Moyra Platts collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Photographs and negatives of coronation mug, 1896; (2) Modern prints and negatives of photographs of Russian Imperial study (?) by Rentz & Schreider, 1900, and of Daisy (Margherita) Johnson in Russian costume and with Russian amateur theatre group, Berne, 1931; (3) Letter from R. L. Baird to Daisy Johnson, [1931], and from Daisy Johnson to Moyra Platts, 1966; (4) Obituary notice of Daisy Johnson, 1973; (5) Johnson family trees; (6) Moyra Platts, The Bird is on the Wing, privately printed, [1988]

Administrative / Biographical History

Moyra Platts is descended from the Johnson family who were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Moyra Platts, September 1984, June 1986, February 1989

Note

In English, French

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