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Unsigned speech on agriculture by Albert Gallatin Jenkins and items relating to daughter Margaret comprise most of the collection. Includes photographs of General Jenkins and the Homestead at Greenbottom, West Virginia, a letter from Margaret Jenkins to the students of the Upper Greenbottom School (1934) and also newspaper clippings about the controversial use of the home site by the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources.


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The Jenkins Family Papers manuscript collection is comprised of Accession Numbers 0052, 0136, and 0512. These collections have been merged under accession 0052.

Access and Use

For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343


Span Dates: 1860-1989