Muir Family papers

Archive Collection

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


In English, Russian

Other Finding Aids

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

Corporate Names