Whishaw Family papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 811
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English German Russian
  • Physical Description
      432 ff., 7 vols, manuscript, printed, photographs, and negatives

Scope and Content

Comprises photographs, memoirs, and printed works concerning the Whishaw and several other British families in Russia, especially by James Whishaw

Administrative / Biographical History

The Whishaw family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident in St Petersburg

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Hugh Hawkins, January 1987, January 1989; Frances Adams, March 1988, March 1993); Lance Drayton, June 1992, March and December 1997, February 1999, February 2001; Charles Whishaw, October 1998; Richard Hawkins, October 1998


In English, German, 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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