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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.
Social Life and Customs, Languages and Literature
Size of Collection
1 linear foot plus 3 scrapbooks
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 0215
Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library, "Monday Club Collection, 1898-1971" (2019). Finding Aids. 211.