Manuscript Group Richard C. Jenkinson (1853 – 1930), Manufacturer Scrapbook, 1861 – 1922
862. JENKINSON, RICHARD C.
(1853- 1930), manufacturer.
Scrapbook, 1861-1922. 1 vol.
Contains correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning a
Newark manufacturer of metal products who was active in civic
and political affairs. He served as president of the Newark
Chamber of Commerce and as Federal Fuel Administrator for New
Jersey. His wife, Emily CoeJenkinson, was active in the Y.W.C.A.
and the New Jersey Urban League for Social Work among
Negroes. Included are letters of Walter E. Edge, Franklin Murphy,
and Beatrice Winser.