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Letter from the Juvenile Improvement Club (Kansas City, Mo.) to Edward & Sunderland

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P672

Overview

An October 29, 1917 letter from the Juvenile Improvement Club of Kansas City, Missouri (later the Boys Club of Kansas City), soliciting funds to relieve indebtedness of its Boys' Hotel. The club's letter is written to the company of Edward & Sunderland.

Dates

  • October 29, 1917

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

History of the Juvenile Improvement Club

The organization called the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City was originally organized as the Juvenile Improvement Club in 1912 in response to a need for better services for young boys. The name of the organization was later changed to the Boys Club of Kansas City, which opened its first community-based site, the John T. Thornberry Boys and Girls Club, in 1935. The club admitted girls to full and equal membership in 1976, and the club's name was changed to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas.

Extent

1 folder (1-page letter )

Language of Materials

English

Scope and Contents

This typed, one-page letter of October 29, 1917 from the Juvenile Improvement Club of Kansas City, Missouri (later the Boys Club of Kansas City), is written to the company of Edward & Sunderland. The letter, on club letterhead, is a solicitation for cash donations to relieve indebtedness of the club's Boys' Hotel due to military enlistment of many its older occupants, leaving one hundred younger occupants in need of continued assistance. On the letter reverse is a reproduced photograph of the Boys' Hotel.

Physical Location

RH MS P672

Title
Guide to the Juvenile Improvement Club (Kansas City, Mo.) letter
Subtitle
Letter from the Juvenile Improvement Club (Kansas City, Mo.) to Edward & Sunderland
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2006 Finding aid encoded by mh, 2006
Date
2006
Description rules
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Language of description
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Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4709897639
Preferred citation
Letter from the Juvenile Improvement Club (Kansas City, Mo.) to Edward & Sunderland, October 29, 1917, Kansas Collection, RH MS P672, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

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