Guide to the Oliver P. Jenkins Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0957
Creator: Jenkins, Oliver P. (Oliver Peebles), 1850-1935.
Title: Oliver P. Jenkins papers
Dates: 1869-1930
Physical Description: 0.75 linear foot
Summary: Papers include personal correspondence, 1891-1928; letters of introduction and reference, 1869-1888; reports of his field trips (primarily on fish), 1885-1904; and published and unpublished addresses, pamphlets, and essays, including one on children’s nature study, circa 1920, and one on a visit to California in 1873.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Administrative transfer, 1965.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Oliver P. Jenkins Papers (SC0957). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Oliver Peebles Jenkins was professor and head of the Department of Physiology and Histology, Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University (1891-1916 ; emeritus 1916-1935).

Description of the Collection

Papers include personal correspondence, 1891-1930; letters of introduction and reference, 1869-1888; reports of his field trips (primarily on fish), 1885-1904; and published and unpublished addresses, pamphlets, and essays, including one on children’s nature study, circa 1920, and one on a visit to California in 1873.

Access Terms

Jenkins, Oliver P. (Oliver Peebles), 1850-1935.
Stanford University. Dept. of Physiology and Histology --Faculty.
Stanford University. Hopkins Marine Station.
Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
Essays.
Manuscripts (for publication).
Notes.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence (incoming and outgoing) 1888-1930

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence, outgoing to Ray Lyman Wilbur re OPJ’s pending resignation 1916

Box 1, Folder 3

University training for high school teachers, minutes from meeting held at Stanford circa 1906

Box 1, Folder 4

Journal of the U.S. Fish Commission exploring Virginia, Tennessee and South Carolina (hand-written entries), 1888 July 28-Sept.1

Box 1, Folder 5

Nature Study 1897 – reprint, advertisements, galleys, illustrations

Box 1, Folder 6

Reprints (including one on the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory) 1893-1901

Box 1, Folder 7

Mexican research trip documents 1887

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence regarding research trip to Hawaii 1889

Box 1, Folder 9

Field investigations: fishes collected in Vigo County in 1885-86

Box 1, Folder 10

Field investigations: Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina 1888, and Indiana 1887

Box 1, Folder 11

Field investigations: interval between sounds of astronomical clocks, DePaugh University 1888

Box 1, Folder 12

Field investigations: amelids breeding during July at Pacific Grove circa 1896

Box 1, Folder 13

Field investigations: exploration of Columbia River to locate hatchery sites for Golden Trout circa 1904

Box 1, Folder 14

Miscellaneous manuscripts: “Sailor Spiders on Lake Maxinkuckee”; “The Campus Sickle Bills: Bird Life on the Stanford Campus,” 1920; “In considering the Question of Science as Formal Discipline,” undated; [The History of Medical Education in the United States] undated; and “What constitutes Leadership,” undated

Box 1, Folder 15-16

Untitled manuscript on children’s nature study circa 1925

Box 1, Folder 17-18

Typewritten draft of essay on children’s nature study

Box 2, Folder 1

Research notes, possibly for children’s nature study

Box 2, Folder 2

Essays, unidentified

Box 2, Folder 3

Address: “Life,” Washburn School Address 1909 June 16

Box 2, Folder 4

Address: “The True Degree Conferred by the College and Its Responsibilities,” University of the Pacific 1910 May 24

Box 2, Folder 5

Letters of introduction and reference, with a few certificates 1869-1888

Box 2, Folder 6

Biographical and bibliographical information

Box 2, Folder 7

Biographical essay about California in 1873

Box 2, Folder 8

Webster Dictionary title page and frontispiece 1870

Box 2, Folder 9

Topographical map, California, Merced County, Planada Quadrangle circa 1915