|Object Name||Series, Archival|
|Title||Series 4 - Correspondence|
|Collection||Breckenridge Masonic Lodge No. 47 A.F. & A.M. Collection|
|Dates of Creation||1880s-1950s (with gaps)|
|Scope & Content||
Correspondence includes typed and handwritten letters to the Lodge Secretary from individual members concerning Masonic Lodge activities and programs, such as notice of membership dues, petitions for membership of advancement of degrees, and character references. Also included are letters of grievances against members and letters of response by Officers and Committees. Some letters are from members or their widows requesting benevolent funds to cover medical expenses or other type of assistance, as well as other Fraternal Lodges and organizations requesting information and member verification. Blood drive funding materials round out this series.
See container list for folder contents.
|System of arrangement||Items are arranged by contents and chronologically (with gaps). Items referring to a specific individual are grouped together as a subseries and arranged chronologically. Miscellaneous bits of correspondence are grouped by subject and placed in chronological order when possible.|
|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.|