Robert Simpson papers

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

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of W. G. Simpson, December 1990


In English

Other Finding Aids

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

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