British Universities Association of Slavists archive (BUAS) (1)

Scope and Content

Comprises the Association's ledgers and files of committee and conference minutes, newsletters and correspondence with related professional bodies and official organisations

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Universities Association of Slavists was the professional association of British academic specialists in Russian language and literature from 1956-1988, when it merged with the National Association for Soviet and East European Studies to form the British Association for Soviet, Slavonic and East European Studies (subsequently renamed the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies)

Access Information

Access to this collection is restricted under the Data Protection Act. You will need to complete a restricted access form and return it to Special Collections for review by staff before access can be granted.

Acquisition Information

The gift of the Association through Michael Basker, July 1990 and October 1992; Malcolm Jones, May 1993; Colin Johnson, August and October 1993, March and July 1994; Roger Bartlett, October 1993; Anthony Cross, March 1995


English, French, Russian

Other Finding Aids

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