Leo W. Jenkins Papers

University Archives #90-06

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Leo W. Jenkins Papers
    Repository: East Carolina University Archives
    Language: English
    Extent: 8.0 Linear feet,
  • Description

    Collection contains personal effects of Leo Jenkins including awards, plaques, military honors, photographs, and political cartoons.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Leo Jenkins served as the fifth President and first Chancellor of East Carolina University. A schoolteacher and Marine before becoming an administration under John Messick, he is credited with presiding over the most expansive period of growth for East Carolina. His tenure saw the addition of a medical school, acceptance into Division I athletics, and major increases in enrollment.

  • Administrative Information
    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open to the public without restrictions.

    Copyright Notice

    Property rights and copyright reside with East Carolina University. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item Description and date]. Leo Jenkins Collection. UA90-06. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Container List

  • Political Cartoon Scrapbook, 1960-1975
    And After These We'll Take in Wilmington College
    They Couldn't Take Dr. Carter's Little Pill
    Nothing Like a Good Spanking
    I Think It's Something You Swallowed
    I Think Jenkins, Friday, and West Are Acting Like Kids
    My Favorite Fool
    Moment of Truth
    Jenkins' ECU Med School Effort
    Off With His Head!
    Quit Picking on Me or I'll Take my Ball and Go Home!, July 1, 1975
    Steam Rollers, April 1, 1967
    The Fountainhead Staff was Cordially Invited to Dr. Jenkins House on October 26, 1971, November 2, 1971
    The Gospel According to Privette
    The 'Case' for an ECU Med School Now
    ECU Med School vs. NCSU Vet School
    The Chapel Hill Weekly Opening Gavel
    I could help Mama with the work if..., 1974
    All Good Things Must End
    Yes, There's Nothing Like the Rough and Tumble of Competition, 1971
    Tonite, Leo Jenkins, September 28, 1971
    The Good Ship Higher Education
    Leo Jenkins, April 25, 1970
    Julius Leo, Spring 1968
    Jenkins and the News and Observer Editor
    "Full Steam Ahead..."
    Leo Jenkins, July 3, 1975
    A new-Found Sense of Unity, May 11, 1970
    A Case of Over-Reaction
    Three-Letter Man, April 4, 1967
    Logic of the "Emerging East"
    Free Alice Cooper
    And I Don't Get Copy, I'll Go To Court, Ferbruary 26, 1967
    Yes Sir, Leo, Things Are Finally Coming Your Way
    Doc Leo's Magic Med School Potion
    Eastern NC Democrats
    Leo Jenkins Knight, 1973
    ECU and Legislature

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Sensitive Materials Statement

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection, without the consent of those individuals, may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which East Carolina University assumes no responsibility.

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