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Leeds family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1284

Scope and Contents

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.


  • 1860-2000


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)

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).


3.13 Linear Feet (7.5 boxes)




Family papers, including correspondence and photographs.


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
Leeds family papers
Mary A. Crauderueff
April, 2018
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