intended purpose of the Kuwait Development Board under the Chairmanship of Colonel Crichton Preliminary report for the Ruler of Kuwait Sheikh Abdulla Al Salem Al Sabah on the development of Kuwait Report from W R Hay to the Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden on the signs of organised development of an administration and control of finances in Kuwait Appointment by the Ruler of Kuwait of a president of the board
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II: invitation to HH The Sultan, 1952
This file relates to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and the invitations to Rulers in the Gulf.
Jurisdiction over British subjects, 1951 Oct 1-Dec 29
This file relates to jurisdiction over British subjects in the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, within the context of negotiations for a new Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation between HMG and Sultan Saeed Bin Taimur to replace the 1939 Treaty.
Qatar oil concessions, 1949 Oct 23-1950 Dec 18
This file relates to oil company operations in Bahrain and Qatar.
Appointment of a British Adviser to Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah al Thani, ruler of Qatar, 1949 Aug 20-1950 Nov 11
This file relates to the appointment of an advisor to the Ruler of Qatar Sheikh Ali Bin Abdulla Al Thani.
Qatar air agreement, 1949 Apr 9-1950 Sept 6
This file relates to the negotiation of a civil air agreement for Qatar. It contains correspondence concerning: W R Hay’s worries communicated to B A B Burrows about the lack of an air agreement for Qatar Guidance suggested on the approach A J Wilton should take from his report on the possibility of the Ruler of Qatar Sheikh Ali Bin Abdulla Al Thani bringing in advisors from Syria and the influence of the Darwish family over him.