University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

John Carmichael Jenkins Family Papers, 1836-1900



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jenkins, John Carmichael, 1809-1855
Title: John Carmichael Jenkins family papers
Dates: 1836-1900
Abstract: John Carmichael Jenkins was a planter in Adams County, Mississippi. Financial records, correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings relate to the family and estate of Jenkins, his son John F. and his daughter Alice. The Jenkins Family Papers form part of the Natchez Trace Collection.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00049
Extent: 5 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

John Carmichael Jenkins was a planter in Adams County, Mississippi.


Scope and Contents

Financial records, correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings relate to the family and estate of Jenkins, his son John F. and his daughter Alice. Included are receipts from Alice's mercantile purchases; a stock book for Elgin, the family plantation; a letterpress book and reports signed by Robert E. Lee while president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Jenkins, Alice D.
Jenkins, John Carmichael, 1809-1855
Jenkins, John F.
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Family Names
Jenkins (Family)
Corporate Names
Washington College (Lexington, Va.)
Subjects
Cotton growing
History--Sources
Plantation owners
Plantations
Places
Mississippi

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Carmichael Jenkins Family Papers, Natchez Trace Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1985-311


Detailed Description of the Collection

Financial records

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2E510 [SRH1230006585] John C. Jenkins, 1836-1856, undated
Stock book for Elgin, 1842-1849
Alice D. Jenkins
1857-1866
1867-1869, undated
John F. Jenkins, 1867-1894, undated
W. D. Jenkins, 1879
Winchester Jenkins, 1899-1900
John C. Jenkins, 1899, 1900
Letterpress book, 1894-1898



Correspondence

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2E510 [SRH1230006585] John F. Jenkins, 1860-1895, undated
Alice D. Jenkins, 1863-1887, undated



Reports

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2E510 [SRH1230006585] John F. Jenkins, Washington College, Lexington, Virginia, 1867-1868



Printed material

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2E510 [SRH1230006585] Newspaper clippings, 1886, undated



Oversized material

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2.325/V23 [SRH1230002560] Exchange market reports, 1879, 1894