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Ephemera and Documents of Helena Chapter No. 210

Call Number: RH MS 1319


The collection consists of miscellaneous records, programs, clippings, and other ephemera related to the Helena Chapter No. 210, Order of the Eastern Star, reflecting the activities of Sarah Galitzski.


  • Creation: 1930s - 1940s


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 Order of the Eastern Star

The Order of the Eastern Star is a fraternal organization related to Freemasonry which is open to both men and women. Established by former Freemason official Rob Morris in 1850 near Boston, Massachusetts, the organization is dedicated to charity, truth, and loving kindness. Currently, there are over 500,000 members in 21 countries. The international headquarters are based in Washington D.C. and the Kansas state headquarters is in Topeka. This collection focuses primarily on Helena Chapter 210, located in Topeka, Kansas. The chapter is still active today.


.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

Newspaper articles, invitations, name tags, event programs, and speeches given at Order of the Eastern Star Meetings in the 1930s and 1940s.

Physical Location

RH MS 1319

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, David M. Katzman, 2012.

Related Materials

See also: Gilbert H. Finlay Scrapbooks, RH MS 1155.


Guide to the Order of the Eastern Star Collection
Ephemera and Documents of Helena Chapter No. 210
Finding aid prepared by eml, 2014; revised by eear, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Order of the Eastern Star Collection, RH MS 1319, 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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