Fraternal organizations -- Oregon
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
William H. Hammond (1908-2001) served in the military during World War II and in state agencies in Oregon for much of his career. He was active in fraternal organizations including the Kiwanis. The collection consists of documentation of Hammond's career and colleagues.
The Independent Organization of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that traces its roots back to 17th century England; the first Odd Fellows lodge in Oregon was organized in 1852, in Salem. The collection (1891-1893) contains the transactions of Grand Master Abel D. Helman, of the Grand Chapter of Oregon.
The collection contains a letter dated December 21, 1872 from N. O. Parker, a member of Fidelity Lodge no. 36, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) to J. T. Apperson, an IOOF Most Worthy Grand Master. The letter asks for a dispensation for Fidelity Lodge.
The collection contains two letters, dated March 14th and 19th of 1873, from (Oregon) Grand Secretary of the International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Chester N. Terry, to J. T. Apperson, the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Oregon. In the letters, Terry informs Apperson that about members who would like to form new lodges, other dispensation requests, and member news.