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Temperance -- Kansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Records:

Independent Order of Good Templars of Jefferson County, Kansas, Lodge No. 17 records

Call Number: RH MS P978

This collection consists of a minute book and loose materials from the Independent Order of Good Templars of Sarcoxie Township, Jefferson County, Kansas.

Dates: 1874, 1876

Kansas Christian Endeavor Union, Fifth District, Minute book

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS E200
Overview The Kansas Christian Endeavor Union was a branch of the organization that began in 1881 and by 1895 had grown to an international Christian Endeavor Union. Its purpose was to promote Christian youth fellowship, good citizenship, and cultural-political activism, especially in the causes of prohibition and Sabbath keeping. This handwritten minute book of the organization's Fifth District of Kansas contains the organization's constitution and by-laws, annual convention minutes, and...
Dates: 1893 - 1919

Postcards addressed to Lillian Mitchner

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P982
Overview Two postcards addressed to Lillian M. Mitchner, president of the Kansas state chapter of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). One postcard from N.A. Baren of Winfield, Kansas, indicating the writer cannot pick up the package at the express office sent her by President Mitchner; the postcard includes a note from Mitchner expressing confusion about what Baren was referring to. The other postcard, from [Sen.? Gene?] H. Wallace in Preston, Nebraska, indicates Wallace would have to once...
Dates: 1910

"Radical Kansas" presentation by Scott G. McNall and James P. Divney

Call Number: RH MS P548
Overview Typed presentation script and 160 slides, which were used to illustrate the narrative "Radical Kansas" by Scott G. McNall and James P. Divney, which was made possible through a Kansas Committee for the Humanities grant. Topics covered in the presentation include the beginnings of Euro-American settlement in Kansas Territory, farming, the 1874 grasshopper plague, railroads and their effect on trade, the rise of populism, William Jennings Bryan, Louis Pio, spiritualism and Prudence...
Dates: 1985?

Weatherby family collection

Call Number: RH MS 1466
Overview This collection consists of correspondence from Edmond and Katherine Weatherby, dating from 1896 to 1905, as well as drawings by students they taught; books pertaining to Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas; certificates from the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), of which Delia L. Weatherby was a member; and other materials from two generations of the Weatherby family. The bulk of the collection is correspondence from when Edmond and Katherine taught at the Fort Yates Indian...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1896-1976 ( 1904-1905)

Woman's Christian Temperance Union records

Call Number: RH MS P817

These records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Kansas consist primarily of forms, printed leaflets, and instructions to members for conducting fund drives.

Dates: 1918