The Middle East, its division into countries and the creation of Israel, 1879-1919

Volumes

4 volumes in The Middle East, its division into countries and the creation of Israel, 1879-1919

Foreign affairs and travel, 1888-1919

Integral to this part of the collection are a large number of printed and sketched maps of western Asia (e.g. DDSY2/4/67-80, DDSY2/4/204-216), many annotated or shaded, showing the progress of talks towards the Sykes-Picot Agreement.

  • Contributor:  Hull University Archives
  • Reference:  DDSY2-04
  • Keyword:  british asian history warfare israeli palestinian ww1 middle east

Papers regarding the Sykes-Picot Agreement, the Zionist movement, and British policy in Islamic countries, 1914-1918

Two versions of an undated but contemporary list of the first 112 items in this series can be found in DDSY(2)/11/113.

  • Contributor:  Hull University Archives
  • Reference:  DDSY2-11
  • Keyword:  british asian history warfare israeli palestinian ww1 middle east

Papers of Sir Mark Sykes formerly on display at Sledmere House, 1915-1917

A miscellany of key documents shedding light on the historical context of, and thinking behind, the Sykes-Picot Agreement, comprising letters, telegrams, minutes, notes, drafts of speeches and other papers relating to Arthur James Balfour, the Palestine Mandate and the role of the United States, prominent Zionists including Dr Chiam Weizmann,...

  • Contributor:  Hull University Archives
  • Reference:  DDSY2-12
  • Keyword:  british asian history warfare israeli palestinian ww1 middle east

Miscellaneous other papers

Papers relating to the Middle East selected from the following other series: DDSY2/2 Diaries; DDSY2/3 Finance; DDSY2/5 Military affairs; DDSY2/6 Projects; DDSY2/8 Speeches; DDSY2/9 Miscellaneous; DDSY2/10 Material used by Shane Leslie for his book Mark Sykes : his life and letters; DDSY2/12 Papers of Sir Mark Sykes formerly on display...

  • Contributor:  Hull University Archives
  • Reference:  DDSY2-misc
  • Keyword:  british asian history warfare israeli palestinian ww1 middle east
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