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

Access Information

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

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