JENKINS, ALFRED LESESNE, 1916-
Alfred Lesesne Jenkins papers, 1951-1980

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zh35


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jenkins, Alfred Lesesne, 1916-
Title: Alfred Lesesne Jenkins papers, 1951-1980
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 681
Extent: 5 linear ft. (10 boxes), 1 oversized papers box (OP), and AV Masters: 2.5 linear ft. (5 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of foreign service officer Alfred le Sesne Jenkins including correspondence, family and legal papers, writings, speeches and interviews, printed material, and audio-visual materials.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access audiovisual materials in this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 1972 with subsequent additions.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Alfred Lesesne Jenkins papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Virginia J. H. Cain, May 1990.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Alfred le Sesne Jenkins, foreign service officer, lecturer, and writer, was born September 14, 1916, in Manchester, Georgia. He was a graduate of Emory University (1938; LLD., 1973), and Duke University (M.Ed., 1946) and was a student at the University of Chicago's National War College. Jenkins was in the United States Foreign Service (1946-1974) and served in China (1946-1955) and Saudi Arabia (1955). He was also on the U.S. National Security Council (1966-1969); was Chief Liason Officer in Peking, China (1973-1974); and was awarded the Superior Service Award from the U.S. State Department (1973). He worked as a freelance writer after 1974.

