Independent Order of Odd Fellows Charles Sumner Lodge, No. 1780 (Lancaster, KY) Ledgers, 1877-1950

Descriptive Summary

Title
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Charles Sumner Lodge, No. 1780 (Lancaster, KY) Ledgers, 1877-1950
Creator
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Charles Sumner Lodge, No. 1780
Extent
14 items, 3 folders
Subjects
Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Account books--Kentucky--Garrard County
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection consists of ledgers, receipts, lists of memebers, and miscellaneous notes concerning the Charles Sumner Lodge, No. 1780 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. The ledgers are "Promise-to-Pay" pledges made by the members of the order. A separate ledger contains a list of members and notes taken during meetings. Additionally, there are scraps of paper making references to members who had fallen on hard times or suffered a loss in the family. The Charles Sumner Lodge was an African-American fraternal organization of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. The lodge was located in Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky. Some members lived in Hyattsville, also in Garrard County.

Contents of the Collection

Promise to Pay Pledge ledger book.Oct. 1891-1892

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Hyattsville, Ky. building our (Charles Sumner Lodge) hall.1898Promise to Pay Ledger book, 1893 to…

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Charles Sumner Lodge No. 1780, Lancaster, Ky. Receipt and minutes book.1877-1878.

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Personal note of Sister Annie H. Mayfield to House hole Ruth and Odd Fellow.1949

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Receipt book of Garrard County Colored Stock Fair Association

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Receipt to IOOF, Lancaster from Joe F. Price and Co.1940

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List for cast of glass, putty, paint, etc. 1949.

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Receipt for work done IOOF.1949

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Pay to order S. B. Lewis by Colored Odd Fellows.1913.

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List of amounts and names paid for work on Odd Fellows Hall.1949

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Note for purchase of Asbestos Shinlges from Montgomery Ward

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Money taken in by Ruth House.1919 and 1921

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Inmates Register no. 125 Grand Order of Odd Fellows, Lancaster.1934

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