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Item of the Month – December 2016

Christmas postcards sent from Sergo Mikoyan to David Candler, 1971

Christmas postcards sent from Sergo Mikoyan to David Candler, 1971December’s Item(s) of the Month are two Christmas postcards from Moscow sent by Sergo Mikoyan to David Candler in 1971.

Candler was Press Secretary to Harold Wilson, Mikoyan was a Soviet historian and Foreign Policy expert, as well as an advisor to the various Soviet leaders.

The postcards are from the papers of Candler, which are currently being catalogued.  The collection as whole should be open to the public by the middle of 2017.