Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection
Scope and Contents Note
The Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection (1880-1937; 3 cubic feet) contains minute books, financial records, correspondence, event programs, proceedings, a cemetary plot, a framed faternal collar, a fraternal apron, and a flag. Loose manuscripts, meeting minutes, and notes make up the remainder of the collection.
- Creation: 1880-1937
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Madison Friendship Lodge No. 2121 of Madison County, Virginia was founded in 1880 in Madison County, Virginia. The Lodge is a branch of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America, an African American fraternal order founded in 1843 in New York.
3 Cubic Feet (1 record carton, 1 oversized box, and 2 oversized folders.)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged in two series: Meeting and subject files; and Artifacts and objects.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Nancy Garnett-Williams, accession 2018-0089.
27 publications, consisting of quarterlies, annual proceedings, and annual reports were separated for cataloging.
- Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
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University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States