Leland Hamilton Jenks

Leland Hamilton Jenks

Fellow: Awarded 1936
Field of Study: Economic History

Competition: US & Canada

Wellesley College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

JENKS, LELAND HAMILTON:  Appointed for studies for the migration of British capital from 1875 to 1914; tenure, eight months from February 1, 1937.

Born April 10, 1892, at Ottawa, Kansas.  Education:  Ottawa University, A.B., 1913; University of Kansas, A.M., 1914; Columbia University, Ph.D., 1927. London School of Economics, 1920–21.

Instructor in History, 1917–18, University of Minnesota; Assistant Professor of History and Political and Social Science, 1919–20, Clark College; Associate Professor of History and Social and Economic Institutions, 1923–25, Amherst College; Professor of History, 1926–30, Rollins College; Professor of Social Institutions, 1930—, Wellesley College.

Publications:  The Migration of British Capital to 1875, 1927; Our Cuban Colony, 1928. Editor of The Future of Party Government, 1929. Articles in American Mercury, American Review, Nation, Revista Bimestre Cubana. Contributor to New Tactics in Social Conflict, Essays in Intellectual History dedicated to James Harvey Robinson, Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences, The Caribbean Area, Problems of the New Cuba.

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