Nicolas Leslie papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopied letters (n.d.); Photocopied papers relating to Russian military service (Jan.-Apr. 1921); Miscellaneous photocopied certificates (1916-1921); Photocopied press cuttings (6 Apr. 1987, n.d.); Miscellaneous photocopied papers (n.d.); Photocopied manuscript recollections (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Nicolas Leslie (formerly Dmitrevsky, Nicolay Vasiljevich and b. 1901 in Volsk) served on the Eastern Front with the Lifeguards of Varshava, Russian Army, during the First World War and later with the White Army. He fled Russia after the Bolshevik success and lived in Corsica before settling in Northamptonshire.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by R. R. Leslie (son). See Research Correspondence File.


In Russian, French, and English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


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