Sir Thomas Preston papers

Scope and Content

Manuscript notes or letter (29 Aug. ?); Typescript fragment (n.d.); Bound typescript recollections "Reminiscences of Ten Years' Chaos in Russia", 1916-1928, with photographs (n.d.); Manuscript list of chapter abstracts, historical notes and brief overview of "Reminiscences of Ten Years' Chaos in Russia" (n.d.); Imprint "Communism in Industry" from The Economic League (Central Council) Notes and Comments no. 376 (18 Oct. 1948); Press cutting "Was the assassination of the Czar's family a gigantic hoax?" from The Toronto Telegram (6 Oct. 1970); Photocopied letter from Sir Ronald Preston to Peter Liddle, providing brief details of Bibikova and Preston family histories (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Thomas Preston was Acting British Consul in Ekaterinburg in 1916, and British Consul in Ekaterinburg, Vladivostock and Leningrad between 1918 and 1922.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Sir Ronald Preston (son)


In Russian and English

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Related Material

See RUS 03: Bibikova, M. (sister-in-law).

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