Deacon Family papers

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 805
  • Dates of Creation
      1843-1985
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian
  • Physical Description
      551 ff., 1 vol., manuscript, typescript, printed, and picture postcards

Scope and Content

Comprises the papers, documents, correspondence, and family history information of the Deacon, Johnson, and other families, especially Karen and Olga Deacon, together with slides of postcards of Russian subjects and works of art

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Karen Deacon, March and July 1987; Hugh Ingram, December 1996

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