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Independent Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of Minnesota Collection M/A 2000.134.01
|Creator:||Independent Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of Minnesota.|
|Title:||Independent Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of Minnesota Collection|
|Repository:||James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library|
The Grand Lodge of Minnesota, I.O.G.T. was founded in 1857. Their general purpose was to promote the cause of temperance in Minnesota, and the literary, social, and moral culture of its members and the members of its subordinate organizations. The Grand Lodge of Minnesota was part of an international organization known as the Independent Order of Good Templars, which as a whole, was also dedicated to abolishment of alcohol from society.
Description of the Collection
Collection includes miscellaneous leaflets, two books, The Good of the Order and Digest of Revised Laws and Decisions, as well as the proceedings of the 42nd Annual Session of the Grand Lodge of Minnesota, I.O.G.T., held in Minneapolis, on June 14 and September 5-6, 1899. Collection also includes the constitution, by-laws, and articles of incorporation of the I.O.G.T. of Minnesota, and miscellaneous articles and pamphlets. Most leaflets and pamphlets contain goals, beliefs, and major announcements of the I.O.G.T.
Table of Contents
|Two books: The Good of the Order, 1888 and Digest of Revised Laws and Decisions, 1898 -- Box 1, Folder 1|
|Two pamphlets: Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Session of the Grand Lodge of MN, 1899 and Constitution and By-Laws of I.O.G.T, 1893 -- Box 1, Folder 2|
|Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, announcements, pamphlets, and meeting tickets. -- Box 1, Folder 3|
|Educator Leaflets -- Box 1, Folder 4|
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