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Leo W. Jenkins Papers

(University Archives #90-06)

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: Leo W. Jenkins Papers
Repository: East Carolina University Archives
Languages: English
Extent: 8.0 Linear feet.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public without restrictions.

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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.

Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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