Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia letter books
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Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia letter books

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Independent Order of Odd Fellows. R. W. Grand Lodge of the State of Georgia.
Title: Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia letter books
Dates: 1902-1903
Extent: 0.4 cubic feet (2 volumes)
Identification: MS 0414

Biographical/Historical Note

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows was established in 1843. The I.O.O.F. derives from the English Oddfellows, founded in the 17th-century. A community service organization, the I.O.O.F's existence in Savannah was first documented in 1867. For several years, the Grand Lodge of Georgia had its headquarters in Savannah.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the letter books of Henry McAlpin, Grand Master of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, 1902-1903. Several letters to the Grand Master are laid in.


Index Terms

Associations, institutions, etc.
Community-based social services.
Independent Order of Odd Fellows. R. W. Grand Lodge of the State of Georgia.
Letter books.
McAlpin, Henry, 1860-1931.
Societies--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Georgia letter books, MS 414, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 

Item

1Letter book, 1902 June 4-1903 January 31
 

Item

2Letter book, 1903 February 3-1903 May 22