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Geraldine Cox Leatherock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-174

Scope and Contents

The main item in the collection is a scrapbook kept during Leatherock's time at Earlham 1919-1923. Also included are clippings about her later life; alumni materials; and a few photographs of the Cox family.

Dates

  • 1880-1973
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1919-1923
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2011

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Biographical or Historical Information

Geraldine Cox was born in Bartholomew County, Indiana, in 1901, the daughter of John M. and Victoria (Parker) Cox. After graduating from Earlham College in 1923, she returned to Bartholomew County, where she married Ira Leatherock. On her death in 1989, her bequest established the Leatherock Chair in Quaker Studies in the Earlham School of Religion.

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Extent

1.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of material relating to the life of Garaldine Cox Leatherock (1901-1989), Earlham College class of 1923 and and a Friend of Sand Creek-Aazalia Meeting in Batholomew County, Indiana.

Arrangement Note

Topical.

Source of Acquisition

Ralph M. Comfort

Method of Acquisition

Gift
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
Thomas Hamm
Date
04/27/2012
Description rules
Other Unmapped
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
und

Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository

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