University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John Carmichael Jenkins Family Papers, 1836-1900



Descriptive Summary

Creator Jenkins, John Carmichael
Title JENKINS (JOHN CARMICHAEL) 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.
Accession Number 85-311
Extent 5 in.
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

Access Restrictions

Urestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Jenkins, John Carmichael, 1809-1855--Archives.
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870.
Subjects (Organizations)
Washington College (Lexington, Va.)
Elgin Plantation (Miss.)
Places
Adams County (Miss.)--History--Sources.
Subjects
Cotton growing--Mississippi--History--Sources.
Plantation owners--Mississippi--Adams County--
History--Sources.
Plantations--Mississippi--Adams County--History--Sources.
Other Names
Jenkins, Alice D.--Archives.
Jenkins, John F.--Archives.
Jenkins family--Archives.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Carmichael Jenkins Family Papers, 1836-1900, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Financial records:

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



 

Correspondence:

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2E510 John F. Jenkins, 1860-1895 and undated
Alice D. Jenkins, 1863-1887 and undated



 

Reports:

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



 

Printed material:

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2E510 Newspaper clippings, 1886 and undated



 

Oversized material:

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2.325/V23 Exchange market reports, 1879, 1894