Drabble family papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1379
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1850-1995
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English French German Italian Polish Russian
  • Physical Description
      1243 ff. and 1 vol.; manuscript, photographs, negatives, and printed material. Includes positive microfiches of photographs, and negative photographs.

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Microfiche photographs of members of the Drabble and Stock families and associates in Russia, Finland, Great Britain, and Ukraine, and of Russian and Eastern European scenes, together with some photographs of similar scenes; (2) Sheet music of Russian songs collected by Margaret Drabble, with a list; and (3) Unnumbered negatives of the photographs represented in (1).

Administrative / Biographical History

The Drabble and Stock families were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The gift of (Marguerite) Gabriella Alexandrowicz, September 1995.


In English, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Russian.

Other Finding Aids

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

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