Blacksburg Virginia Odd Fellows Records A Guide to the Blacksburg Virginia Odd Fellows Records 1902-1969 Ms.1988.009

A Guide to the Blacksburg Virginia Odd Fellows Records 1902-1969 Ms.1988.009


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Laura Katz Smith

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1988.009
Title
Blacksburg [Virginia] Odd Fellows Records 1902-1969
Quantity
1.4 Cubic Feet, 3 boxes
Creator
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America. Tadmore Light Lodge #6184 (Blacksburg, Va.)
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

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Administrative History

The Blacksburg Odd Fellows lodge was probably formed in December of 1904. It was a branch of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, a mutual relief society for people of color.

Scope and Contents

The Blacksburg, Virginia Odd Fellows Records consist of financial records, correspondence, minute books, brochures of several annual conferences, by-laws and odd issues of the Odd Fellows Journal for the men's lodge. There are also correspondence, minutes and financial records for the women's group - the Household of Ruth.

Organization

The records are arranged in two series - Lodge and House of Ruth, and then arranged chronologically.

Subjects and Indexing Terms


Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Blacksburg [Virginia] Odd Fellows Records by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 ( https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/ ).

Container List

Box 1
1902-69
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Box 2
1922, n.d.
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Box 3
1904-51
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