Miscellaneous letters and papers of Dorothy Mary Leak

Scope and Content

Contents include: (1) Diaries; (2) Letters to Miss Leak; (3) Various documents relating to her life and professional career; (4) Gardening diaries from 1944 to 1987; (5) Accounts of her travels in Britain and abroad; (6) Other miscellaneous memorabilia

Administrative / Biographical History

Dorothy Mary Leak (1903-1989) was a sub-librarian in the Brotherton Library, University of Leeds, until her retirement in 1968

Access Information

Access is unrestricted with the exception of the diaries, which are closed until 2019

Acquisition Information

The gift of the executors of Miss Leak, October 1989


Mainly in English

Other Finding Aids

Contents are listed in Handlist 114