H. S. Pearce papers

Scope and Content

Comprises a wooden figure of a member of the Corps des Pages, used as a place marker at an annual ball, Brussels, 1937, a newspaper cutting about a Corps des Pages meeting, 1977, Anne Purvis's notes about H. S. Pearce, and negatives of photographs of the above wooden figure

Administrative / Biographical History

H. S. Pearce (died ca. 1970) is reputed to have been in the British diplomatic or military service and to have been married to a Russian, with whom he escaped from Russia via the Black Sea and Constantinople after the October Revolution

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Anne Purvis, October 1984


In French, English

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