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Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Durham Lodge No. 311 Records
MSS 337  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Durham Lodge No. 311 Records
    Dates: 1894-1976
    Collection Number: MSS 337
    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


    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.