Iuzovka collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1104
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian
  • Physical Description
      8 vols, 17 ff., 1 video cassette, printed, and photographs

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Issues of Annual Report of the Glamorgan Archivist for 1984-1985, 1987-1990, 1991-1992, including accounts of the Hughesovka Research Archive activities; (2) Greetings cards showing Hughesovka scenes and "Tipy Rossii" troika; (3) Modern prints of photographs of: John Hughes (1816-1899); Hughesovka Ironworks, 1888; members of the Hughes family; Welsh ironworker's child; Welsh and English ironworkers volunteering for war service, 1914; (4) Press release on "Hughesovka-A Welsh Ironworks in Russia", Cardiff, 1991; (5) Video cassette of "Hughesovka and the New Russia", BBC2, July-August 1991; (6) Susan Edwards, Iuzovka/Hughesovka: A Welsh Enterprise in Imperial Russia [...], Cardiff, 1992

Administrative / Biographical History

Iuzovka (Hughesovka) in the Ukraine grew up around the ironworks established there by the Welsh ironmaster John Hughes (1816-1899)

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Glamorgan Record Office, November 1989, April 1990, March and October 1991, March and April 1992; Audio Visual Service, University of Leeds, August 1991; Welsh Industrial and Maritime Museum, October 1991


In English, Russian

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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