A Guide to the Blacksburg Virginia Odd Fellows Records 1902-1969 Blacksburg Virginia Odd Fellows Records 1902-1969. Ms1988-009

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

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1988-009


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Collection number
Ms1988-009
Title
Blacksburg [Virginia] Odd Fellows Records 1902-1969
Physical Description
1.4 cu. ft.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access

The collection is without restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Blacksburg [Virginia] Odd Fellows Records, 1902-1969, Ms1988-009, Special Collections, University Libraries, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University.

Biographical/Historical Information

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 Content Information

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.

Index Terms


Contents 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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Box 4 n.d.
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