Hackworth Family papers

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Photocopies of travel documents issued to John Wesley Hackworth (1820-1891) for journey to Russia, 1836; (2) Robert Young,Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive, Shildon, 1923/1975

Administrative / Biographical History

The Hackworth family participated in the early development of Russian railways

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Ursula Fletcher, December 1984


In English, German, 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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