Tyler Family collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Edith Watson (ne Tyler), "Frederick Tyler (1873-1966): One of Nipper's Men", (includes a large number of transcribed documents and letters reflecting the Tyler family's sojourn in Georgia and Russia, 1909-1918); (2) Photocopies of letters from Frederick Tyler, Tiflis, to Sarah Tyler (ne Kershaw) (1873-1972) (19, 1917-1918); (3) Photocopy of a safe-deposit pass, Volzhsko-Kamskii Kommercheskii Bank, [Tiflis], 1918-1919; (4) Photocopy of a letter from James Muir, Hayes, to Frederick Tyler, Bombay (1919); (5) Modern prints of photographs of Charles Tyler and Georgii and Marina Chavchavadze, Tiflis, 1912, and British refugees, Archangel, 1918

Administrative / Biographical History

The Tyler family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident in Moscow and Georgia. Frederick Tyler worked for the Gramophone Company

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Edith Watson, July and September 1989


In English, 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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