Prince D. S. Mirsky papers

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Tape-recorded and transcribed interviews about D.S. Mirsky with Dorothy Galton, Janko Lavrin, and Roy Pascal; (2) D.S. Mirsky, Jane Ellen Harrison and Russia, Cambridge, 1930; (3) Copy of the death certificate of E.A. Sviatopolk-Mirskaia (ne Bobrinskaia; 1864-1926)

Administrative / Biographical History

D. S. Mirsky (Prince Dmitrii Petrovich Sviatopolk-Mirskii) (1890-1939) was a literary critic and teacher of Russian language and literature at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, and a member of the post-revolutionary Russian migr community in Great Britain. See G. S. Smith, D. S. Mirsky: A Russian-English Life, 1890-1939 (Oxford, 2000)

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Gerald Smith, May 1982, April 1994; Richard Davies, July 1998


English, French

Other Finding Aids

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