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File 21/1911 Pt 1-3 'ADEN:- RECRUITMENT OF ARABS'

IOR/L/PS/10/190 : 1905-1917

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  • Title:
    File 21/1911 Pt 1-3 'ADEN:- RECRUITMENT OF ARABS'
  • Collection Area: India Office Records and Private Papers
  • Reference: IOR/L/PS/10/190
  • Creation Date: 1905-1917
  • Extent and Access:

    1 file (239 folios)

  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:

    The volume concerns the recruitment by foreign governments and British companies of native Arabs in the Protectorate of Aden for military service and commercial employment abroad. The volume is in three parts:

    • folios 104-238: IOR/L/PS/10/190/1 'File 21/1911 Pt 1 Aden Protectorate:- Italian & French recruitment of Arabs.';
    • folios 21-103: IOR/L/PS/10/190/2 'File 21/1911 Pt 2 Aden Protectorate:- Recruitment of coolies for employment in British East Africa.';
    • folios 3-20: IOR/L/PS/10/190/3 'File 21/1911 Pt 3 Aden:- Recruitment of Arabs.'.

    Each part includes a divider, which gives the subject and part numbers, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and list of correspondence references contained in that part by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

    Physical characteristics:
    Foliation: The foliation sequence commences at the inside front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 241; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio.


    The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

    The subject 21 (Aden: Recruitment of Arabs) consists of one volume.

  • Former Identifiers: P 21/1911 Pts 1-3

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