Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: South East Asian Department: Registered Files (D and FA Series)

Details of FCO 15
Reference:FCO 15
Title:
Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: South East Asian Department: Registered Files (D and FA Series)
Description:

This series contains records of the South East Asia Department of the Foreign Office to October 1968 dealing with UK relations with Burma, Laos, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, the South East Asia Treaty Organisation (SEATO) and the International Control Commissions in Indo-China, as well as Foreign Office correspondence on matters relating to Commonwealth states in the area from January 1967. From October 1968, the records are those of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office South East Asian Department, covering the same states and organisations with the exception of Indonesia, for which responsibility passed to the South West Pacific Department.

Date: 1967-1981
Arrangement:

Arrangement is by former file reference within annual file cycles.

Related Material: For Asia Economic Department files see FCO 11
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department D and FA file series
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Creator: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, South East Asian Department, 1968-
Physical description: 3111 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition: Foreign and Commonwealth Office , from 1998
Accruals: Series is accruing.
Administrative / biographical background:

The South East Asian Department of the Foreign Office continued with largely unaltered functions under the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, except that responsibility for relations with Indonesia passed to the South West Pacific Department.

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