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Register of the George D. Jenkins papers
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Description
Writings, notes, correspondence, minutes of meetings, ordinances, reports, pamphlets, clippings, other printed matter, and data cards relating to political, economic, cultural, and social affairs in Nigeria, in general, and Ibadan and the Yoruba, in particular. Includes drafts of a book, The Price of Liberty, by Kenneth W. J. Post and George D. Jenkins.
Background
George D. Jenkins, an American political scientist, was born in Wyoming in 1934. After receiving his B.A. from Whittier College in California, he went to Berlin as a social worker. He served in a refugee camp for two years, which led to a year at the Otto Suhr Institut (Hochschule fuer Politik) at the Free University of Berlin, with a German Academic Exchange Fellowship in 1958 and 1959.
Extent
35 manuscript boxes, 4 card file boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 23 microfilm reels (21.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.