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Midland Rural Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 854

Overview

This collection contains the minutes and treasury records of the Midland Rural Club of Lawrence (Douglas County), Kansas, a women's club which formed on January 24, 1904 for the mutual enjoyment of its members and was in existence through May 18, 1978.

Dates

  • 1939 - 1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

History of the Midland Rural Club

The Midland Rural Club of Lawrence (Douglas County), Kansas was a women's club which formed on January 24, 1904, holding its first meeting on that date. Its stated purpose was for the mutual enjoyment of its members and their families, and its membership was limited to fifteen active members. The club members elected officers and held meetings at the homes of members through May 18, 1978.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Scope and Contents

The records of the Midland Rural Club of Lawrence (Douglas County), Kansas include its treasurer's book of receipts and expenses for the period 1939 to 1978 and its book of meeting minutes from 1966 to 1978. Two folders contain various loose inserts (the club constitution, bylaws, member obituaries, funeral services, notices of wedding anniversaries) from the treasury and minute books.

Physical Location

RH MS 854

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mrs. Leo Ousdahl, 1992

Title
Guide to the Midland Rural Club Collection
Subtitle
Midland Rural Club records
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2007; Finding aid encoded by mh, 2007
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/6143344747
Preferred citation
Midland Rural Club (Lawrence, Kan.), Midland Rural Club records, Kansas Collection, RH MS 854, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334