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LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)US116/2/10
TitleMoscow visit scrapbook
Extent1 file
Date1962
DescriptionScrapbook containing material relating to Barker's visit to Moscow and Kiev in September 1962 as a guest of the Russian Academy of Sciences under the scientists exhange scheme with the Royal Society of London. The file contains biographical information about Professor Nikolai Konstantinovich Kochetkov, with some correspondence from him; a brief account by Barker of the background to his visit to Russia, including references to his first Russian student, Khmelnitski, who studied at the University of Birmingham in 1957; copy of a typescript report submitted by Barker to the the Royal Society giving an account of his visit, with descriptions of living conditions, and restrictions on visitors to Russia; correspondence between Barker and Soviet officials, including members of the Academy of Sciences USSR; letters from Barker to his wife, Ruth; and various souvenir booklets issued by Intourist for visitors.
Access StatusOpen