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Finding Aid

MsC 315
Collection Dates: 1918-1978
1 linear ft.

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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Acquisition and Processing Information: The collection was a gift of Lorna L. Mathes, Executive Director of the John County Chapter of the American National Red Cross, in April 1975.

Photographs: None

Press clipping of Red Cross nurses working at Children's Hospital
Press clipping of Red Cross nurses working at Children's Hospital

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of minutes of the Executive Committee, financial papers, and other matters relating to the Johnson County Chapter, including their interaction with Community Givers, which became the United Way.

Box Contents List

Box 1

Johnson County Chapter American Red Cross.

---. Minutes,

------. November 25, 1918-September 7, 1926

------. October 12, 1926-February 11, 1941

------. March 11, 1941-April 11, 1947

------. .November 9, 1949-June 19, 1970

------. February 11, 1966- November 20, 1978

Box 2

---. Annual Report 1973-1975

---. Budget Presentation to United Community Services, 1971-1972

---. Certificates Issued, July 1960-June 30, 1974

---. Excerpts from Code of Procedure

---. Financial Statement, June 30, 1976

---. Gray Ladies/Volunteers, 1952-1970

---. Scrapbook, Publicity, Red Cross Committee for Volunteer Nurses' Aides, 1943-1944

Community Givers (United Way)

---. Correspondence, Reports, etc.

------. February 26, 1947-September 26, 1960

------. January 24, 1961- October 17, 1967

------. 1968-1972

------. Undated


Note: The scrapbooks are lying unboxed on the shelf

Scrapbook of Publicity of the Red Cross Committee of Volunteer Nurses' Aides, 1944-1945

Scrapbook, 1967-1974