Block Family papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: Iu. Blok, Velosiped, Moscow, 1892; Julius H. Block, Mortals and Immortals: Edison, Nikisch, Tchaikofsky, Tolstoy: Episodes under Three Tzars, n.p., [1920s?]; Zh. Blok firm New Year greetings card; photographs of Block firm premises, Moscow

Administrative / Biographical History

The Block family were German Jews resident in pre-revolutionary Moscow. Julius Block was an inventor and pioneer sound recording engineer

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Ingeborg Bobak, November 1988, October 1989

Note

In English, Russian

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/lra/index.htm

Family Names