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


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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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.

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.

Donor: Unknown, before 1940

Stored in Record Group 5.

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Bibliography of writings of T. Atkinson Jenkins.
Box 1 Folder 1
London Conference Project: Attitudes towards voluntering and conscription.
Box 1 Folder 2
London Conference Project: Actions of meetings on individual cases of members.
Box 1 Folder 2
London Conference Project: Conspicuous cases in which Friends perfomred services to mitigate suffering due to war.
Box 1 Folder 2
Correspondence from Quaker meetings: Baltimore, Iowa, Indiana, New England, New York, Philadelphia, Virginia.
Box 1 Folder 2
Notes collected by T. Jenkins for project.
Box 1 Folder 2
Box 1 Folder 2

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