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Records of the Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1289

Overview

The Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs (TCCWC) was organized in 1923 by Beatrice Childs, president of the Kansas Association of Colored Women's Clubs (KACWC). This collection includes materials from the TCCWC and KACWC, as well as items from the national chapter, the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (NACWC), and other affiliated clubs. Additionally, miscellaneous items relating to Topeka and the African American experience in Kansas are included.

Dates

  • 1900 - 2009

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

3.25 Linear Feet (4 boxes, + 2 oversize boxes)

Scope and Contents

The Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs collection dates from 1900 to 2009 and is divided into two series: Club Related Materials and Miscellaneous Materials. Folder arrangement within each series is alphabetical with chronological arrangement of items within each folder. Club Related Materials consist of programs, clippings, correspondence, and administrative materials related to the Tccwc, Kacwc, Nacwc, and affiliated organizations. Miscellaneous Materials include clippings, correspondence, magazines, and other materials relating to Topeka, Kansas including the surrounding area and the African American experience in Kansas. Photographs from the Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs are located at RH MS-P 1289. Oversize materials are kept at RH MS Q370 and RH MS R336. Items are arranged alphabetically with chronological arrangement of items within each folder.

Series List

The Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs collection dates from 1900 to 2009 and is arranged in two series: Club Related Materials and Miscellaneous Materials.

Club Related Materials, 1900-2008. Miscellaneous Materials, 1959-2009.

Physical Location

RH MS 1289

Physical Location

RH MS Q370

Physical Location

RH MS R336

Physical Location

RH MS-P 1289

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Lorene Powell, 2002, 2009.

Related Materials

Afro-American Clubwomen Project, RH MS 705 Ne Plus Ultra Art and Literary Club, RH MS 679

Title
Guide to the Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs Collection
Subtitle
Records of the Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs
Author
Finding aid prepared by sda, 2013 ; Finding aid encoded by sda, 2013
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Sponsor
Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/2047781592
Preferred citation
Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1289, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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