Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Durham Lodge No. 311 Records

California State University, Chico
California State University, Chico
California State University, Chico, Special Collections Meriam Library
400 West First Street
Chico, California 95929-0295
(530) 898-6603
SpecialCollections@csuchico.edu
http://www.csuchico.edu/lbib/spc/
2013


Descriptive Summary

Title: Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Durham Lodge No. 311 Records
Dates: 1894-1976
Collection Number: MSS 337
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 5 boxes, 5 volumes, 2.5 linear feet
Repository: California State University, Chico
Chico, California 95929-0295
Abstract: Records of the Durham Oddfellows lodge No. 311
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research without restriction.

Publication Rights

The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish reproductions from the owner of copyright.

Preferred Citation

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Durham Lodge No. 311 Records. California State University, Chico

Acquisition Information

gift 2013

Biography/Administrative History

The Durham IOOF or Odd Fellows lodge was founded in 1884 and disbanded in 2000. The Durham Oddfellows merged with the Oroville IOOF lodge no. 59 and the Durham Rebekahs with Chico Daughters of Rebekah No. 60.

Scope and Content of Collection

The bulk of the collection contains early records of the Durham IOOF organization, with few materials pertaining to the Daughters of Rebekah. Boxes 1 and 2 contain minutes from 1808 to 1940, and a folder of loose historical materials; Box 3 contains Auditing books, 1918-1950 and Cash book 1918-1922; Box 4 contains Roll of Officers 1894-1950; Box 5 contains Receipts and Disbursement books 1904-1976 and Semi-annual and Annual reports 1896-1912.