Temperance history collection
Date: 1899-[ca. 1992]
Level of Description: Coll./Record Group
Material Type: Manuscripts
Manuscripts Collection 645
Unit ID: 40645
Abstract: The Temperance History collection is an assembled collection of materials from various sources documenting temperance activities and organizations in Kansas. Included are records of the Kansas State Temperance Union; the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) McPherson/McPherson County, Walnut, & Crawford/Labette County (1932-1970) chapters; WCTU Books of memory [ca. 1941-ca. 1992]; and the Anti-Saloon League of America, Kansas Department, dated 1918-1920. The bulk of the collection consists of records of the Kansas State Temperance Union, comprised of cash books, publications, copies of letters sent, account books, and meeting minutes. The Kansas WCTU Books of memory give biographical information about and contain photographs of deceased members.
Space Required/Quantity: 12.00 cubic feet
Title (Main title): Temperance history collection
- WCTU Books of memory
Scope and Content
Specific Contents Identified:
Headings or descriptors assigned to subsections of the material, for example labels on a particular box or group of boxes.
- Kansas State Temperance Union roster of city workers and receipts, 1899-1908; subscription list, 1900.
- WCTU Walnut and Crawford/Labette County Chapter correspondence and publications, 1932-1970
- [ca. 1941]-1992: Memorial Books of the Kansas Women's Christian Temperance Union
Related Records or Collections
Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union/Mary Evelyn Dobbs collection, no. 170: http://kshs.org/archives/40170
Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Second Kansas District, history collection; manuscripts collection no. 657: http://kshs.org/archives/40657
Kansas State Temperance Union history collection, no. 603A: http://kshs.org/archives/42158
Indexes: Alphabetical name indexes for each vol. of the WCTU Books of memory.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Kansas
Anti-Saloon League of Kansas
Kansas State Temperance Union
Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Kansas -- Biography
Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Kansas -- Biography -- Portraits
Temperance -- Kansas -- History