Archival Descriptions

Holding Institution: University of Leeds Special Collections close
  1. Esther Simpson correspondence and papers

    The main collection (items 1-1437) comprises Esther Simpson's personal papers, certificates, photographs, press-cuttings, miscellaneous documents, and correspondence to and from Esther Simpson, as received from her. Another large collection (15 boxes) of similar material from among her possessions, received after her death, remains unsorted and unlisted. Small collections received subsequently from other sources have been numbered - 1438-82, 1483-1501, 1502-33 - and are itemized in the handlist. The items date between 1918 and 1997.

  2. Personal recollections of H.C. Plaut

    Bound photocopied typescript recollections 'Memories of a German Jew' (nd).

  3. Franz Muller papers.

    • University of Leeds Special Collections
    • Liddle Collection GE 20
    • English
    • 1821-1977
    • 2 boxes; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and printed material (mainly photocopy). Includes photographic slides, the nose cap of a German shell, a medal ribbon, a split bullet, and his birth certificate.

    French-German dictionary (1821); 51 photographs, mostly from Alsace, with negatives and photocopies (1917-1935, nd); Programme for Kaiser's birthday at Charleville (27 January 1918); 58 photographic slides (nd); Nose cap of German shell (nd); Photographic slide (nd); Medal ribbon (nd); Split bullet (nd); Photocopied Muller family tree (nd); Typescript recollections 'Dad' by his son, Dr H.G. Muller, with photocopied certificates and wedding photograph from 1926 (nd); Transcript of lecture 'Balloons at War' given by his son, Dr H.G. Muller, to the Yorkshire Militaria Club, accompanied by 52 i...

  4. Additional papers of the Leeds Academic Assistance Committee

    Comprises a minute book, bank statements, cheque books, a card index file, and the Society's fourth report, November 1938

  5. Correspondence, memoranda and other papers of the Leeds Academic Assistance Committee, 1933-1940

    Correspondence, memoranda and other papers of the Leeds Academic Assistance Committee, 1933-1940, founded to collect funds for the support of academic refugees from Nazi Germany.

  6. Correspondence and papers of Ralph Miliband

    • University of Leeds Special Collections
    • MS 1712
    • English
    • 1940-2002
    • 29 boxes on 10 shelves, manuscript, typescript, press-cuttings, and printed material. Includes a few audio cassettes.

    Socialist Register Comprises: (1) Papers and correspondence from his earlier years in Britain, i.e., 1940 onwards, including school examination papers and a report; (2) Personal diaries and audio cassettes, 1948-1994; (3) Miscellaneous lecture notes from various stages in his career; (4) Papers and correspondence relating to his career in Britain, both at the London School of Economics and as Professor at Leeds University, 1949-1977; (5) Papers and correspondence relating to his career in North America, 1977-1994; (6) Notes, correspondence, drafts, and offprints relating to his publications...