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Masonic lodges

by Shobe, J.E., Musser, Belle McCoy

Abstract

Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 10, Masonic lodges include: 1 page from The Colorado Odd Fellow with official directory listings; 1 booklet “Constitution and By-laws of Monte Rosa Rebekah Lodge No. 4, I. O. O. F.”; 1 b&w photo: “Mrs. George W. Musser, Past Noble Grand of Monte Rosa Rebekah Lodge”; 1 16-page, handwritten document, dated July 29, 1901, titled “A Brief History of Monte Rosa Rebekah Lodge No. 4,” signed by Belle McCoy Musser; 1 3-page, typewritten document, dated August 3, 1901, detailing the history of I. O. O. F. Lodge No. 38, signed by J. E. Shobe, Secretary.

Note

Title supplied by cataloger.

Alternative Title derived from Colorado Springs Century Chest Collection, 1901, Ms 0349 finding aid, December 10, 2014.

Transcription of letters by Judith Reid Finley.

Documents originally digitized in JPEG format. JPEG document files were converted to PDF format in 2014.

Administrative Notes

Title supplied by cataloger.

Alternative Title derived from Colorado Springs Century Chest Collection, 1901, Ms 0349 finding aid, December 10, 2014.

Transcription of letters by Judith Reid Finley.

Documents originally digitized in JPEG format. JPEG document files were converted to PDF format in 2014.

Copyright
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Publisher
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PID
coccc:10538
Digital Origin
reformatted digital