Confidential Print: Middle East


Archives the full text of historical reports, dispatches, correspondence, and other documents issued by the British Foreign and Colonial Offices on the Middle East and northeast Africa from 1812 to 1958.

About this resource:
Archives high quality, searchable scans of British Colonial Office and Foreign Office reports and documents on the Middle East. Documents and materials range from the early 19th to mid 20th century about Saudi Arabia, Persia/Iran, Yemen, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Israel, Palestine, Iraq, and the Persian Gulf. Topics include the Egyptian reforms of Muhammad Ali Pasha, the Middle East Conference of 1921, the Palestinian Mandate, the 1956 Suez Crisis, and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Offers historical primary sources on the Middle East and northeast Africa.
Licensed for use by on-site patrons and current Portland State University students, faculty, and staff.