Robert Simpson papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises photocopies of: (1) Extracts from Robert P. J. Simpson's Crimean diary, [mid 1850s]; (2) Notes by R. P. J. Simpson on his naval service, 1890; (3) R. P. J. Simpson, "My Grandparents of the Odell Family, and some of their Descendants", 1910; (4) Title page of R. D. White, A Narrative of the Russian War in the Baltic, from April to December 1855, Exeter, 1895

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert P. J. Simpson was a Royal Navy officer who participated in the Crimean War

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of W. G. Simpson, December 1990

Note

In English

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

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