Document referenceHRA/DX785
Level of description Fonds
TitleCalderwood family papers
Date1906-2012
Creator(s)Calderwood family; Susan Edwards
BackgroundYoung Alexander Calderwood went to Hughesovka as an engineer in 1906, with his wife Jessica. They had five children, the third of whom, Mavis, was born in 1910. The family left Hughesovka at the end of July 1917, and arrived back in Aberdeen on 17 September, after travelling across Russia, Finland, Sweden and Norway by train, and then by sea in a naval convoy.

Susan Edwards, Senior Assistant Archivist of the Glamorgan Record Office, visited Mavis Campbell, née Calderwood, at her home in 1993, and recorded an oral history interview.
DescriptionCopies of photographs of the Calderwood family and friends in Hughesovka; copies of gun licence and visas; notes of an oral history interview with Mavis Campbell née Calderwood, correspondence with
LanguageEnglish
Russian
Extent0.003 cubic metres 18 photographs, 54 papers, 1 notebook, 2 files
Physical characteristicsGood condition
AppraisalAll records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
Source of AcquisitionPhotographs and family papers copied from originals in the possession of Mrs Mavis Campbell; notes made by Susan Edwards, correspondence donated by family in 2015.
Finding AidsDetailed list available.
Access statusNo restrictions.
Conditions of accessNormal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.
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