Joseph Clare papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises documents, sermons, lectures, photographs, and personal memoirs of Reverend J. Clare's life in Russia during the First World War and Revolution; also, memoirs of Merry Clare Yoakum, his daughter, and photographs of her exhibition "Russian childhood memories" in the USA in 1998

Administrative / Biographical History

Reverend Joseph Clare was minister of the British-American Congregational Church in pre-revolutionary St. Petersburg/Petrograd

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Merry Yoakum, April and June 1989, September 1990, June 1991, April 1998


In English, Russian

Other Finding Aids

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