Minute Book of the Negro Business League of Topeka and Shawnee County (Kan.)
Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS C86
The Minute Book of the Negro Business League of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas, provides meeting and membership information for a chapter of the National Negro Business League, a former name of the National Business League.
- 1911 - 1914
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History of Negro Business League of Topeka and Shawnee County [Kansas]
The Negro Business League Topeka and Shawnee County was formed in August 1911. As stated in the League's Constitution, the organization's purpose was "to stimulate greater activity and growth in business enterprises" among area African Americans. The organization provided support for those already in business and encouraged others to begin businesses. The Topeka and Shawnee County branch was part of the larger National Negro Business League, founded by Booker T. Washington in 1900 and now called the National Business League.
1 volume ; 21 x 13.5 cm
Scope and Contents
The Negro Business League of Topeka and Shawnee County Minute Book dates from 1911 to 1914. The book includes the League's Constitution, Charter, Meeting Minutes, and, at the back, Roster and Dues Collected listings. The book is somewhat fragile.
RH MS C86
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Flossie Holland, 1992
- Guide to the Negro Business League of Topeka and Shawnee County Collection
- Minute Book of the Negro Business League of Topeka and Shawnee County (Kan.)
- Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2006 Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2006
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- Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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- Preferred citation
Negro Business League of Topeka and Shawnee County Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS C86, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries