Michael Page collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises photocopies of annual statistics for rolling stock of the Russian railway system, 1867-1902, and of reports, statistics, articles, maps, prospectuses, and pamphlets concerning individual railways and proposed railways throughout Russia, together with miscellaneous items concerning the history of Russian and Soviet railways, 1845-1950s, including photographs of and books on Russian locomotives; and of a diary of a journey to and sojourn in Russia by Thomas Wardropper with an accompanying letter about it written to F.M. Page

Administrative / Biographical History

F. Michael Page was a private scholar and historian of Russian railways

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of F. Michael Page, August 1984, April and August 1987, June 1992, November 1994


Russian, French, German, English, Estonian

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