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"A transcription and interpretation of a diary by Elizabeth Duncan"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P440
Overview

A complete transcription and accompanying paper on a diary kept by Elizabeth Duncan. The diary covers the trip the Duncan family made overland in 1867 from Lawrence, Kansas, to San Jose, California. The collection also contains a photocopied map of the route the Duncans followed.

Dates: 1867

African American photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 531
Overview

This collection consists of photographic prints and tintypes of African Americans, taken in eastern Kansas in the latter half of the 19th century. The posed and informal portraits had been compiled into an album that has been disbound due to severe deterioration. Images include individuals and groups of babies, children, and adults; most of the photographs were taken in studios and are posed in exterior or interior settings.

Dates: [between 1880-1900]

Afro-American Clubwomen Project records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 705
Overview

The Afro-American Clubwomen's Project was a grant-funded collecting project, developed by the University of Kansas Women's Studies program, which sought to document the history of African American Women's clubs in Kansas.

Dates: 1900s-1986

Agnes Hudson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P799
Overview

The Agnes Hudson papers are those of a long time Salina, Kansas resident who was an active participant in that city's social activities.

Dates: 1934 - 1945

Alberta Pitcher papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 736
Overview

The Papers of Alberta Pitcher are those of a long time Lawrence, Kansas resident who worked in the houses of several University of Kansas fraternities.

Dates: 1923 - 1998

Allabelle O. Napue papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 723
Overview

The papers of Allabelle O. Napue are those of a Topeka, Kansas resident who owned and operated a beauty shop there in the mid-20th century and who was a prominent member of the Topeka African American community.

Dates: 1929 - 1986

Anna Lawson Tonkinson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 325
Overview

Correspondence, records, photographs and miscellaneous papers of Anna Lawson Tonkinson spanning the years from 1913-1962.

Dates: 1913 - 1962

Cary Circle records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P697
Overview The Cary Circle of Wellington, Kansas, Fifth District, was first organized in late 1895 and federated in 1896. The 1951 Constitution of the club states that "the object of this Circle shall be to encourage women to study, to furnish an opportunity for self culture, to promote an interest in literature, and to consider subjects of general interest, whether of a literary, social, educational or civic nature." This collection includes the 1951 copy of the Constitution and Bylaws, yearbooks...
Dates: 1915; 1950-1956

Clementine Martin papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 632
Overview

Clementine Martin (1910-1995), was an active resident of Topeka, Kansas, serving the Topeka and broader Northeast Kansas communities for many years. Her community service included the Kansas Association of Colored Womens Clubs, Ne Plus Ultra Literary Club, and many other organizations. Martin's papers consist of the records of clubs and other organizations with which she was involved, including the Kansas Association of Colored Women's Clubs, and personal papers.

Dates: 1918 - 2007

Cynthia Reed papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P835
Overview

The Cynthia Reed papers are those of a longtime Wichita, Kansas resident who worked as a beautician in that city.

Dates: 1941 - 1954

"Diary of daily life, Lawrence, Kansas: Elizabeth Duncan in 1864"

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P753
Overview This 34-page typescript contains the text of an article by Katie H. Armitage, entitled "Elizabeth 'Bettie' Duncan: Diary of Daily Life, 1864," which was published in the Winter 1987/1988 edition (pages 275-289) of Kansas History, a journal of the Kansas State Historical Society. The manuscript describes and includes excerpts from the 1864 diary of Lawrence, Kansas pioneer Elizabeth "Bettie" Duncan. The collection also includes a...
Dates: January 1987

Doris Kerr Larkins papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 895
Overview

Doris Kerr Larkins, of Wichita, Kansas, was the co-founder of the First National Black Historical Society of Kansas (now the Kansas African American Museum, Inc.), as well as a home health aide.

Dates: 1879 - 1989

Dorothy L. Hart papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P598
Overview

The papers of Dorothy L. Hart are those of a long time Salina, Kansas resident who worked at St. John's Military Academy and was an active community member. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of community events; there is also newspaper clippings and a history of the Quayle United Methodist Church of Salina.

