Kilby Family papers.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 LRA/MS 1467
  • Dates of Creation
      1910 - 1929
  • Language of Material
      English Italian Portuguese Russian
  • Physical Description
      342 items; photographs negatives postcards painting

Scope and Content

1-296: Photographs of and by Ernest and Richard Kilby taken during WWI (Friends' Ambulance Unit (British Red Cross Society) France) and Quaker relief operation in Buzuluk, Iakovlevka, Pavlovka, Pugachev[sk?], ?Raziezlezd, ?Sukharechka (Samara Province, South Russia), also Moscow, Warsaw and unidentified places, early 1920s (included on photographs are William Allbright, John Brocklesby, Muriel ?Carslen, R O Catford, Thekla ?Chank, Henry Goldey, Stanley Gregory, V P Kodak, Vera ?Kunbering, Ekaterina Lees, Minnie MacKay, Dr MacKenzie, [?] ?Merkolova, Doris Mudie, Caroline Normant, Muriel Payne, Keith Pyott, Douglas Roberts, Julius Rozinskii, Margaret ?Sackur, Alexander Sydney, Rebecca Thompson, Arthur Watts and partially identified or unidentified colleagues and local residents)

297-340: Picture postcards of works of art by T Ciezlewski, M V Dobuzhinskii, M Giermaszew, J Guranowski, N A Iaroshenko, K F Iuon, V A Kotarbinskii, P I Kotov, S Maslowski, [?] Murav'ev, V V Perepletchikov, A Piotrowski, E I Stolitsa (Obshchina sv Evgenii Krasnogo Kresta, no 1913), T Ziomek, B V Zvorykin (A M Remizov illustration), also views of Buzuluk and Warsaw. 341: ?Vianilli watercolour of St Nicola di Bari Church, inscribed to "Sister Veronica" by "Aleka's mother", Moscow, 1922.

Administrative / Biographical History

Members of the Kilby family served with the Friends Ambulance Unit during the First World War and with the Quaker relief organisations in South Russia during the early 1920s.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The gift of Catherine Askew (July 2002).