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T. Atkinson Jenkins Research for Friends World Conference (London, 1920)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-075

Scope and Contents

This collection contains chiefly correspondence, questionnaires, notes, clippings, and other papers, relating to Jenkins's collection of information on Friends' attitudes to the Mexican and Civil wars, information which was designed to be part of the reassessment of the Quaker peace testimony in preparation for the first Friends World Conference (London, 1920). Also includes bibliography of Jenkins' writings on French language and literature.

Dates

  • 1917-1919

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

T. Atkinson Jenkins (Thomas Atkinson) was born May 24, 1868, the son of Howard Malcolm and Mary Anna (Atkinson) Jenkins. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1887, received a degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 188, and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins in 1894. He married Marian Magill in 1894. He was a professor emeritus at the University of Chicago and died March 24, 1935, at Berkeley, California.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box (ca. 100 items))

Language

English

Overview

T. Atkinson Jenkins (1868-1935) was a Quaker and a university professor. The collection contains chiefly correspondence, questionnaires, notes, clippings, and other papers, relating to Jenkins's collection of information on Friends' attitudes to the Mexican and Civil wars, information which was designed to be part of the reassessment of the Quaker peace testimony in preparation for the first Friends World Conference (London, 1920). Also includes bibliography of Jenkins' writings on French language and literature.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Unknown, before 1940

Processing Information

Stored in Record Group 5.
Title
Friends World Conference Research Papers, 1917-1919
Author
FHL staff
Date
2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

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