Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society

Wichita, KS
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July Alert Newsletter

Posted on Tuesday June 26, 2018

 Inside This Issue: History Hub; New Books in Library; Volunteers Needed; Upcoming Programs; Calendar of Events

New Records: The Book Club

Posted on Tuesday June 05, 2018

MHGS has just finished digitizing the records of The Book Club, a women’s club that was founded in 1914 and continues to meet today.

Each year, The Book Club members each select a book for the group to read; these books are passed between members. The club meets each month between September and May; members take turns hosting and providing meeting programs on topics relating to art, literature, culture and history.

The club was profiled in the Wichita Eagle at

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New Books May 2018

Posted on Monday June 04, 2018

Several new books in the library this month:

Call Number Date Author Title
R-210 SG 217 1986 Colwich Saga: Colwich, Kansas 1886 – 1986 Centennial Edition
R-210 SG 219 1954 The 20th Century Club Cook Book
R-210 SG 220 1993

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June Alert Newsletter

Posted on Saturday June 02, 2018

 Inside This Issue: African-American History in Kansas; WWI SIG Trip to Kansas City; New Books in Library; Volunteers Needed; Upcoming Programs; Calendar of Events

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