Nesta Macdonald collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Photocopies of letters from S. P. Diagilev to his family (6, 1881, 1885, n.d.); (2) S. P. Diagilev, song to words by A. K. Tolstoi, [1887]; (3) Perm' theatre posters, 1884-1885; (4) Perm' official document, 1894; (5) Photocopy of Rodoslovnaia Diagilevykh publication (n.p., n.d.); (6) N. V. Beliaeva et al (eds), Sergei Diagilev i khudozhestvennaia kul'tura XIX-XX vekov: Materialy nauchnoi konferentsii, 17-19 aprelia 1987 g, Perm', 1989; (7) V. S. Verkholantsev, Gorod Perm': Ego proshloe i nastoiashchee [...], Perm', 1913/1994; (8) Set of picture postcards of Perm', Moscow, 1988

Administrative / Biographical History

Nesta Macdonald (1914- ) is a historian of Russian ballet

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Nesta Macdonald, May 1996


In Russian

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue