Dorothy Russell collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Cooke, Kinnaird, Russell etc. family tree; (2) Photocopies of letters from Roberta (Ruby) Cooke, Petrograd, to Dorothy Ogden, England (6, 1915-1917, nd); (3) Dorothy Russell, "The Open Window in Moscow" (postscript by Ruby Cooke), n.d.; (4) Newspaper cuttings, journal issues, with articles, radio background script about Dorothy Russell, 1964-1992, n.d.; (5) Cassette of interview with Dorothy Russell, 1992, with a transcript; (6) Modern prints of photographs of: Dorothy Cooke, Moscow, 1905; Francis Walter Cooke, Stockton on Tees, [1920s]; Cooke family group, [1970s]; Dorothy Russell sculpture, with some negatives; (7) Framed paper and gilt paper icon of St.Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Mirlikiiskii), with colour photocopies of front and rear (internal)

Administrative / Biographical History

Dorothy Russell (ne Cooke; 1905-1996) was a member of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Dorothy Russell, November 1992; Peter Russell, January 1997


In English, Church Slavonic

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue