Olivia Jenkins



Olivia Jenkins

Birth Date

July 7, 1990 (Newcastle, Ontario)

Biographical Text

Olivia Jenkins is a young, budding historian from the village of Newcastle, Ontario. She received her Bachelor Honours in History with a focus on Canadian Military History from Trent University in 2014. Following her undergraduate program Olivia obtained a Graduate Certificate in Legal Research and Information Management. She then amalgamated her love for history and collection management to pursue a Master's Degree in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management here at Ryerson University. Once again her focus in the program is on Canadian Military History, as can be seen in her chapter “Shooting” the Great War: Kodak Cameras and the First World War, which can be found in this exhibition's publication. Starting in January 2019 Olivia will be completing a residency at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa where she will be finishing her thesis for the program on the topic of Canadian soldier-made photographic albums from WW1.


“Olivia Jenkins,” KODAK CANADA: The Early Years (1899-1939) Exhibition, accessed April 15, 2024, https://kodakcanada.omeka.net/items/show/7.