Kilby family papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1467
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1910-1922
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Italian Polish Russian
  • Physical Description
      342 ff.; photographs, negatives, and postcards. Includes a watercolour painting.

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Photographs of and by Ernest and Richard Kilby taken in France during the First World War and Quaker relief work in Russia during the 1920s; (2) Picture postcards of Russian works of art and Russian cities; and (3) A Russian watercolour painting, dated 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.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The gift of Catherine Askew, July 2002.


In English, Italian, Polish, and Russian.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the LRA online catalogue

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