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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

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

Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 149
Overview

The Lawrence (Kansas) Business and Professional Women's Club was founded to improve the professional, personal, economic and educational outlook for women. The records of the club include yearbooks, scrapbooks, programs, minutes, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1919 - 1995

Midland Rural Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 854
Overview

This collection contains the minutes and treasury records of the Midland Rural Club of Lawrence (Douglas County), Kansas, a women's club which formed on January 24, 1904 for the mutual enjoyment of its members and was in existence through May 18, 1978.

Dates: 1939 - 1978

Minute and record books of the No Name Club

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E161
Overview

The No Name Club, a woman's literary club, was organized in February 1876, under the name, The Ladies' Reading Circle. In December 1876, the club voted to change the name to the No Name Club. The collection consists of fourteen bound volumes containing meeting minutes, attendance rolls, newspaper clippings, and photographs. No Name Club programs for years 1889-2005 are found at RH Ser C1260.

Dates: 1879 - 2004

Minutes; membership roster

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E139
Overview

The G.A.R. in Kansas was organized shortly after the Civil War. This collection consists of thirteen manuscript volumes. Twelve of these volumes are minutes of the organizations meetings. The thirteenth volume is a membership roster.

Dates: 1893-1930; 1896-1916

Mother's Discussion Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 795
Overview

The Mother's Discussion Club of Lawrence, Kansas, was founded in 1934 to study and exchange ideas about child nurturing and development. The group gradually disbanded over several years in the late 1980s. This collection includes most of the secretary minute notebooks from 1934-1984, the treasurer's ledger from 1934-1947, and correspondence and cards.

Dates: 1934 - 1984

Mother's League records

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 809
Overview

The Mother's League of Lawrence, Kansas, was founded in 1913 to study and exchange ideas about child development and home life. Eventually the group changed its focus of study to include other interesting and inspirational topics. This collection includes the secretary minute notebooks from 1916-1979.

Dates: 1916 - 1979

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

Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 242
Overview The Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club was a social organization for women located in Lawrence, Kansas. According to the club's 1953 bylaws, ndividuals could become members if they were members of the Reno, Kansas community (Leavenworth County), attended the Reno Methodist Church, and/or were associated with the Reno Ladies' Aid. Members took turns hosting meetings in their homes and providing refreshments. This collection contains correspondence, including letters, greeting cards, thank you notes,...
Dates: 1923 - 1973

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