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Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club records

Call Number: RH MS 242


The Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club was a social organization for women located in Lawrence, Kansas. According to the club's 1953 bylaws, ndividuals could become members if they were members of the Reno, Kansas community (Leavenworth County), attended the Reno Methodist Church, and/or were associated with the Reno Ladies' Aid. Members took turns hosting meetings in their homes and providing refreshments. This collection contains correspondence, including letters, greeting cards, thank you notes, etc., between members, as well as meeting minutes that include information regarding roll call, refreshments served, hostess' name, and documentation about other club activities.


  • Creation: 1923 - 1973


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case + 3 volumes) ; Volumes measure no taller than 37 cm (sizes vary).

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 242

Physical Location

RH MS E133

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club via Martha Rose, 3 January 1978

Guide to the Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club Collection
Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club records
Finding aid prepared by lgg, 4 January 1978. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2020.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club records, Kansas Collection, RH MS 242, 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