Colin Johnson collection

Scope and Content

Comprises Colin A. Johnson's collection of offprints of articles by others, Russian musical records, invitation cards, catalogues, and programmes for various Russian-related events and exhibitions, various booksellers' catalogues of Russian books, Soviet postal, hotel, and medical ephemera, books and lectures relating to Eastern Europe and Russia, papers of the British Universities Association of Slavists and other professional bodies, papers of the Great Britain-U.S.S.R. Association and its successor organisations, British government publications concerning the Soviet Union, and an invitation to HM Queen Elizabeth II's birthday reception at the British Embassy in Moscow, 1972

Administrative / Biographical History

Colin A. Johnson (1936- ) was lecturer and senior lecturer in the Department of Russian Studies/Modern Slavonic Studies/Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of Leeds from 1961 to 1997

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Colin Johnson, August 1985, July 1989, September 1991, April and October 1993, February, March, April, July-October 1994


In English, Russian, Ukrainian

Other Finding Aids

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