Contains 12 Results:
Reports of grades for MEL at Haverford College. Invitation to Junior Class Exercises 1887, where MEL spoke about the Alexandrian School. Invitation and program for Commencement 1888, MEL graduating. Personal corresponence throughout his time at Haverford mostly to his Brother (Arthur Newlin Leeds) and his mother, writing about classes, activities, friends, etc.
Personal letters from MEL to his parents and other family members mostly about his experience at Westtown school and his decision to leave the school in 1890. Many of these letters and similar from MEL 1889-1891. Letters to MEL from various 1889-1927, about friendships, travel, school and work.
Letters to and from MEL, mostly regarding family issues, various publications and public work by MEL, travels to Germany and to the Western U.S. Many letters of condolence for the death of Arthur Newlin Leeds in 1939.
31 letters to Morris Evans Leeds celebrating his eightieth birthday. Most of these letters are accompanied by reply notes from MEL's secretary, who forwarded them to him as he was on vacation in Florida at the time. Many others are accompanied by personal replies from MEL.
Correspondence between Morris Evans Leeds and others, including members of the Island Beach National Monument Committee, especially George H. Shull, related to the establishment of a National Monument at Island Beach, New Jersey. Also MEL's notice of retirement from the Piladelphia Committee on Public Affairs.
Letters to MEL from members of Haverford Board of Managers re: MEL's contributions to the alumni fund and his place on the Board.
Correspondence between Morris Evans Leeds and various people of Haverford College, including Henry Scattergood, Gilbert F. White, and William M. Maier about MEL's contributions to Haverford and the ways the money was used.
Correspondence related to MEL's place on Haverford Board of Managers: letters from Henry S. Drinker, Frank W. Fetter, and others. Letter from Drinker asks about lack of women on Haverford Board; MEL replies that "there would [not] be any advantage". Correspondence with Professor Fetter is mostly about books.
Correspondence related to MEL's place on Haverford Board of Managers. Correspondents include David Hinshaw (biographer of Rufus Jones), Lester C. Haworth, and Wilmot R. Jones. Extensive correspondence with Lester C. Haworth, about number of topics both business and personal.
Correspondence related to MEL's place on Haverford Board of Managers. Correspondents include Dean P. Lockwood, Archibald MacIntosh, and William Morris Maier. Topics include: MEL's membership in Library Associates, conferral of honorary degree to MEL, MEL's contributions of stock in Leeds and Northrup to Haverford College.