Smith Family papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 807
  • Dates of Creation
      1886-1978
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian
  • Physical Description
      240 ff., manuscript, typescript, printed, photographs, negatives, and picture postcards (incuding photocopy)

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Photocopies of Smith and Whitehead family papers and official correspondence, and of diaries of Marie Adelaide Smith (ne Behrmann; 1864-1955), 1917-1921; (2) Copy prints of Smith and Whitehead family photographs and picture postcards of Archangel, Moscow, Vilno, with negatives

Administrative / Biographical History

The Smith and Whitehead families were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident in Moscow

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of the Jeakins family, April 1984, July 1985

Note

In English, Russian

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/lra/index.htm