Garnett Family papers

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      GB 206 MS 1059
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  • Physical Description
      1 vol., 120 ff., manuscript, typescript, printed, photographs, negatives, and drawings (partly photocopy)

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Modern prints, negatives, and annotated photocopies of photographs of Russian subjects relating to Constance and David Garnett's Russian travel in 1904; (2) David Garnett, CBE [1892-1981]: a writer's library, Deal, 1983; (3) Rachel (Ray) Marshall (1891-1940), Russia 1913: journal,letters and sketches, preface by Richard Garnett, Hilton, Huntingdon, 1991; (4) Photographs of 1891-1892 famine victims in various Russian villages

Administrative / Biographical History

Members of the Garnett family travelled in pre-revolutionary Russia, and Constance Garnett was a prolific translator of Russian literature into English. David Garnett was a well-known novelist and critic.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Richard Garnett, January and July 1988, March 1991, December 1991



Other Finding Aids

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

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