RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 119/2/3/2
Alt Ref No8/17
TitlePDO Handbook on Oman and notes on geological surveys, regional tours, tribal liason etc
DescriptionFile of typed documents containing drafts for a Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) handbook, providing general information about the country, its people and topography, as well as guidance on liasing with tribes, tour reports on a Geological Survey of Sur and Ras El Hadd (20 January to 3 February 1957), strictly confidential notes on a pipeline running through the Sumail Gap to the coast, discussion of disputed boundaries between tribal territories, diary of events for various periods between 1956 and 1958, personal details of the Muscat ruling family and a confidential report on 'The Troubles in the South' (1965)
LanguageEnglish; Arabic
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameWilkinson; John Craven (1934-); geographer and historian
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