Alfred S. Jenkins grocery store documents
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.
- Jenkins, Alfred S. (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
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.
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- Alfred S. Jenkins grocery store documents
- Rebecca Grieco
- November 2019
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.