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West Side Study Club records

Call Number: RH MS 296


The collection of the West Side Study Club consists of program booklets (1901-1978), historian's reports (1902-1962), secretary's books (1905-1962), an account book (1915-1966), yearbook of Federation of Clubs (1921-1924), and remembrances by members.


  • Creation: 1902 - 1978


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 West Side Study Club

The West Side Study Club of Lawrence, Kansas was organized January 7, 1901, by Mrs. Susan B. Goddring, Mrs. H.B. Asher, and Mrs. George Eike. The club became and remained a part of the Lawrence Federation of Clubs until 1942. The first year's work was devoted to the study of American literature. Since that time a large variety of subjects has been studied by the members.


1.5 Linear Feet (3 document cases)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 296

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, West Side Study Club, April 1980.

Guide to the West Side Study Club Collection
West Side Study Club records
Finding aid prepared by jm, May 1980. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
West Side Study Club records, Kansas Collection, RH MS 296, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States