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"Kansas in Transition: Human Dimensions of Community Change" project records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 180
Overview

Correspondence, surveys, notes, itineraries, news releases, unedited transcripts of the forums, and other related materials from "Kansas in Transition--The Human Dimension," a jointly funded Kansas Committee for the Humanities-University of Kansas Museum of Art project exploring the general theme of communities transitioning in Kansas in the 1970s.

Dates: 1973 - 1974

Paramount Club Records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 561
Overview

This collection contains meeting minutes, 1944-1975, correspondence and bank statements, 1970s, miscellaneous memorabilia from the 1940s and 1970s, and a certificate of lifetime membership awarded to the club by the NAACP in 1961.

Dates: 1944 - 1975

Records of the Pierian Club

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 562
Overview

The Pierian Club was organized in 1894 by Mrs. D.F. Rivers of Kansas City, Kansas and was one of the first African American literary clubs in the area. This collection of Pierian Club records contains club histories, financial and miscellaneous records, meeting minutes, yearbooks, photographs, a 50th anniversary scrapbook from 1944, and a videotape of the club's centennial celebration in 1994.

Dates: 1894 - 2015

Senator Fred Kerr collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 544
Overview Fred A. Kerr was born December 29, 1940 in Spearville, Kansas. He is a 3rd generation farmer and stockman in Coats, Pratt County, Kansas. Kerr served in the Kansas State Senate from the 33rd district for 16 years, from 1976 to 1992. During four of these years, he served as majority (Republican) leader. He was assigned the Chairman of Assessment and Taxation Committee in 1984. Kerr participated in the redistricting process after the 1990 census. His brother, Dave Kerr, has also been a Kansas...
Dates: 1976-1992 (bulk 1988-1992)