Edmund Pearse papers

Scope and Content

Comprises the official and personal papers and possessions of Edmund Pearse, his wife May, and son John, relating to their residence and travel within Russia, together with postcards and correspondence; also, numerous photographs of various parts of Russia and other countries, members of the British community in Russia and various Russians

Administrative / Biographical History

Edmund James Pearse (1882-1958) worked in pre-revolutionary Russia for the Gramophone and Sperry Gyroscope companies

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Grace Stansfeld, May 1990, June 1992; James Pearse, June 1990


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