• Reference
      GB 133 GDN/145/30/1-GDN/145/38/44
  • Dates of Creation
      [1930]-23 Apr 1938
  • Language of Material
      Includes three pieces in French , two pieces in German .
  • Physical Description
      52 pieces

Scope and Content

The file contains correspondence relating to Palestine and the Middle East, particularly the settlement of Jewish refugees from Europe and the creation of a Jewish state. The file includes reports on the agricultural and financial resources of Palestine, the arms smuggling trade, and detailed accounts of interviews between Moshe Shertok [Sharett] and Harold MacMichael, High Commissioner for Palestine. There are also significant materials from Chaim Weizmann, the Jewish Agency for Palestine, William Ormsby-Gore, 4th Baron Harlech, and Sir Lewis Bernstein Namier.

Pieces 145/31-34 and 145/36 are missing.