Hickley Family papers

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Announcement of Nicholas II and Aleksandra Fedorovna's coronation and coronation menu, 1896; (2) William V. Hickley's watercolour paintings of Russian scenes, including St Petersburg and Wiazama [i.e Viaz'ma?], 1899-1910, nd; (3) Mary Hickley, Gold, Glitter and Gloom: Recollections of the Coronation of Czar Nicholas II and Later Travels in Russia, [Exmouth, Devon], 1997

Administrative / Biographical History

William Hickley was a tutor and a member of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia. Mary Hickley visited her brother and travelled in Russia

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of David Hickley, March 1989; Brenda Marsault, June 1997


In Russian, English, French

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