Dates: 1948 - 1980

Dorothy Scott Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P865
Overview

The Dorothy Scott Papers are those of a native Kansan who taught in both the Kansas City, Kansas and Topeka public schools and was an active community volunteer.

Dates: 1960-1966 and 1991

Douglass Hospital Auxiliary records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P661
Overview

The Douglass Hospital Auxiliary records are those of a Kansas City, Kansas organization dedicated to improving the building, equipment, and services of Douglass Hospital through volunteer efforts and fundraising. The records date from 1951 to 1953 and consist of a small number of items, including historical information and clippings. Folder arrangement is alphabetical. Photographs from the collection are located at RH MS-P P661 and oversize materials are at RH MS Q181.

Dates: 1951 - 1953

Emma E. Woods papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 431
Overview

The Emma E. Woods papers are those of a longtime Wichita, Kansas resident and dietitian who was an active member of various social groups, including the Booker T. Washington Literary and Art Club.

Dates: 1929 - 1983

Family history index of the Betty Washington chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P752
Overview The Betty Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, named in honor of George Washington's only sister, was founded at Lawrence, Kansas in 1896 to foster historic preservation, the study of U.S. history, historical research, and patriotism. This Family History Index is an alphabetical name index to the chapter's membership volumes dating to 1976. It was produced as a Bicentennial project of the chapter, and was edited by chapter librarian Barbara E. Clason. The...
Dates: 1976, 2005-2006

Fannie Dixon photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 538
Overview This collection consists of a single photograph album, which includes candid and posed photographs of Fannie Dixon and her friends from her time as a student at the Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, Kansas. The Kansas Vocational School started in 1895 as the Industrial and Educational Institute of Topeka for African Americans; in 1951, the name changed again to become the Kansas Technical Institute at Topeka. There are also photos from Amarillo, Texas, and Fort Smith, Arkansas. Some...
Dates: 1923 - 1928

Fay Talley papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 622
Overview

The collection of Fay Stainbrook Talley, a longtime Lawrence, Kansas, resident, contains primarily photocopies of reference material for genealogical research, Talley family genealogical information, and materials relating to her participation in various clubs and organizations including the Lawrence Flower Club, Douglas County Historical Society, Rebekah Lodge, and Pilot Club.

Dates: 1870 - 2006

Florence Lydia Snow papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 969
Overview

Florence Snow (1861-1955) was a poet and author who lived most of her life in Kansas. These papers include her journals and notebooks, correspondence, poems and other writings, public proofs and notes, and studies of the human hand.

Dates: 1895 - 1954

Friends in Council records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 94
Overview

Friends in Council of Lawrence, Kansas, was founded in 1871 as a women's organization dedicated to cultural enrichment of its members. The collection includes records of members, constitution with amendments, minutes, and clippings.

Dates: 1871 - 2016

Ingleside Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS CK25
Overview The Ingleside Club was founded in October 1894 in Lawrence, Kansas, with a membership of nine women. Originally known as the Eureka Club, the name changed to the Ingleside Club by 1896. The members of the club were "dedicated to the enrichment of their minds" through the study of literature and attendance at lectures, plays or musical recitals. They also contributed their time, efforts, and donations to charitable endeavors. These records include the club's yearbook programs, historical...
Dates: 1899 - 1988

Iota Nu Book Club minute books

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS C13
Overview Minute books of the Iota Nu Book Club, a women's book club held in Lawrence, Kansas. Minutes typically provide brief synopsis of each meeting's program, as well as treasurer's reports and anything else discussed at the meeting. Program content typically included not only a member providing a report about a book but also musical entertainment that may have been provided by members or non-members. Volumes may also include copies of the club's constitution and bylaws; roll call for each...
Dates: 1926 - 1956

John H. Wilson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 944
Overview

The John H. Wilson family papers are those of a longtime Ottawa, Kansas family headed by John H. "Bud" and Bertha (Washington) Wilson.

