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The Monday Club in Pittsburg, Kansas met from 1898 to 1971. It was a social, literary and philanthropic club. Members were women from the community, including many of the wives of professors at the college as well as wives of prominent men of Pittsburg. The club met once a month and had a variety of programs including music, tea, luncheons, and business meetings. They made clothes for the Red Cross during WWII, and provided music and arts funds, veteran’s funds, and scholarships for young women attending Pittsburg State University among other activities. Collection contains meeting minutes, financial records, financial receipts, programs, correspondence, and history of the club.

Publication Date

8-6-2019

Keywords

Social Life and Customs, Languages and Literature

Size of Collection

1 linear foot plus 3 scrapbooks

Dates of Collection

1898-1971

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0215

Monday Club Collection, 1898-1971

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