Muir Family papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1015
  • Dates of Creation
      1850-1996
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian
  • Physical Description
      430 ff., manuscript, typescript, printed, photographs, and negatives

Scope and Content

Comprises correspondence, documents, memoirs, photographs, and postcards relating to the Muir, Mirrielees, Philip, and other families in Russia

Administrative / Biographical History

The Muir family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident in Moscow, and partners in the Muir and Mirrielees department store

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of John and Patience Bagenal; Martin Brett; Valeria Lane, January and December 1986, February and May 1987, March 1988, March and October 1989, March 1990, September 1991, January and March 1994; Harvey Pitcher, February 1996

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

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