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

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P440

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

Afro-American Clubwomen Project records

Call Number: RH MS 705

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

Alberta Pitcher papers

Call Number: RH MS 736

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

Anna Lawson Tonkinson papers

Call Number: RH MS 325

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

Dates: 1913 - 1962

Emma E. Woods papers

Call Number: RH MS 431

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

Fay Talley papers

Call Number: RH MS 622

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

Friends in Council records

Call Number: RH MS 94

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

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

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

Josephine M. White papers

Call Number: RH MS 1099

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

Kansas Association of Colored Women's Clubs miscellanea

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P843

This collection of documents relates to the Kansas Association of Colored Women's Clubs, particularly the 1977 State Annual Communication in Arkansas City, Kansas.

Dates: 1977

Ladies Literary League (Lawrence, Kan.) records

Call Number: RH MS 620
Overview The Ladies Literary League of Lawrence, Kansas, was founded in 1882 as the Etesian Club, a women's reading club originally formed to promote culture and social intercourse. Within a few years, the group changed its name to the Ladies Literary League (LLL). This collection includes the club's records, correspondence, clippings, photographs, governance documents, yearbook/program books, secretary minute books, a recipe book, reminiscences, and histories written by club members over the...
Dates: 1882 - 2014

Lawrence Business and Professional Women's Club records

Call Number: RH MS 149

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

Louise Brown Family papers

Call Number: RH MS P328

The Louise Brown Family papers are those of a Lawrence, Kansas, family during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Dates: 1874, 1889-1917

Mable T. Staden papers

Call Number: RH MS P869

The Mable T. Staden Papers are those of a Kansas native and long time Lawrence, KS resident. Staden worked at several local, Lawrence businesses and was an active member of St. Luke AME Church.

Dates: 1946-1948, 1972

Marguerite Hill papers

Call Number: RH MS 693

The Papers of Marguerite Hill are those of a longtime Lawrence, Kansas resident and teacher.

Dates: 1939 - 1984

Mervyn Anderson papers

Call Number: RH MS 1091

These papers of Lawrence, Kansas resident Mervyn Anderson document her active involvement in various service organizations, including the League of Women Voters, Friends in Council of Lawrence, and the University Women's Club of the University of Kansas. Included are clippings and records of her presidency of the Lawrence League of Women Voters and her personal recollections of challenges faced in seeking League support during its early years.

Dates: 1956 - 1987

Midland Rural Club records

Call Number: RH MS 854

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

Call Number: RH MS E161

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

Call Number: RH MS E139

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

Mitchell Family and Herbert C. Barker papers

Call Number: RH MS 805

The Papers of the Mitchell Family and Herbert C. Barker are those of long time Lawrence, Kansas residents, some of whom attended the University of Kansas and were active in various community groups.

Dates: 1904 - 1973

Mother's Discussion Club records

Call Number: RH MS 795

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

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

Ne Plus Ultra Art and Literary Club records

Call Number: RH MS 679

The Ne Plus Ultra Art and Literary Club records are those of a local collective effort among Topeka, Kansas, women to promote unity and goodwill through domestic artwork, literature and community service.

Dates: 1913 - 1969

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Barker, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1909- 1
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center 1
Bolden, Cornelia 1
Booker T. Washington Literary and Art Club (Wichita Kan.) 1
Brown, Louise 1
Brown, William C. (Resident of Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Bureau of Railway Information 1
Business and Professional Women's Club (Lawrence, 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
Duncan, Elizabeth, 1837-1879 1
Federation of Women's Clubs, Lawrence, Kansas 1
Festival of Arts and Crafts (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Kansas 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Lawrence Circle No. 75 (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Hill, Marguerite, 1908-2002 1
Ingleside Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Iota Nu Book Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Kansas Associated Garden Clubs 1
Kansas Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs 1
La Sertoma Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Ladies Literary League (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Ladies' Reading Circle (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Lawrence Flower Club 1
Lawrence Humane Society (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Lawrence Parent-Teacher Council 1
Lawrence Recreation Commission 1
Lawrence Recreation Council 1
League of Women Voters of Kansas 1
Links, Inc 1
Midland Rural Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
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Mitchell, Ophelia Hopkins 1
Mother's Discussion Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Mother's League (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (U.S.) 1
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Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church 1
No Name Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Phi Beta Pi Fraternity 1
Pitcher, Alberta, 1903?-1997 1
Plymouth Congregational Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Quivira Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Reno-Lawrence Helpers Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Round Table Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Self Culture Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
South Side Reading Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Spinsters Books and Webbery, Inc. 1
St. Luke A.M.E. Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Staden, Mable Thelma, 1917?-1999 1
Stitch and Chatter Art Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Stockton, Margaret T., 1894-1966 1
Stroup, Kala M. 1
Talley family 1
Talley, Fay Stainbrook, 1916- 1
Taylor, Emily, 1915-2004 1
Tennola Literary Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Tilson, Laura 1
Tonkinson, Anna Lawson, 1868- 1
University Women's Club (University of Kansas) 1
University of Kansas. Commission on the Status of Women 1
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 1
West Side Study Club (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
White, Josephine M., 1903?-1997 1
Woods, Emma E., 1903-1988 1
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