London Conference Project Research Papers, 1917-1919

(1 box, ca. 100 items; 0.5 linear ft.)

RG 5/075


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Abstract
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.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND 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.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT 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.


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Subjects
  • Bibliographies.
  • Congresses and conventions -- Great Britain.
  • French language -- Bibliography.
  • French literature -- Bibliography.
  • Friends World Conference (1st: 1920: London, England)
  • Great Britain -- Congresses and conventions.
  • London (England) -- Congresses and conventions.
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Religious aspects.
  • Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends.
  • Quakers -- United States.
  • Questionnaires.
  • Society of Friends -- Congresses.
  • Society of Friends -- History.
  • Society of Friends -- United States.
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects.
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Jenkins, T. Atkinson (Thomas Atkinson), 1868-1935.
Credits
Processed by: FHL staff
Date: 2001
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Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

2 folders:

Bibliography of writings of T. Atkinson Jenkins Folder 1

London Conference Project:

Form letter sent to Hicksite Meeting to investigate their attitude during the Mexican and Civil Wars: Folder 2

London Conference Project: Attitudes towards voluntering and conscription Folder 2

London Conference Project: Actions of meetings on individual cases of members Folder 2

London Conference Project: Conspicuous cases in which Friends perfomred services to mitigate suffering due to war. Folder 2

Correspondence from Quaker meetings: Baltimore, Iowa, Indiana, New England, New York, Philadelphia, Virginia. Folder 2

Notes collected by T. Jenkins for project Folder 2

Clippings Folder 2