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Edna Leasenfeld Collection

Collection Number
SC 356

OCLC Number

Edna May Leasenfeld, 1887-1972

Purchased from Alibris in 2001.

Extent, Scope, and Content Note 
The collection consists of one photo album (1.5 linear ft.) that documents Edna May Bogart Leasenfeld's family life and travels from 1942 to 1960. Geographic coverage in New York includes Lattington, Jamaica (Queens), Locust Valley, Sullivan County, Greene County, Hyde Park, and Staatsburg-on-Hudson. Her travels also took her to the Caribbean and Central America, as well as to Florida, Pennsylvania, Maine and Massachusetts.

Arrangement and Processing Note
Finding aid updated and revised by Kristen J. Nyitray in August 2019.


Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.  

Edna Leasonfeld Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Historical Note
Edna May Bogart Leasenfeld was born on September 29, 1887 and died on October 27, 1972. She lived in Jamaica, Queens, New York and was married to Carl A. Leasenfeld on April 17, 1909. Her sons were named Charles J. and George. According to her obituary published The New York Times on October 29, 1972, she was an active member of the Jamaica Women’s Club.

Leasenfeld, Edna May, -- 1887-1972 -- Family.
Leasenfeld, Edna May, -- 1887-1972 -- Travel.
Jamaica (New York, N.Y.)
Families -- New York (State) -- Queens County.
Voyages and travels.
New York (State) -- New York -- Jamaica.
New York (State) -- Queens County.