Miscellaneous papers relating to Russia, including the Collins Collection.

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection RUS 33
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      4 boxes; manuscript, typescript, photographs, maps, and printed material, some being photocopy

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Item 1: Two telegrams out of Petrograd at the time of the Mar. 1919 Revolution. Donor: Dr H. Maingay (son of recipient). Item 2: Letter from Sister E. G. Evans, British Red Cross Unit in Odessa 23rd July 1917. Item 3: Photocopy of short history of events in Russia, Nov. 1917-February 1919 by General Staff, War Office. (per IWM). Item 4: Photocopy of the situation in North Russia 15th April 1919. Item 5: Photocopies of 4 maps of European Russia showing general positions of the Armies. Item 6: Photocopy of Major General F. C. Poole's report of a visit to the Head Quarters of the Volunteer Army in South Russia, Dec. 1918-Jan. 1919. Item 7: Registered envelope which contained an order for 6 roubles, addressed to L. Collingwood. Donor: Mrs Collingwood. See Research Correspondence File (Sep. 1983). Item 8: Photocopies of telegrams from:- the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia to H.M. King George V; Xenia Aleksandrovna, Grand Duchess of Russia, Sister of Tsar Nicholas II to the Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovitch, her husband, at Biarritz; the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia to Queen Olga of Greece, formerly Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovitch of Russia, at Geneva; the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia to her sister, Queen Alexandra; Also photographs of successful exiles as migrs taken by members of the Russian Royal Family. (per C. Bailey - see Russian Canada). Item 9: Photographs of the Crimea, Turkey, Cairo and Jerusalem taken in the 1920s; A satirical "Recipe" (1842). Donor, Mrs Ruth E. Barnes, has no knowledge other than the name Arthur Dixie (RAF Royal Air Force), but see Research Correspondence, 22 Mar. 1988. Item 10: RICHARDSON, H. F. E. Rating, RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service) in Locker Lampson's RNAS Armoured Cars Unit. Two ornamental rings; Identity disc; Stepson's account of his stepfather. Donor: Charles W. Murphy. Item 11: DOUGLAS, R. K. Captain, Merchant Navy. Pre-Revolution Imperial Roubles; Freemasons certificates; Various letters WW2 and 1947 and Captain's shoulder board denoting rank. Donor: Miss W. Douglas. Item 12: Russian roubles notes and coins; Pre-Revolutionary and of Provisional Government, German Occupation note in the Baltic region; Two pieces of Russian Charity Lottery of 1914. Donor: Dr. Sergei Koudrashev. Item 13: A publication, A Short History of the Revival of the Small Torpedo Boat (CMB's) during the Great War and subsequently in the Kronstadt, Archangel and Caspian Sea Expedition of 1919. Donor: Executor , M. L. Barrett of the estate of Collingwood. Item 14: SHEPHERD, L. 4th West Yorkshire Regiment and 46th Royal Fusiliers (North Russia). Transcript of tape recordings 805 and 806. Item 15: LAING, H. Private, 6th Yorkshire Battalion (Green Howards). Ferry pass from Bakharitza to Archangel (14 May 1919). Donor: Mrs M. Horrox (See Research Correspondence). Item 16: ZOYA FIKRLE (NEE REINE). Documentation re. sale of a boat in 1921 in the Crimea. (See Research Correspondence). Donor: Mrs A. Edmonds. Item 17: KRONSTADT. Article from Royal Air Force News re. bombing attack on Kronstadt in 1919. Items 18-31: Photocopied documents and publications relating to Canada's participation in Allied Intervention in Russia 1918-1919, with handlist. Donor: Dr D.N. Collins, Russian Department, Leeds University.

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The papers in question derive from a large number of different sources


"Russia Miscellaneous" can be found under "M" in the alphabetical sequence of the Russia Section.

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