Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia records

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Bennett, John W., b. 1865
Creator: Dozier, James Howard, b. 1869
Creator: Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Grand Lodge of Georgia.
Creator: McCowen, B. B.
Creator: Robertson, T. H.
Title: Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia records
Dates: Bulk, 1904-1908
Dates: 1902-1917
Quantity: 2.8 Linear feet (7 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms32

Biographical/Historical Note

The Grand Lodge of Georgia of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows was established in 1843.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the records of the Grand Lodge of Georgia of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows from 1902-1917 (with gaps). The bulk of the collection is comprised of the correspondence of Grand Masters John W. Bennett (1904-1905), T.H. Robertson (1905-1906), B.B. McCowen (1906-1907), and James Howard Dozier (1907-1908). The correspondence pertains to the daily business of the Lodge including financial matters, elections, the establishment and dissolution of local lodges, and its relationship with the Rebekah Assembly (the women's branches). The collection also contains some printed material (1902-1917, with gaps) including proceedings, constitutions, and bylaws of various Georgia lodges.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Bylaws (administrative records)
Fraternal organizations--Georgia.
Men--Georgia--Societies and clubs.
Proceedings (reports)
Rebekah Assembly of Georgia.
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia records, ms32, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
111904
 
21905
 
31906 January-May
 
41906 June
 
51906 July
 
61906 August
 
71906 September-October
 
81906 November
 
BoxFolder
211906 December
 
21907 January
 
31907 February
 
41907 March
 
51907 April
 
61907 May
 
BoxFolder
31-21907 June
 
3-41907 July
 
51907 August
 
71907 September
 
BoxFolder
411907 September
 
2-31907 October
 
4-51907 November
 
6-71907 December
 
BoxFolder
51-21908 January
 
3-41908 February
 
5-61908 March
 
BoxFolder
61-21908 April
 
3-41908 May
 
51908 June-November
 
6Miscellaneous, undated
 
Box
7Booklets and Pamphlets