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Finding aid of the Redman of the World Ledger
C055910.1  
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Description
Ledger contains records of Wigwam of Wyoming Tribe No. 49. Included are minutes, membership and dues and receipts.
Background
The Improved Order of Red Men was founded in Baltimore in 1834 as a fraternal, social, insurance and political society in the United States. The first tribe was Logan Tribe No. 1 in Baltimore, MD. However, the I.O.R.M. claims, that it is a lineal descendent of earlier patriotic organizations - the Sons of Liberty, Tammany Societies or Columbian Order, and the Society of Red Men.
Extent
1 Ledger (214 pages) 14 inches by 8 inches
Restrictions
Property rights reside with The Society of California Pioneers. All requests for permission to reproduce or publish must be submitted in writing to the Registrar.
Availability
Collection is open by appointment for research.