Tamara Talbot Rice papers

Scope and Content

Comprises Tamara Talbot Rice's educational papers, personal and financial documents, letters and telegrams concerning Russia during the civil war and afterwards, her printed memoirs, Vilenkin family poems, documents, and telegram, travel permits, a facsimile of V. A. Zhukovskii's work with portraits included, various bank notes and food coupons, a printed book on Russian drawing in the Ashmolean Museum, and other artistic, historical, and political material

Administrative / Biographical History

Tamara Borisovna Talbot Rice (ne Abel'son; 1904-1993) was an art historian and a member of the post-revolutionary Russian migr community in Great Britain

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Elizabeth Talbot Rice, September 1986, December 1994, January and March 1995; Richard Davies, May 1996


In Russian, English, Finnish, French, Swedish

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

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