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Alfred S. Jenkins grocery store documents

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS742f

Scope and Content

This collection contains receipts, business licenses, and contracts from Alfred S. Jenkins' grocery and butcher store. Also included are a druggists' certificate and a letter of appreciation from the Fulton County Medical Board for his son, Matthew K. Jenkins, a doctor and pharmacist.

Dates

  • 1882-1956

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Alfred S. Jenkins (1842-1910) was an Atlanta businessman who owned a grocery store on Old Wheat Street, which later became Auburn Avenue. He married Millie Jenkins (1842-1884) and they had one son: Matthew K. Jenkins (1869-1956). During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army as a private. He also served as a deacon at the Jackson Hill Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional biographical information about Alfred S. Jenkins has not been determined.

Extent

3 folder(s)

Language

English

System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1991

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.
Title
Alfred S. Jenkins grocery store documents
Author
Rebecca Grieco
Date
November 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
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