Tennola Literary Club records
The Tennola Literary Club was organized by a group of women in Lawrence, Kansas dedicated to the mutual improvement of its members in literature, domestic science, and current events. The collection mostly consists of yearbooks and meeting minutes. The yearbooks provide membership information in addition to brief details about meetings to be held that year.
- 1902 - 2015
- Tennola Literary Club (Lawrence, Kan.) (Organization)
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History of Tennola Literary Club
The Tennola Literary Club was organized by women in Lawrence, Kansas in the spring of 1902. The name, Tennola, was acquired through combining the abbreviations of the three streets on which the original members resided: Tennessee, Ohio, and Louisiana. The purpose of the Tennola Club was "the mutual improvement of its members in literature, domestic science, and current events."
1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes + 11 volumes)
Language of Materials
RH MS 55
RH MS 778
RH MS C39
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Mrs. J.W. Twente and Mrs. Hovey Hanna, 1964; additional gifts from club members; Jean Milstead, 2016, 2018.
- Guide to the Tennola Literary Club Collection
- Tennola Literary Club records
- Finding aid prepared by pg, mw, lgg, 1975. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004. Revised by cl, 2010; bas, 2018; mwh, 2021.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Tennola Literary Club records, RH MS 55, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States