Georgii Arkhipov papers

Scope and Content

Comprises memoirs,letters to and from G.A. Arkhipov, photographs and postcards, newspapers, newspaper cuttings and other printed matter

Administrative / Biographical History

Georgii Aleksandrovich Arkhipov (1891-c.1967) served in the Russian Army in the First World War and was taken prisoner by the Germans. To avoid repatriation to Bolshevik-ruled Russia, he escaped from Germany to Denmark and then to England, where he worked as a bookbinder and played in a balalaika orchestra

Access Information

This collection has not been listed in detail and access to parts of it may be restricted under the Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation. If you would like to request access to any part of this collection, please contact Special Collections. Upon receipt of your request, a member of the team will discuss your requirements with you and review relevant material accordingly.

Acquisition Information

The gift of Adrian Hodge, February 1996


In Russian, English, French

Other Finding Aids

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