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Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union permanent records

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Date: 1910-1939

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union/Mary Evelyn Dobbs Coll. #170, Box 5

Unit ID: 227582

Summary: These permanent records of the Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union include the records of the treasurer, contracts concerning publications, sworn statements of elected trustees, correspondence with potential speakers, candidate information relating to prohibition laws in Kansas, and meeting minutes. There is also correspondence concerning the Kellogg-Briand Pact, an international peace agreement signed in 1928. One letter clearly disapproves of Maude Royden, an English suffragist, from fulfilling her presentation for the Y.W.C.A on account of her tobacco use. A copy of the charter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Kansas, signed by Secretary of State Frank J. Ryan is also included. There are several other groups of official Kansas WCTU records on Kansas Memory. They can be found by selecting Collections - Manuscript - KWCTU/Mary Evelyn Dobbs.

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Title (Main title): Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union permanent records

Scope and Content

Portions of Collection Not Separately Described:

  1. KWCTU Charter and Bulletin on Treasurer's Books and Accounts (Box 5 Folder 1)
  2. Copies of bids and specifications for Our Messenger and State Minutes (Box 5 Folder 2)
  3. Sworn statements of elected trustees, 1938-1939 (Box 5 Folder 3)
  4. Advertising contracts with national WCTU for Our Messenger (Box 5 Folder 4)
  5. Treasurer's business, 1922-1929 (Box 5 Folder 5)
  6. Speakers, 1927-1928 (Box 5 Folder 6)
  7. Letter to Governor Paulen about censorship resolution, 1925 (Box 5 Folder 7)
  8. Correspondence, 1927-1928 (Box 5 Folder 8)
  9. Membership campaign, 1927-1928 (Box 5 Folder 9)
  10. Candidate information relating to prohibition laws in Kansas (Box 5 Folder 10)
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