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Douglas County Community Improvement Association records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 156
Overview

The Douglas County Community Improvement Association, popularly known as Penn House due to its location in Lawrence, Kansas, is concerned with developing resources for low-income families. This collection of organizational records includes correspondence, board meeting minutes, financial records, information about service activities, and other office files from the organization's founding in 1969 through its operation into the 1990s.

Dates: 1969, 1971-1976, 1984-1990

Glenn Kappelman's collection on community development projects

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 349
Overview

Records related to Glenn Kappelman's position as a court-appointed appraiser to review community development projects in Douglas County and Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1969-1975

Lawrence Fair Housing Coordinating Committee papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 174
Overview

The collection is arranged chronologically and contains minutes of meetings, clippings, petitions, and other manuscript materials documenting the activities of the organization.

Dates: 1959 - 1967

Papers of Margaret Stockton

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 17
Overview

Margaret Stockton was involved in community involvement and social work in Lawrence, Kansas, especially the Council of Social Agencies and the Recreation Commission. This collection comprises Stockton's papers of her community work and also personal and family matters.

Dates: 1912 - 1966

Penn House collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1432
Overview

Newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence regarding Penn House, a community assistance program located in Lawrence Kansas, predominately from the 1970s. Many items are undated.

Dates: 1970s-1981

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