Frederick Kenkel Papers
Scope and Content
Correspondence, speeches, reports, and other papers; with material on the Kenkel family, clippings, maps, notebooks, a reel of microfilm containing letters from Kenkel to Joseph Matt (1906-1913), photographs of Kenkel and members of his family and books from Kenkel's library.
Correspondents include Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, John A. Ryan, Congressman John J. Cochran, and Brother Joseph Dutton. Extensive family correspondence includes letters from those serving in World War I and World War II.
- Creation: 1871-1952.
Language of Materials
Sociologist and journalist, managing editor of Amerika (1905-1920), a German newspaper in St. Louis; director of the Central Bureau of the Catholic Central Verein of America (1909-1952) and editor of its journal Central Blatt and Social Justice; member of the board of governors of United Charities of St. Louis, Catholic Association for International Peace, Catholic Conference on Industrial Problems, National Catholic Charity Conference, Catholic Rural Life Conference, and Catholic Anthropology Conference; served on the executive committee of Catholic Charities of St. Louis.
8.5 linear feet. 10 linear inches of photographs. 1 reel of microfilm. 10 linear feet of printed material.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Eleanor Kenkel, 1952 and 1965; one box gift of Philip Gleason, 1968.
- Kenkel, Frederick, 1863-1952 (Person)
- Kenkel Family (Family)
- Matt, Joseph, 1877-1966. (Person)
- Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. (Person)
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 (Person)
- Ryan, John Augustine, 1869-1945. (Person)
- Cochran, John J. (John Joseph), 1880-1947. (Person)
- Dutton, Joseph, 1843-1931 (Person)
- Catholic Central Verein of America (Organization)
- National Catholic Rural Life Conference (U.S.) (Organization)
- Frederick Kenkel Papers
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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