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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
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


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Subject Names

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

Document Type

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

Subject Organizations

  • Hopewell Society of Brooklyn
  • Leake and Watts Orphan House in the City of New York
  • Leake & Watts Services
  • Orphans' Home and Asylum of the Protestant Episcopal Church in New York
  • Sevilla-Hopewell Society
  • Sevilla Home for Children
  • 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.)