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Frances E. Kitchen memorabilia

Call Number: RH MS 1148


The Memorabilia of Frances E. Kitchen are those of a longtime Kansas resident who worked as a nurse at both Western University and Douglass Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. Items in the collection include a nameplate and two plaques. The collection's one photograph is housed at RH MS-P 1148.


  • Creation: 1954, 1976, undated


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Frances E. Kitchen

Frances E. Kitchen began working as a Registered Nurse at Douglass Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas in 1920. She later became that facility's superintendent. She was active in the local African Methodist Episcopal Church.


1 linear foot (1 box + 1 folder) ; folder - 22 x 37 cm.

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 1148

Physical Location

RH MS-P 1148

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Louise Washington, 1989.

Guide to the Frances E. Kitchen Collection
Frances E. Kitchen memorabilia
Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2008. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2018.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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Preferred citation
Frances E. Kitchen memorabilia, RH MS 1148, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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