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Josephine M. White papers

Call Number: RH MS 1099


The Josephine M. White papers are those of a longtime Lawrence, Kansas resident who was active in her community and worked with the University of Kansas' sorority houses.


  • Creation: 1938 - 1989


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Josephine M. White

Josephine M. White was born in 1903 to Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins. She married in 1931 at the Ninth St. Missionary Baptist Church in Lawrence, Ks. While living in Lawrence, White worked at the Pi Phi Sorority house. She was also a member and President of the Stitch and Chatter Art Club. White moved to San Jose, California in 1995 and died there June 25, 1997.


.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

The Papers of Josephine M. White date from 1938 to 1989 and are arranged in a single series. They consist of programs and a minutes notebook. Folder arrangement is alphabetical. Photographs from the Collection are located at RH MS-P 1099. Copy negatives are available for some images.

Physical Location

RH MS 1099

Physical Location

RH MS-P 1099

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Josephine M. White, 1989, 1990

Guide to the Josephine M. White Collection
Josephine M. White papers
Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2008.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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Preferred citation
Josephine M. White Collection, RH MS 1099, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States