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This volume contains the minutes of meetings for the Moneka Woman's Rights Association. It also includes the organization's preamble, constitution, and list of members. Members were both male and female. Officers were elected quarterly. Most meetings consisted of an address and discussion of a particular question related to women's rights issues. They addressed letters to territorial constitutional conventions and to the Kansas Legislature and supported the work of Clarina (Mrs. C. I. H.) Nichols.
Creator: Moneka Woman's Rights Association
Date: Between 1858 and 1860
Item Number: 1894
Call Number: History. Linn County.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 1894
Collections - Manuscript
Curriculum - The Kansas Journey - Chapter 4: Kansas Territory: The Saga of Bleeding Kansas
Date - 1854-1860 - 1858
Date - 1854-1860 - 1859
Date - 1854-1860 - 1860
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Civil rights
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Suffrage - Women
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Women's rights
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Minutes
People - Notable Kansans - Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard, 1810-1885
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Mansfield (formerly Moneka)
Places - Cities and towns - Moneka
Places - Counties - Linn
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Manuscript