Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Emily Howland papers
The collection consists of correspondence between the administrator of Emily Howland's estate, Richard C.S. Drummond, and representatives of 39 mostly southern African American educational institutions, as beneficiaries of her will.
Morris Evans Leeds papers
A collection that focuses on two dates: 1862 & 1942. In the former, Lewis W. Leeds' invention of the window envelope is detailed with contracts, bills, correspondence and samples of the envelope. In 1942, his descendant, Morris E. Leeds corresponds with E. Tudor Gross who has become interested in the invention and ends with the article entitled "The Window Envelope," which appeared in the Collector's Club Philatelist in April of that year.
The New York Colored Mission records
The records of a Quaker organization from the mid-19th to the mid-20th centuries, with social and training offerings in New York, particularly to the African American community, and based on the principle of obtaining jobs and decent housing for African Americans.
L. Hollingsworth Wood correspondence
L. Hollingsworth Wood papers
L. Hollingsworth Wood Prison Reform Papers
Contains primarily correspondence, 1934-1937, relating to Wood's interest in prison reform, particularly convict labor. Also a several items reflecting his interest in other Quaker concerns.
- African Americans -- Education 3
- Quakers -- New York (State) 2
- Inventors 1
- Peace 1
- Prison reformers 1