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Lois Lewis papers

Call Number: RH MS 1101


The Lois Lewis papers are those of a Topeka, Kansas resident whose family was active in the city's Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter.


  • Creation: 1960s-1970s


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 Lois Lewis

Lois Lewis was a resident of Topeka, Kansas. Her family, especially her aunt Altha Perkins, was highly active in the Alpha Iota Omega chapter (Topeka, KS) of Alpha Kappa Alpha.


1 Linear Feet (1 box + 1 folder, 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

The Papers of Lois Lewis date from the 1960s to 1970s and consist of a scrapbook, a program, and clippings. Items are arranged alphabetically. Photographs from the Collection are located at RH MS-P 1101 and RH MS-P 1101(f).

Physical Location

RH MS 1101

Physical Location

RH MS-P 1101

Physical Location

RH MS-P1101 (f)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Lois Lewis, 1990

Related Materials

Topeka Public Schools Photograph Collection. Gift, Lois Lewis, 1990, at RH PH 151 (Spencer Library, Kansas Collection).

Guide to the Lois Lewis Collection
Lois Lewis papers
Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2008; revised by, cl 2010; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2008
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Language of description
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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
Lois Lewis Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1101, 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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