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The Resource Independent Order of Odd Fellows certificate

Independent Order of Odd Fellows certificate

Label
Independent Order of Odd Fellows certificate, 1853
Title
Independent Order of Odd Fellows certificate
Inclusive dates
1853
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a certicate of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of the State of Indiana, completed by M. K. Edwards, "Most Worthy Grand Master," appointing C. Frary as District Deputy Grand Master for District No. 211, on July 22, 1853
Biographical or historical data
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) is a benevolent fraternal organization purportedly based on the British Oddfellows service organizations of the 18th century. The first establishment of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows as it is today began in Baltimore, Maryland, where five members of the Order from England founded Washington Lodge No. 1 on April 26,1819. IOOF became the first national fraternity to include both men and women with the adoption the Rebekah Degree on September 20, 1851. To this day, the organization has nearly 10,000 lodges in approximately 26 countries. Notable members included Hooser politician and U.S. vice-president Schuyler Colfax, several U.S. presidents, including Ulysses S. Grant and Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charlie Chaplin, Wyatt Earp, and Charles Lindbergh. District No. 211 was under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Indiana. Sources: Items in the collection.Independent Order of Odd Fellows. "About Us." The Sovereign Grand Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Accessed July 17, 2015. http://www.ioof.org/IOOF/About_Us/About_US/IOOF/About.aspx?hkey=98dab621-cf44-4b0d-b4f1-5a1b5e8326d6.Smith, Don R. and Wayne Roberts. The Three Link Fraternity - Odd Fellowship in California:An Introduction to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekahs. Linden, CA: Linden Publications, 1993.
Cataloging source
ISL
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  • Independent Order of Odd Fellows
  • Charities
Label
Independent Order of Odd Fellows certificate
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S1558%20Independent%20Order%20of%20Odd%20Fellows%20Certificate.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/04/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2015/07/17 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
There is only one item in this collection.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20812584
Extent
1 item
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn958302725
  • (OCoLC)958302725
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 item
Label
Independent Order of Odd Fellows certificate
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S1558%20Independent%20Order%20of%20Odd%20Fellows%20Certificate.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/04/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2015/07/17 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
There is only one item in this collection.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20812584
Extent
1 item
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn958302725
  • (OCoLC)958302725
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 item

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