Sevier Family papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Sevier and Hynam family-history documents; (2) Letters from G. N. Taube to William Sevier (6, 1964-1968); (3) Modern prints (with negatives) of photographs of Spasskii copper mine; Moscow Kremlin; Ruhleben Internment Camp, First World War; (4) Letter from Pedagogicheskoe Biuro po delam srednei i nizshei russkoi shkoly zagranitsei, Prague, to Russkoe Otdelenie pri Shkole Lafaieta, Paris, 1925; (5) Cuttings of an Alexander Kerensky article in Sunday Telegraph, May 1966

Administrative / Biographical History

The Sevier family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Winifred Sevier, July 1989

Note

In English, Russian

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