Ephemera and Documents of Helena Chapter No. 210
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
- Galitzski, Sarah (Compiler, Person)
- Order of the Eastern Star. Helena Chapter No. 210 (Topeka, Kan.) (Organization)
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.
RH MS 1319
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, David M. Katzman, 2012.
- 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.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Order of the Eastern Star Collection, RH MS 1319, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.