|Object Name||Series, Archival|
|Title||Series 1 - Education and Reference|
|Collection||Breckenridge Masonic Lodge No. 47 A.F. & A.M. Collection|
|Dates of Creation||1879-mid 1900s (with gaps)|
|Scope & Content||
Contains print materials about the history and ceremony of Freemasonry, the beginnings of Masonry in Colorado, booklets outlining Masonic Constitutions and By-Laws, and instruction booklets for Masonic Ceremonies. Also includes "Service Letters" (reports of the committee) from 1939 to the mid-1950s; a "History of Breckenridge Lodge No. 47"; 1962 map of Parkville. Photographs show Masons at the former townsite of Parkville and a portrait photograph of the founding officers circa 1900.
See container list for folder contents.
|System of arrangement||Items are arranged by type according to subject. All Service Letters are in chronological order. The Fletcher Papers are so called because these items were enclosed in one stamped envelope (included) addressed to Theodore John Fletcher, Worshipful Master Lodge No. 47 in the 1950s.|
|Access Conditions||Open for research. On loan to the archives from 1/30/2015 - 04/01/2025.|
|Copyrights||Materials may be reproduced in accordance with the archive's usual policy and procedures|
|Credit line||From Breckenridge Masonic Lodge No. 47. Courtesy Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.|