Anthony Heywood collection

Scope and Content

Comprises Anthony Heywood's collection of postcards, documents, posters, calendars, timetables, tickets, maps, and his own offprints concerning the economic history of the Soviet Union/Russia, especially public transport, but also including reproductions of paintings and portraits

Administrative / Biographical History

Anthony John Heywood is a specialist in 20th-century Russian and Soviet history and an expert on the history of Russian and Soviet railways

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Anthony Heywood, August 1988, March 1990, 1991, August-October 1992, October and November 1993, March 1994, April 1999, February 2001; Elena Kudriakova, June 1993


In Russian, English, Estonian, French, Latvian, Polish, Swedish

Other Finding Aids

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

Personal Names