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Guide to the Jenkins family papers, 1846-1937
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Jenkins Family Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1846-1937
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-I 65
    Creator: Jenkins family
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box and 1 oversize folder
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Deeds, correspondence, and other documents (transcripts and originals) relating to the family's claim to Alcatraz Island.

    Portfolio contains map of San Francisco Bay showing location of Alcatraz, and a tracing of the map.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jenkins family papers, BANC MSS C-I 65, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    These papers, given to the Bancroft Library by Mrs. June J. KInley and Mrs. Anita Ruby Kellogg on February 3, 1961, contain transcripts and originals of documents, deeds, maps and correspondence relating to the family's claim to Alcatraz Island, and include several letters from John Charles Frémont stating his own case for ownership.
    The collection has been arranged chronologically. A calendar and partial list of correspondents follows.