Zerman Family papers

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      GB 206 MS 1267
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  • Physical Description
      56 ff., manuscript, typescript, printed, and photographs (including photocopy)

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Photographs and photocopied photographs of members of the Zerman family, including Francis John Zerman (1858-1950), Evdokiia Zerman (ne Shevkolenkova; 1890-1970), Valentin Shevkolenkov, and Lidiia (1912-1956), Tamara (1911-) and Zinaida (1908-1963) Zerman; (2) Photocopies of F. J. Zerman's military service documents, Rostov-na-Donu, Archangel, England, 1919-1921 and letters to the Foreign Office, London concerning the repatriation of Evdokiia Zerman and her daughters (3, 1920-1921); (3) Photographs and documents relating to Zerman family businesses; (4) Copy of F. J. Zerman's autobiographical notes (1870s-1900s) with supplementary family-history information.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Zerman (Gioramni) family were members of the Italian and British communities in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident latterly in Rostov-na-Donu

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Tamara Zerman, February-March 1993


In 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

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