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Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 149

Overview

The Lawrence (Kansas) Business and Professional Women's Club was founded to improve the professional, personal, economic and educational outlook for women. The records of the club include yearbooks, scrapbooks, programs, minutes, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates

  • 1919 - 1995

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 Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club

The Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club was a chapter of the State and National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs. The Lawrence (Kansas) Business and Professional Women's Club was founded to improve the professional, personal, economic and educational outlook for women.

The group was organized in 1919 and became a part of the National Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc in 1922. Having served the interests of its members and its causes for over 75 years, the group voted to disband in 1995.

Extent

7 Linear Feet (15 document cases + 6 oversize boxes, 1 volume)

Physical Location

RH MS 149

Physical Location

RH MS R164

Physical Location

RH MS D300

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club, 1973-2002. Transfer from cataloged materials, 2017.

Related Materials

Kansas Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs. "The Kansas Business Woman." Located at RH Ser D179, Kenneth Spencer Research Library.

Separated Materials

Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club. "Constitution and Bylaws of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Lawrence, Kansas." Located at RH B810, Kenneth Spencer Research Library.
Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club. Newsletters and "BPW newsletter." Located at RH Ser D2956 and RH Ser D2957, Kenneth Spencer Research Library.
Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club. Yearbooks. Located at RH Ser B93, Kenneth Spencer Research Library.

Processing Information

Some materials formerly cataloged at RH D3030, RH D 3032, and RH D3036 have been integrated into the chronological materials at RH MS 149.
Title
Guide to the Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club Collection
Subtitle
Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club records
Author
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2006. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2006; revised by mrm, 2010; revised by bas, 2018.
Date
2006
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/10407/2457337898
Preferred citation
Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club records, Kansas Collection, RH MS 149, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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