John Simmons collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Record cards and slips for an incomplete bibliographical project by Edward Piers Tyrrell, [Russian Literature and History in British Periodicals, 1700-1800]; (2) Chronology and slips containing bibliography by Louis Sinclair, [Russian Literature in British Periodicals, 1800-1900]; (3) Photocopy of Roger Sleigh Johnson, "Russian Literature in British Periodicals, 1902-1917: A Bibliography" (Library Association fellowship thesis, 1968); (4) Bibliographical information on Tolstoyanism and V. A. Zhukovskii; (5) Correspondence of John S. G. Simmons, Oxford, with James Wood Thirsk, London (7, 1968-1969) and R. S. Johnson, Birmingham (6, 1969, 1972)

Administrative / Biographical History

John Simon Gabriel Simmons and Louis Sinclair are specialists in Russian bibliography

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of John Simmons, April 1983; Louis Sinclair, March 1983


In English, Russian

Other Finding Aids

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