Louis Johnson collection

Scope and Content

Comprises tourist brochures, agricultural booklets, theatre and ballet programmes, brochures on Soviet cars, Soviet educational material, and Louis Johnson's report and diary on Soviet education in Baku and Tblisi, 1958, together with related invitations, photographs, and postcards

Administrative / Biographical History

Louis Johnson (1920-1996) visited the Soviet Union as a tourist several times in the 1950s

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Louis Johnson, July and September 1988, August 1991, October 1993; Colin Johnson, April 1998


In Russian, Azeri, English, Georgian

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