Bosanquet Family papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1456
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Danish French German Latvian Portuguese Russian Turkish
  • Physical Description
      1153 ff., 2 boxes, manuscript, typescript, printed, photographs, and picture postcards

Scope and Content

Comprises the correspondence, private and official, the consular documents, newspaper cuttings, picture postcards, and miscellaneous ephemera of Vivian Bosanquet (1872-1943) and his wife Dorothy (ne Moule; 1887-1962) in Russia during the period of the Revolution, and accounts of their experiences written by their son, Peter Bosanquet

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bosanquet family were members of the British diplomatic community in pre-revolutionary Russia

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Peter Bosanquet, March, July, and August 1998


In Danish, English, French, German, Latvian, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish

Other Finding Aids

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

Family Names