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Elizabeth Marsh Jensen papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1154

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, articles and speeches relating to the service work and interests of Elizabeth Marsh Jensen in particular, as well as of her husband, Daniel Jensen.

Collection includes biographical information about EMJ (including EMJ's own summary description of her life written in 1987), and her work, beginning as a teacher, and especially her work for the American Friends Service Committee in the U.S. and Mexico. Materials document the Jensens' life and work on ranches in Colorado and Wyoming, and her political activism. Included is material on the period in 1928 which EMJ spent at the Quaker adult study center in England (Woodbrooke) and at the Quaker adult study center in America (Pendle Hill). The collection documents her work as representative to several Quaker organizations, such as Nebraska Yearly Meeting, Friends Committee on National Legislation and her activities with the Quaker Young Friends group.

Correspondents include: Elizabeth Marsh Jensen and Daniel Jensen, Richard Cheney, Clifford Hansen, Gale McGee, Alan Simpson and Malcolm Wallop, Horace Alexander, Hans Buchinger, Emma Cadbury, Henry Cadbury, Colin Bell, Stephen G. Cary, Harold Chance, Wanneta Chance, Bronson Clark, Eleanor Stabler Clarke, Edwin Duckles, Garnet Guild, Lewis Hoskins, Clarence Pickett, J. Passmore Elkinton, Joan Mary Fry, Herbert Hadley, Alfred Jacob, Elmore Jackson, Margaret Jones, Levi Pennington, Lilly Pickett, Domingo Ricart, Heberto Sein, Suzanne Sein, Gilbert White, E. Raymond Wilson, Asia Bennett, Errol Elliott, Edward F. Snyder, John F. Rich, Jose Ignacio, Indalecio Prieto, Jose Puche, Alfonso Reyes, Herman Reissig, Jose Carner, Gutierre Tibon, Ricardo ViƱos, Ruth Ivor, Anna Brinton, Howard Brinton, Henry Hodgkin, Jonathan Rhoads.

Dates

  • 1912-1989

Extent

11 Linear Feet (16 boxes and 6 packages)

Language

English

Title
Elizabeth Marsh Jensen papers, 1912-1989
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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