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Title San Sebastian Order of Odd Fellows and The Household of Ruth No. 623 of Odd Fellows Collection.
Object Name Manuscript
Collection Manuscript Collection
Scope & Content ACQUISITION: This collection was donated to the library by Col. John Masters in October, 1997.

SCOPE & CONTENT NOTE: This collection contains membership and minute books for the San Sebastian Order of Odd Fellows and the Household of Ruth No. 623 of Odd Fellows. These two branches of the Odd Fellows Black Lodges were established in St. Augustine in 1889. They met at 92 Washington Street, a building that was renovated in 1985 by the San Sebastian Lodge.

FOLDER LIST:
Folder 45a - House of Ruth, Membership book, 1890-1911.&
transcribed list in table format.
Folder 45b - House of Ruth, Minutes book, 1912-1921.
Folder 45c - House of Ruth, Receipt book, 1923-1930.
Folder 45d - San Sebastian Lodge, Minutes book, 1898-1903.
Folder 45e - San Sebastian Lodge, Minutes book, 1948-1954.

CROSS REFERENCES:
Miscellaneous files: Clubs and Organizations, Misc I-R.
Blacks, 1890 - Today.
St. Augustine City Directory 1904 - Today.


Date 10/01/1997
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1954
Dates of Creation Processed 10/1997 by Taryn Rodriguez-Boette.
Dates of Accumulation Updated 03/30/2010 by Jennifer Newton.
Validated 07/2013 by Owens.
Object ID MC16.45
Library Location 11-4-A
Storage Contents MC16.45, Box 16-12: Five folders numbered 45a - 45e.