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Leeds family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1284
Half of the collection is photographs, especially of trips to various places in the northeast. The other half is predominately correspondence written between family members.

Dates

  • 1860-2000

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use (if there are restrictions indicated it here)

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Extent

3.13 Linear Feet (7.5 boxes)

Overview

Family papers, including correspondence and photographs.

Biographical / Historical

Barclay R. Leeds (1834-1918) was the child of Daniel Leeds and Rebecca Lake. In 1867 he married Mary Maule Leeds (1841-1914), who was the child of Margaret Evans and Benjamin Maule. They were members of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, and had three children, including Arthur Newlin Leeds (1870-1939) and Morris Evans Leeds (1869-1952).

Arthur Newlin Leeds became a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting - Northern District, and died as a member of Frankford Monthly Meeting.

Morris Evans Leeds married Hadassah J. Moore, and had two daughters. He was a member of the Haverford Corporation and on the Board of Managers, including as President of the Board from 1928-1945. He was a member of Germantown Monthly Meeting (Orthodox).

Arrangement

This collection has two series: Correspondence and Photographs. Correspondence has subseries by person. Photographs have been arranged by place, and then chronologically.

Related Materials

MC 950.119 Leeds and Tatum family papers 1829-1925 MC 975.10.004 Leeds Maule family genealogy, 1947 MC 1014 Morris Evans Leeds Papers, 1862-1944 MC 1127 Morris Evans Leeds Papers, 1881-1952 MC 1191 Morris-Shinn-Maier collection, 1720-1975

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff, completed April 2018
Title
Leeds family papers
Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Date
April, 2018
Description rules
dacs

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