Leo W. Jenkins papers

University Archives #UA90-06
Physical description
8 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
[Item description]. Leo Jenkins papers.  UA90-06, Box [number].  University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
East Carolina University Archives
The collection is open for research use.

Biographical/historical information

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.

Scope and arrangement

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

Administrative information
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Container list
Box 1 Political Cartoon Scrapbook, 1960-1975
Box 2 "Welcome Home Leo" Banner, 1946
Box 4 Assorted medals

contains military medals and Methodist Church medals

UA90.06.04.01 Leo Jenkins Sketch, undated
Box 2 National Defense Executive Reserve, undated
Box 2 Appointment to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves certificate, 1957
Box 2 Autographed Cartoon, undated