Dates: 1919 - 2002

Josephine M. White papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1099
Overview

The Josephine M. White papers are those of a longtime Lawrence, Kansas resident who was active in her community and worked with the University of Kansas' sorority houses.

Dates: 1938 - 1989

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Kansas Association of Colored Women and Girls’ Clubs 5
Kansas Association of Colored Women 3
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (U.S.) 3
Ne Plus Ultra Art and Literary Club (Topeka, Kan.) 3
Afro-American Clubwomen Project 2
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Calvary Baptist Church (Wichita, Kan.) 2
Duncan, Elizabeth, 1837-1879 2
Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
League of Women Voters (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
League of Women Voters of Kansas 2
Links, Inc 2
Zodiac Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Alpha Iota Omega Chapter (Washburn University) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Mu Omega Chapter (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Alpha Phi 1
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 1
Altrusa Club of Lawrence, Kansas 1
Altrusa International 1
American Council on Education. Office of Women in Higher Education 1
Anderson, Mervyn, 1899-1996 1
Armitage, Katie 1
Bales, Polly Roth 1
Barker, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1909- 1
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center 1
Blythe, Eva Martin 1
Bolden, Cornelia 1
Book Lovers Club (Salina, Kan.) 1
Booker T. Washington Literary and Art Club (Wichita Kan.) 1
Brady, Marilyn Dell 1
Brown, Louise 1
Brown, William C. (Resident of Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Buell, Hester, 1900-1993 1
Bureau of Railway Information 1
Business and Professional Women's Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Business and Professional Women's Club (Logan, Kan.) 1
Cary Circle (Wellington, Kan.) 1
Central Association of Colored Women's Clubs 1
Clason, Barbara E., 1916-1990 1
Council of Social Agencies (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Betty Washington Chapter (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Dixon, Fannie Mae 1
Douglass Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Douglass Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.). Auxiliary 1
Emery, Phoebe, 1884-1977 1
Federation of Women's Clubs, Lawrence, Kansas 1
Festival of Arts and Crafts (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
First National Black Historical Society of Kansas 1
Foster, William P. (William Patrick) 1
Friendly Ten Club (Nicodemus, Kan.) 1
Friends of Yates Branch (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Kansas 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Lawrence Circle No. 75 (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Gregg, Ruth Gwendolyn, 1903-1981 1
Grimes, Lois V., 1906-2005 1
Hart, Dorothy L., 1905-2011 1
Hill, Marguerite, 1908-2002 1
Holy Savior Catholic Church (Wichita Kan.) 1
Hudson, Agnes, 1902-1997 1
Hughes, Leon K., 1913-1978 1
Hughes, Rosie E., 1921- 1
Ingleside Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Iota Nu Book Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Kansas Associated Garden Clubs 1
Kansas Authors' Club 1
Kansas Baptist State Congress of Christian Education 1
Kansas Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers 1
Kansas Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs 1
Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs. District 6 1
Kansas State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Kansas Vocational School 1
Knights of Peter Claver. Ladies Auxiliary 1
L.K. Hughes Photography (Wichita, Kan.) 1
La Sertoma Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Ladies Literary League (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Ladies' Reading Circle (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Larkins , Doris Kerr, 1938-1994 1
Lawrence Flower Club 1
Lawrence Humane Society (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Lawrence Parent-Teacher Council 1
Lawrence Recreation Commission 1
Lawrence Recreation Council 1
Leavenworth Afro-American Historical Society (Kan.) 1
Les Novelettes Club 1
Lewis, Lois 1
Martin, Clementine, 1910-1995 1
McKey, Mary Ellen 1
Midland Rural Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Mitchell family. 1
Mitchell, Herbert H., 1916-2003 1
Mitchell, Ophelia Hopkins 1
Mother's Discussion Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Mother's League (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Napue, Allabelle O. 1
National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs 1
Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church 1
No Name Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Paramount Club (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Payne, Mary Cobb, 1891-1976 1
Perkins, Altha Hickman 1
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