GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA.
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America subcommittee of management records, 1849-1887

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

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Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zbvp


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America.
Title: Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America subcommittee of management records, 1849-1887
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 962
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box) and 6 bound volumes (BV)
Abstract:Record books of the subcommittee of management of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America, an African American fraternal organization.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, 2003.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America subcommittee of management records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Elizabeth Russey, July 8, 2008.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America is an African American fraternal order founded in 1843 in New York. Its headquarters were moved to Philadelphia in 1850.

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America is an African American fraternal order founded in 1843 in New York. Its headquarters were moved to Philadelphia in 1850.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains records of the subcommittee of management of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows from 1849-1887. The records consist mostly of record books, some of which are inlaid with printed material and correspondence. A small number of member badges and loose minutes make up the remainder of the collection.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
BV1 - Minutes, January 7, 1850-May 9, 1859
BV2 - Minutes, May 30, 1859-January 4, 1871
BV3 - Minutes, August 9, 1875-December 9, 1879
BV4 - Minutes, January 12, 1880-October 30, 1882
BV5 - Minutes, January 11, 1886-October 11, 1887
1 1 Loose minutes, 1849-1850
1 2 Honorary member badge [1]
1 3 Honorary member badge [2]
1 4 Lodge #6824 badge
1 5 Printer's block of a ship
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