Harris Family papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1144
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian Estonian German
  • Physical Description
      38 ff., manuscript (including photocopy), typescript, printed, photographs, and negatives

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Photocopies of: James Harris's savings books, Krenholm Mill, 1907-1918; (2) James B. Harris,"The Harris Family: Some Historical Notes and Recollections", "The Kirkham Family", and "Mrs Annie Harris", 1991; (3) Harris family tree; (4) Frederick Harris birth/baptism certificate, Narva, 1883; (5) Photograph of Harris family, [1890s?]; (6) Modern prints of photographs of: George Harris with Narva flax mill craftsmen, 1901, and Narva flax mill, [1890s?] with negatives

Administrative / Biographical History

The Harris family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident in Narva

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of James B. Harris, February 1991; Maureen Hayes, November 1995


In English, Russian, Estonian, German

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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