Comprises: (1) Correspondence of Emile Dillon, especially with and concerning L.N. Tolstoi; (2) Press cuttings and other manuscripts by or concerning L.N. Tolstoi and other Russian authors; and (3) Further printed material, including offprints, concerning L.N. Tolstoi.
Emile Dillon papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 MS 1483
- Dates of Creation1890-1960
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish French German Russian
- Physical Description592 ff.; manuscript, typescript, a postcard, press cuttings, and printed material.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Emile Joseph Dillon (1854-1933), the journalist and philologist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
Purchased from Sotheby's, July 1994.
In English, French, German, and Russian.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the LRA online catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/lra/index.htm
Formerly in the possession of Edmund Dillon.