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Records of Salmagundi Club, 1902-1989

Microfilm rolls MS 20 - MS 22




Women's mutual-improvement club, of Garden City, Kan., founded in 1901

Included are minutes, yearbooks, and other records. Minutes are lacking for 1915/1916-Dec. 1927 and Feb. 1932-Mar. 1935. Yearbooks begin with the 1905/1906 club year.




3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.


Salmagundi Club (Garden City, Kan.)


Records of Salmagundi Club

Added title page title: Records of Salmagundi Club, Garden City, Kansas, 1902-1989 : records loaned for filming by the Salmagundi Club, 1991


Microfilm: MS 20-MS 22


Text is in English.


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The Salmagundi Club of Garden City, Kansas, was organized in 1901 and is active through the present. The purpose of the organization as expressed in the original constitution was to be the mutual improvement of its members and vital questions of the day. The word salmagundi means a dish of chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, onions etc., mixed and seasoned or a medley or miscellany; a potpourri. Club membership was limited to 30 women and meetings were held from October through March each year.

Scope and Content

This microfilm consists of records of the Salmagundi Club of Garden City, Kansas, for the period 1902 through 1989. Included are minutes, yearbooks, and miscellaneous records. The originals were loaned for microfilming by the Salmagundi Club of Garden City, Kansas.

The yearbooks available for microfilming begin with the 1905 / 1906 club year and minutes are lacking for 1915 / 1916 through December 1927 and February 1932 through March 1935. Missing copies of yearbooks and minutes are noted at the relevant places in the collection.

Contents List

 Microfilm List

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Roll no.

Microfilm call no.


MS 20
MS 21
MS 22

Index Terms

Corporate Names

Salmagundi Club (Garden City, Kan.)

Geographic Names

Garden City (Kan.)


Women-Kansas-Garden City-Societies and clubs.

Additional Information for Researchers

 Restrictions on Access


 Restrictions on Use

NOTICE: This material may be protected by copyright law (title 17, U. S. Code).

The user is cautioned that the publication of the contents of this microfilm may be construed as a violation of copyright. Copyright derives from the principle of common law, affirmed in the 1976 copyright act, that the writer of an unpublished letter or other manuscript has the sole right to publish the contents thereof for the duration of the copyright unless he or she affirmatively parts with that right; copyright descends to his or her legal heirs regardless of the ownership of the physical manuscript itself. It is the responsibility of an author or his or her publisher to secure permission of the owner of copyright in unpublished writing.

The copyright to these records is assumed to be owned by Salmagundi Club.

 Acquisition Information

Loan: Salmagundi Club (Garden City, Kan.), 1991.

 Processing Information

These documents were prepared for microfilming by Patricia Ann Michaelis, 1991. Microfilming was done by Ed Swovelan.

 Location of Originals

Originals owned by the Salmagundi Club (Garden City, Kan.) at the time of filming.


Forms part of: Finney County history ms. collection, no. 685.