Alfred le Sesne Jenkins, foreign service officer, lecturer, and writer, was born September 14, 1916, in Manchester, Georgia. He was a graduate of Emory University (1938; LLD., 1973), and Duke University (M.Ed., 1946) and was a student at the University of Chicago's National War College. Jenkins was in the United States Foreign Service (1946-1974) and served in China (1946-1955) and Saudi Arabia (1955). He was also on the U.S. National Security Council (1966-1969); was Chief Liason Officer in Peking, China (1973-1974); and was awarded the Superior Service Award from the U.S. State Department (1973). He worked as a freelance writer after 1974.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Alfred le Sesne Jenkins from 1951-1980. The collection includes correspondence (1951-1973), family and legal papers, writings, speeches and interviews, clippings, financial papers, itineraries, printed material, notebooks, visual materials, sound recordings, and memorabilia. Materials pertain to Jenkins's family; his writings, speeches, and interviews; his practice of Transcendental Meditation; a 1958 trip to Africa; and his part in President Nixon's visit to China (1972). Visual materials include photographs, slides, postcards, and videotapes. Sound recordings include audiotapes, audio cassettes, and reel-to-reel tapes.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, 1951 February 14 - 1964 December
1 2 Correspondence, 1965 May 26 - 1973 March 21 and n.d.
1 3 Photographs: Family
1 4 Photographs: College (including reunions) and business
1 5 Photographs: Army
1 6 Photographs: Travel
OP1 1 Photograph: Travel (unidentified)
1 7 Photograph: Family and legal papers
2 1 Writings: "Present United States Policy Toward China". The Department of State Bulletin (Vol. XXX, no. 774), 26 April 1954
2 2 "The United States and a Divided China". The Department of State Bulletin (Vol. XXX, no. 780), 7 June 1954
2 3 "Present United States Policy Towards China". The Annals of the American Academy of Political Science (Vol. 204, "America and a New Asia"), July 1954
2 4 "China and the Stakes in Asia". The Department of State Bulletin (Vol. XXXII, no. 810), 3 January 1955.
2 5 Speeches and interviews
2 6 Alfred Jenkins Day in Georgia, 12 May 1972 (Emory University Special Events file containing clippings, biographical information, memoranda, correspondence, etc.)
2 7 Clippings
2 8 Clippings
2 9 Clippings from 1936 Emory Campus yearbook
3 1 Bills, receipts, travel vouchers, etc.
3 2 Itineraries, press releases, memoranda, etc.
3 3 Itineraries, press releases, memoranda, etc.
3 4 Official awards, documents, official cards (includes documents from Alfred Jenkins Day in Georgia, 1972)
3 5 Printed programs, invitations, etc.
3 6 Printed programs, invitations, etc.
3 7 Materials re National War College-sponsored trip to Africa, 1958
Trips to China, 1972
4 1 Correspondence
4 2 Clippings
4 3 Clippings
4 4 Clippings
4 5 Printed programs, invitations, official cards, etc.
4 6 Photographs, souvenir, slides, postcards, etc.
4 7 President Nixon's Visit to People's Republic of China, February 1972 (Detailed schedule - pocket sized notebook)
5 1 Official itineraries, press releases, memoranda, etc.
5 2 Official itineraries, press releases, memoranda, etc.
5 3 Official itineraries, press releases, memoranda, etc.
5 4 Official itineraries, press releases, memoranda, etc.
5 5 Official itineraries, press releases, memoranda. etc.
5 6 President Nixon's Visit to People's Republic of China, February 1972 (Detailed schedule - full sized notebook, contains Department of State Peoples Republic of China Fact Book)
OP1 "The New Order of China Hands". Certificate of participation in the Presidential visit to the People's Republic of China, 21-28 November 1972
Audiovisual materials
Videocassette: u-matic
AV1 - Maharishi International University. MIT Symposium July 17-18, 1972, Lecture nos. 9 - 10 (no. by Jenkins)
AV1 - Maharishi International University. MIT Symposium July 17-18, 1972, Lecture no. 10: Comments
AV1 - Maharishi International University. MIT Symposium July 17-18, 1972, Lecture no. 10: Questions and Lecture no. 11
AV1 - United Nations Conference. Academy for S.C.I. New York. February 8, 1975 - Evening session
AV1 - Alfred Jenkins speech: Questions, February 8, 1975
AV1 - American University - Agency for International Development: "Overseas Mission," program 221 with Alfred Jenkins and reporters, "for air June 18, 1975 or after"
AV2 - Tomorrow with Tom Snyder, guests Harold Blumenthal, Alfred Jenkins, Charles Donahue, and Peter McWilliams, August 26, 1975
AV2 - "Creative Intelligence in the Life of Abraham Lincoln," October 10, 1975
AV2 - "Death of Mao". Panorama with host and guests Alfred Jenkins, Robert W. Barnett of the Asia Society, and Harold Hinton of George Washington University, September 9, 1976
AV2 - "Conversations with Alfred Jenkins," KSCI Channel 18, October 1, 1976
AV2 - "Conversations with Alfred Jenkins," KSCI Channel 18, October 2, 1976 - segments 3 and 4
AV2 - "Conversations with Alfred Jenkins," KSCI Channel 18, October 2, 1976 - segment 5
AV3 - Symposium at Maharishi International University, December 12, 1977 "Government in the Age of Enlightenment"
AV3 - "Foreign Affairs in the Age of Enlightenment"
AV3 - "Ameriscope: An American Celebration," 1976
AV3 - China film insert, home movies, circa 1950
Videocassette: VHS
AV3 - "The Peace Process," no date
AV3 - "The Peace Process," no date: Transcript (photocopy)
Audiotapes: open reel
AV4 - "Report from the Department of State" (4-5 minute programs), 1970 August 14
Audiotapes: reel-to-reel
AV4 - "Chinese Communist Politics," 1971 21 September (0830 - I209 - 1L)
AV4 - "Chinese Communist Politics," 1971 21 September (0930 - I210 - 1l - 1QP)
AV4 - American University - Agency for International Development: "Overseas Mission" (program 76, Vol. III) with Alfred Jenkins and reporters, "for air 1972 September 5 or after" (copy 1)
AV4 - American University - Agency for International Development: "Overseas Mission" (program 76, Vol. III) with Alfred Jenkins and reporters, "for air 1972 September 5 or after" (copy 2)
Audiotapes: cassette
AV4 - Alfred Jenkins in Lo Wu, 1973 Apr 14
AV4 - Alfred Jenkins at Bray briefing, 1973 May 4
AV4 - "Normalization of U.S.-China Relations": University Forum with E. Lawson, A.D. Barngtt, and Alfred Jenkins, 1978 Nov 12
AV4 - Pittsburgh Global Press Conference, 1980 September 25
Audiotapes: cassette
AV5 - Unidentified
AV5 - Unidentified
Audiotapes: reel-to-reel
AV5 - Unidentified
AV5 - Unidentified
AV5 - Unidentified
AV5 - Unidentified
AV5 - Unidentified
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