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Guide to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Capitol Lodge No. 87 (Sacramento, Calif.) records
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Description
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Capitol Lodge No. 87 (Sacramento, Calif.) records document the establishment and day-to-day activities of the Capitol Lodge no. 87 in Sacramento, California from it's establishment in 1859 through 1907. The records are organized into six series: Series 1. Correspondence, Series 2. Petitions, Series 3. Membership and rosters, Series 4. Financial records, Series 5. Reports, Series 6. Assorted.
Background
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Capitol Lodge No. 87 (Sacramento, Calif.) was established on June 10, 1859 by Samuel Cross as a local chapter of the non-political and non-sectarian fraternal organization Independent Order of Odd Fellows. The Capitol Lodge no. 87 was the second chapter of Odd Fellows founded in Sacramento, the first established by Albert Winn in 1849. The charter officers included E.F. White, C.M. Mason, John McClintock, Amos Woods, E.M. Heuston, G.A. Basler, C.B. Steane, Lewis Shuck, Thomas B. Byrne, James Bowstead, M.M.Estee, and F.K. Krauth. The lodge held meetings every Friday evening and was originally located at the intersection of K Street and 3rd St in downtown Sacramento, California.
Extent
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
All requests to publish or quote from private collections held by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) must be submitted in writing to csh@cityofsacramento.org. Permission for publication is given on behalf of CSH as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the patron. No permission is necessary to publish or quote from public records.
Availability
Collection is open for research use.