Michael Welch collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 808
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian German
  • Physical Description
      124 ff., 1 vol., manuscript, typescript, printed, and photographs

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Photocopies of Healey family papers, family history documents, official correspondence and photographs, with a modern print and key; (2) Photocopies of additional Healey family papers and family history information; (3) Photocopies of official documents concerning the repatriation of British subjects from Russia, Parliamentary and other enquiries about conditions in Russia, compensation claims, maintenance of British refugees from Russia, 1920-1924; (4) Photocopy of: J. Macdonald Webster, "For Scots Abroad", In Other Lands, January 1942; (5) Karmannyi muzykalnyi slovar, 18th ed., Moscow and Petrograd, [1916?]; (6) J. O. Greenwood, Daniel Wheeler: Quaker Adventures in Russia [...], London, 1984

Administrative / Biographical History

Michael Welch is descended from the Healey family, who were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, and a historian of that community

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Michael Welch, December 1987, August 1991, April 1992, July 1993


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