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Lawrence Human Relations Commission records

Call Number: RH MS 1184


This collection of records from the Lawrence Huamn Relations Commission includes a draft of the organization's by-laws, meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and an undated informational brochure about the organization.


  • Creation: 1980, 1995, undated


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History of the Lawrence Human Relations Commission

The Human Relations Commission is an advisory body to the Lawrence City Commission, consisting of nine members who work to eliminate discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and housing in Lawrence, Kansas. It was established by Chapter X of the City Code and Ordinance No. 6522.

Some of the commission's activities have included studying the problem of discrimination and any other matter which may have an adverse impact on community relations and promoting good will and cooperation among diverse ethnic groups and other elements of the population of Lawrence, Kansas. The commission may also solicit, receive, and accept funding for relevant programs, in addition to advising and supporting the City Commission.


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RH MS 1184

Guide to the Lawrence Human Relations Commission Collection
Lawrence Human Relations Commission records
Finding aid prepared by tw, 2010. Finding aid encoded by tw, 2010. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2018.
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Lawrence Human Relations Commission records, RH MS 1184, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States