Michael Page collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 947
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English French German Russian Estonian
  • Physical Description
      2536 ff., 2 vols, manuscript, typescript, printed (photocopy), and photographs

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

Access Information

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