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Papers of the Linwood Child Conservation Club

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1212

Overview

Papers and scrapbook for the Linwood Child Conservation Club. The collection primarily encompasses the Linwood club's Scholarship Fund. There are a number of letters from scholarship recipients, newspaper clippings and photographs noting the organization's community work.

Dates

  • 1937 - 1965

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

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

History of the Linwood Child Conservation Club

The Linwood Child Conservation Club was a philanthropic organization in Linwood, Kansas. In 1937, the organization created their Scholarship Fund by sponsoring a musicale to raise money. The organization presented their first scholarship that same year. The Club continued to fundraise to support the scholarship program, presenting students scholarships well into the 1960s.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 box + 1 oversize box)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

RH MS 1212

Physical Location

RH MS Q329

Title
Guide to the Linwood Child Conservation Club Collection
Subtitle
Papers of the Linwood Child Conservation Club
Author
Finding aid prepared by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by skt, 2010
Date
2010
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/10407/4948805495
Preferred citation
Linwood Child Conservation Club Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1212, 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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