Guide to the Knights of Pythias, Damon Lodge No. 31 Records 1897-1940
Cage 239

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Knights of Pythias. Damon Lodge No. 31 (Garfield, Wash.)
Title
Knights of Pythias, Damon Lodge No. 31 Records
ID
Cage 239
Date [inclusive]
1897-1940
Extent
3.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
1.5 linear feet of shelf space
Location note
Oversized materials are located in map cases.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, minutes, financial and membership records, and printed material.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Knights of Pythias, Damon Lodge No. 31 Records, 1897-1940

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

The Order of the Knights of Pythias is an international fraternity which was founded in 1864 by Justus H. Rathbone. Domains of the Order exist in most states and provinces, and subordinate lodges are located in many cities and towns across the United States and Canada. Damon Lodge Number 31, located in Garfield, Washington, was organized in 1887 and was disbanded in 1955.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, financial and membership records, and printed material. This collection also contains a charter for Woodmen of the World, Garfield Camp 138, granted in 1895.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was donated to the WSU Libraries by Paul T. Bockmier in 1969.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Knights of Pythias. Damon Lodge No. 31 (Garfield, Wash.)

Subject(s)

  • Fraternal organizations -- Washington (State) -- Garfield -- Records and correspondence.
  • Knights of Pythias -- History -- Washington (State) -- Garfield
  • Religion

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Correspondence and records 1887-1940 

1 1-4

Minutes 1887-1895 

2 5-8

Annual reports 1893-1899 

2 9

Minutes 1895-1925 

2 10-11

Question books Undated 

3 12-13

Supreme Constitution and Supreme Statutes 1894 

3 14

Membership and dues ledger Undated 

3 15

Roster of members Undated 

3 16

Constitution and by-laws 1889 

3 17

By-laws 1894 

3 18

Receipt books 1894-1922 

3 19-25

Collection information 1969 

3 26

Receipts 1891 

3 27

Woodmen of the World charter and informational poster about the Knights 1895-1920 

Oversize 28