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

Note

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