Galina von Meck papers

Scope and Content

Comprises the letters, papers, and photographs of G. N. von Meck concerning her family and various Russian subjects, including P. I. Tchaikovsky's autobiography in letters

Administrative / Biographical History

Galina Nikolaevna von Meck (fon-Mekk) (Perrott and Orlovskaia in her two marriages; 1891-1985) was a biographer of Tchaikovsky and a memoirist, who fled from the Soviet Union during the Second World War and became a member of the Russian migr community in Great Britain

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Anne Courtney, April and July 1986, February and November 1987, February, April, June and October 1988, May and June 1991


In English, German, Russian

Other Finding Aids

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

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