Elizabeth Marsh Jensen papers
Scope and Contents
Collection includes biographical information about Jensen (including her 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, including her work with Spanish Civil War refugees. 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 Jensen spent at the Quaker adult study center in England (Woodbrooke) and at the Quaker adult study center in the United States (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, Daniel Jensen, Richard Cheney, Clifford Hansen, Gale McGee, Alan Simpson, 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 Viños, Ruth Ivor, Anna Brinton, Howard Brinton, Henry Hodgkin, and Jonathan Rhoads.
- Jensen, Elizabeth Marsh, 1900-1999 (Person)
Biographical / Historical
Daniel Jensen (1893-1971) attended Wesleyan University and worked in several capacities for the YMCA. After 1929, he started in the ranching business. He also worked for AFSC for two years among Spanish refugees in Mexico, 1940-1941. He served as YMCA secretary in Omaha, Chicago, Monterey, and Mexico.
(Biographical information from registration forms for the Fourth Friends World Conference, 1967; In Memoriam for Daniel Jensen; EMJ obituary in Friends Journal, February, 2000; and other internal evidence)
5.5 Linear Feet (11 boxes)
- Elizabeth Marsh Jensen papers, 1912-1989
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- October 2020: Reboxed and information updated by Ella Coulton
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