Guide to Intl Order of Odd Fellows,​ Augusta Lodge No.​ 142 Records,​ 1868-​1984

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Summary Information

Title: International Order of Odd Fellows, Augusta Lodge No. 142: Records

Inclusive Dates: 1868-1984 (bulk 1868-1940)

Creator: International Order of Odd Fellows. Augusta Lodge No. 142 (Augusta, Wis.)

Call Number: Eau Claire Mss DC

Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder)

Repository: Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division

Archival Locations: UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr. 

Abstract: Records of Lodge 142, of Augusta, Wisconsin, mainly 1868-1940, of the fraternal organization, the International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), and its associated women's group, the Rebekah Assembly Lodge 225, comprising officers' rolls; minutes; membership accounts; pamphlets; guide and rulebooks; meeting programs; ephemera including IOOF-produced postcards and stamps; and similar material from lodges in Illinois. Correspondence is lightly represented. A lithograph depicting the symbolic language of the organization is also included.

Language: English

Administrative/Restriction Information

Acquisition Information 

Presented by Joyanne Nowak, Reedsburg, Wisconsin. Accession Number: M2010-140

Search Terms/Subject Terms

  • Clubs—Wisconsin—Augusta
  • Men—Wisconsin—Augusta—Societies and clubs
  • Women—Wisconsin—Augusta—Societies and clubs
  • International Association of Rebekah Assemblies, IOOF. Augusta Lodge No. 225 (Augusta, Wis.)

Contents List

Box/Folder 1/1Accounts/Membership, 1868-1883Box/Folder 1/2-3Officers roll, 1875-1883, 1884-1894 Box/Folder 1/4Ritual book, signed, 1923-1960 Box/Folder 1/5-6Minutes, 1914-1923, 1923-1928 Box/Folder 2/1-2Minutes, 1928-1936, 1937-1942 Box/Folder 2/3The Wisconsin Odd Fellow, 1939-1940 Box/Folder 3/1Correspondence, 1927-1928 Box/Folder 3/2Correspondence with Zebarth regarding post office, 1954 
Rebekah Assembly Lodge No. 225 Box/Folder 3/3History, circa 1955 Box/Folder 3/4Dues receipts, 1930-1954 Box/Folder 3/5Assembly pamphlets, memorials, programs Box/Folder 3/6Correspondence, 1956, 1981, 1984Box/Folder 3/7Theta Rho Girls Club, 1949-1951 Box/Folder 3/8Photographs, 1940-1953 Box/Folder 3/9Lake States Conference, 1955-1958Box/Folder 3/10Handbooks, bylaws, postcards and stamps, programs, 1898-1957 Box/Folder 3/11Banner sketches Box/Folder 3/12Grand Lodge materialsBox/Folder 3/13The Wisconsin Odd Fellow, 1948Box/Folder 3/14Newspaper clippingsBox/Folder 3/15Illinois lodges Box/Folder 3/16Other lodges Oversize Folder Lithograph