Kate Birse collection

Scope and Content

Comprises Kate Birse's recollections of her childhood in St Petersburg/Petrograd, repatriation to Great Britain in 1920, and life in Estonia and Finland in the 1930s-1940s, together with photographs of Birse, Anderson and North family members, and a photograph of the former Birse family home in St Petersburg

Administrative / Biographical History

Kate Birse (1908-) was a member of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident in St Petersburg/Petrograd

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Kate Birse, November 1985


In English

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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