Identifier

MA 67

Dates

1998-2002

Extent

0.21 linear feet (1 small document case)

Abstract

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows began in England in the 18th century and became established in the United States in 1819. The collection contains the constitution and bylaws of the Unified Encampment of South Dakota and the proceedings of the Grand Encampment of South Dakota.

Historical Note

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows began in England in the 18th century and became established in the United States in 1819. The organization’s purpose is to unit people in providing aid and support to each other and to their communities.

Content Notes

The collection contains the constitution and bylaws of the Unified Encampment of South Dakota and the proceedings of the Grand Encampment of South Dakota.

SDSU Archives and Special Collections

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https://www.sdstate.edu/sdsu-archives-and-special-collections/manuscript-archives

Language

English

Publisher

South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Rights

Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different materials. Many of the documents and other historical materials in the Archives are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way. There are other materials in the Archive carrying a copyright interest and must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted material.

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