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Guide to the Records of the Leake and Watts Children's Home
1802-1983 (bulk 1831-1949)
 MS 377

New-York Historical Society
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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Cherie Acierno 2011. Machine readable finding aid created by Cherie Acierno 2011.

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Subject Names

  • Gould, Edwin, 1866-1933
  • Knox, John Mason
  • Leake, John George, 1752-1827
  • Mason, John M. (John Mitchell), 1770-1829
  • Watts, John, 1749-1836

Document Type

  • Account books
  • Annual reports
  • Blueprints (reprographic copies)
  • Correspondence
  • Deeds
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Minutes
  • Pamphlets
  • Photographic prints
  • Printing blocks
  • Programs (documents)
  • Receipts
  • Registers (lists)
  • Reports
  • Visitors' books

Subject Organizations

  • Colored Orphan Asylum .
  • Hopewell Society of Brooklyn.
  • Leake & Watts Services.
  • Leake and Watts Orphan House in the City of New York.
  • Orphans' Home and Asylum of the Protestant Episcopal Church in New York.
  • Sevilla Home for Children.
  • Sevilla-Hopewell Society.
  • Society for the Aid of Friendless Women and Children (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
  • Summerland Home.

Subject Topics

  • Agricultural education -- United States
  • Camps--United States--History
  • Charities--New York (State)--New York
  • Foster children--United States--History
  • Orphanages--New York (State)--New York
  • Orphans--New York (State)--New York
  • Social service--New York (State)--New York
  • Social work administration--New York (State)--New York
  • Social work with children--New York (State)--New York--History
  • Social work with youth--New York (State)--New York--History
  • Vocational education--United States
  • Women's Shelters--New York (State)--New York

Subject Places

  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Delaware County (N.Y)
  • Demarest (N.J.)
  • Masonville (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Yonkers (N.Y.)