1871-1952.Origination : Kenkel, Frederick, 1863-1952.
Gift of Eleanor Kenkel, 1952 and 1965; one box gift of Philip Gleason, 1968.
Frederick Kenkel Papers (KNA), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
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.
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.