Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia records

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
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)
Abstract: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.
Coll. Number: ms32

Biographical/Historical Note

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


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Bylaws (adminstrative records)
Fraternal organizations--Georgia.
Men--Georgia--Societies and clubs.
Proceedings.
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. MS 32. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
111904
 
21905
 
3 Jan.- May 1906
 
4June 1906
 
5 July 1906
 
6 August 1906
 
7 Sept.-Oct. 1906
 
8 Nov. 1906
 
BoxFolder
21Dec. 1906
 
2 Jan. 1907
 
3 Feb. 1907
 
4 March 1907
 
5 April 1907
 
6 May 1907
 
BoxFolder
31-2 June 1907
 
3-4July 1907
 
5August 1907
 
7September 1907
 
BoxFolder
41September 1907
 
2-3October 1907
 
4-5November 1907
 
6-7December 1907
 
BoxFolder
51-2January 1908
 
3-4February 1908
 
5-6March 1908
 
BoxFolder
61-2April 1908
 
3-4May 1908
 
5June- Nov. 1908
 
6Miscellaneous, undated
 
Box
7Booklets and Pamplets