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Alfred S. Jenkins grocery store documents

Identifier: ahc.MSS742f

Scope and Content

This collection contains receipts, business licenses, and contracts from Alfred S. Jenkins' grocery and butcher store. Also included are a druggists' certificate and a letter of appreciation from the Fulton County Medical Board for his son, Matthew K. Jenkins, a doctor and pharmacist.


  • 1882-1956


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Alfred S. Jenkins (1842-1910) was an Atlanta businessman who owned a grocery store on Old Wheat Street, which later became Auburn Avenue. He married Millie Jenkins (1842-1884) and they had one son: Matthew K. Jenkins (1869-1956). During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army as a private. He also served as a deacon at the Jackson Hill Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional biographical information about Alfred S. Jenkins has not been determined.


3 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1991

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.
Alfred S. Jenkins grocery store documents
Rebecca Grieco
November 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305