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SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid
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TitleSC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid
AbstractThe Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these organizations focused on the history of the Kansas City area and the region in general. The Society was especially active during the presidency of John Barber White (1913-1923).

The collection consists of official records, correspondence, and business records of the organization. Historical material may be found in vertical files, manuscripts, scrapbooks, etc. The collection also includes the papers of the Gold Star League which contains photographs, correspondence, and biographical sheets on soldiers of World War I from the Kansas City area.
SubjectHistorical societies
Local SubjectMissouri Valley Historical Society
Gold Star League
World War I
Item TypeFinding Aid
CONTENTdm number36936
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