The British Mandate in Palestine, Arab-Jewish Relations, and the U.S. Consulate at Jerusalem, 1920-1940
This collection consists of correspondence and telegrams received and sent by the American consular post in Jerusalem. Topics include the protection of interests of American citizens, foreign trade, shipping, and immigration. Consular officials reported on the administration of the Mandate, Jewish immigration, terrorism, and Arab rebellion. There are unique materials on the relationship of Palestinians to other Arab countries, British policies, the Zionist movement, Communist influence, Islamic conferences, disturbances and riots, the “holy places question,” partition of Palestine and the Arab Entente, Jewish-Arab relations, and Jewish and Arab national aspirations.