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Martha Washington Camp no. 3 Minutes Book
MS 242  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Martha Washington Camp no. 3 minutes book
    Dates: 1884-1887
    Collection number: MS 242
    Creator: Martha Washington Camp no. 3
    Collection Size: 1 volume
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: This volume contains the minutes of the Martha Washington Camp, no. 3, Santa Cruz.
    Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Martha Washington Camp no. 3 minutes book. MS 242. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Roy Bookenoogen.

    Administrative History

    The Martha Washington Camp no.3 was a local lodge of the Daughters of America, an auxillary organization of the Patriotic Order Sons of America.
    The Patriotic Order Sons of America was founded by Dr. Reynell Coates in Philadelphia, PA on December 10, 1847, and still exists. They promote patriotism, protection of and respect for the American Flag, education, and patriotism in general. They were instrumental in the purchase and restoration of Washington's Headquarters in Valley Forge, the preservation of Admiral Dewey's flagship Olympia, and it was through the efforts of the P.O.S. of A. that Flag Day was made a national holiday.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This volume contains the minutes of the Martha Washington Camp, no. 3, Santa Cruz from it's inception in 1884 to it's demise in 1887.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Martha Washington Camp no. 3--Archives
    Santa Cruz County (Calif.)--History
    Burns, George A.
    Daughters of America
    Patriotic Order Sons of America