Books about Russia written by members of the Swan/Swann family

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Alfred Swan (1890-1970), Canticles of the Eastern Church, London: Albert House Press, 1976, with an advertising leaflet; (2) Herbert Swann (1895-1969), Home on the Neva: A Life of a British family in Tsarist St.Petersburg - and after the Revolution, London, 1968; (3) Jane Swann, The Lost Children: A Russian Odyssey, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1989

Administrative / Biographical History

The Swan/Swann family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Donald Swann, March 1987; Irene Swann, May 1989


In English, Church Slavonic

Other Finding Aids

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