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Guide to the Carolyn Jenkins Collection, RG 93


Listed by: Dieter C. Ullrich
Date: August 2003

Date Span:
1913-1933

Size:
0.25 cubic feet; 50 items.

Number of Boxes:
1/2 document box.

Historical or Biographical Sketch:
Carolyn Jenkins was the daughter of Rufus Lee Jenkins of Auburn, Alabama who was the pharmacist that operated Toomer's Drug Store, a popular college hangout, for close to forty years. She attended Lee County High School from 1925 to 1929 and later Alabama Polytechnic Institute from 1929 to 1933. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in secondary education in 1933. She later moved to Valley in Chambers County, Alabama.

Scope and Content:
Contains the scrapbook, photographs and ephemera of Carolyn Jenkins of Auburn Alabama from 1927 to 1933. Collection Consists of photos and ephemera of Lee County High School and Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn University) during the late 1920's and early 1930's. Includes the pictures of family members, friends and classmates. A leather pocket book commemorating the 1913 homecoming of Alabama Polytechnic Institute is also present in the collection.

Keyword descriptors:
Toomer's Corner Drug Store
Jenkins, Carolyn, d. 1912-2001.
Jenkins, Rufus Lee.
Lee County High School (Auburn, Ala.)
Auburn University
Alabama Polytechnic Institute

Geographical identifiers:
Auburn, Alabama


Item list:
Box 1

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