Lunn and Ford-Smith Family papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises the personal, financial, official, military, sporting, and miscellaneous other documents and correspondence of many members of the Lunn and Ford-Smith families in Russia, together with some of their printed books, photographs of many countries and valuable possessions, and Second World War medals

Administrative / Biographical History

The Lunn and Ford-Smith families were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident in Balashikha near Moscow

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of James W. Ford-Smith, November 1986, April 1987, February 1988, August 1989, August 1990, November and December 1995


In English, Russian

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue