Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100, Knights of Pythias Records, 1894-2000

Manuscript Collection #1176

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100, Knights of Pythias Records
    Creator: Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100, Knights of Pythias.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: These records (1894-2000) pertain to the Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100 of the Knights of Pythias in North Carolina, the Salisbury Lodge No. 24 and the Rowan Lodge No. 100. Included are Minute books, Membership Roll books, semi-annual reports, correspondence, financial papers, applications for membership, withdrawal and transfer cards, dismissal and suspension certificates, rosters, directories, photographs and publications that contain procedures for ranks and rituals. Two documents (1898, undated) relate to the Zeb Vance Lodge No. 65 of North Carolina.
    Extent: 3.63 Cubic feet, 11 boxes, consisting of ledgers, reports, correspondence, financial records, certificates, directories, rosters, membership applications, photographs and publications
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    April 16, 2011, (unprocessed) 3.60 cubic feet; Records (1894-2000) include three Minute books for Salisbury Lodge No. 24 (1895-1922), five Minute books (1904-1922) and one Membership Roll book (1907-1923) for Rowan Lodge No. 100 and thirteen Minute books (1940-1993) and one Membership Roll book (1968-1974) for Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100. Other materials include semi-annual reports (various from 1897 to 1968) for each lodge, correspondence (1906-1939), financial papers (1902-1916), applications for membership, withdrawal cards, transfer cards, dismissal and suspension certificates, rosters and directories, Grand Lodge cards, photographs, annual report-related documents, and publications (concerning procedures for ranks, ritual manuals, 1894 and 1896 Supreme Constitution and Supreme Statutes). Two documents (1898, undated) relate to the Zeb Vance Lodge No. 65. Donor: James R. Kirby.

    April 16, 2011, (unprocessed addition 1) 0.03 cubic feet; Records (1982-1989) include twenty-nine membership applications for the Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100, of the Knights of Pythias in North Carolina. Donor: Neill Lindsay.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of James R. Kirby
    Gift of Neill Lindsay

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100, Knights of Pythias Records (#1176), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
     
    Correspondence. 17 items, 1906 - 1939.
    Minutes for Rowan Lodge No. 100. 2 items, 1905.
    Financial Records (not regarding dues). 26 items, 1902 - 1916.
    Applications for Membership or for Ranks of Knighthood. 59 items, 1902 - 1947.
    Articles of Creation for Rowan Lodge No.100, and Notification of Supreme Lodge Recommendations. 2 items, Undated.
    Grand Lodge Cards. 13 items, 1906 - 1911.
    Withdrawal Cards. 23 items, 1898 - 1916.
    Transfer Cards. 41 items, 1897 - 1908.
    Transfer Cards. 28 items, 1909 - 1922.
    Dismissal and Suspension Certificates. 7 items, 1913 - 1953.
    Membership Rosters, Official Directories. 42 items, 1910 - 1997.
    Zeb Vance Lodge No. 65, Mooresville, NC. 2 items, 1898, undated.
    Brief histories (1948, 1993) re furnishing the leased hall (1898-1899) for the 2 lodges to use and to raise funding to build a Pythian temple (1948). 3 items, 1898 - 1899, 1948, 1993.
    History of Knights of Pythias Order. 4 items, Undated.
    Photographs of Pythian gatherings at Salisbury and Cherryville, N.C.. 5 items, 1983, 1989-1990, Undated.
  • Box 2
     
    Annual Report - related items . 15 items, 1991 - 2000.
    Blank Forms. 3 items, Undated.
    Miscellaneous items related to the Knights of Pythias including a certificate, a dispensation and a warrant. 5 items, 1897, 1902, 1913, 1945.
    Supreme Constitution and Supreme Statutes Order of Knights of Pythias. 2 items, 1894, 1896.
    Procedures for Ranks. 5 items, Undated.
    Ritual Manuals. 7 items, 1944, 1958, 1982.
    Bylaws for the Southeastern Pythian Association. 1 item, Undated.
    Play Program: "Hello Algy" by Pythian Club of Salisbury, NC. 1 item, 1923.
    Semi-Annual Reports: Note that 14 reports were transferred to #1145, boxes 4, 20 and 21 and their dates covered 1902-1908, 1920, 1952, 19621-1968. 2 items, 1898, 1904.
  • Box 3
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 1, 1984 - Aug. 31, 1987.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, May 11, 1970 - May 12, 1973.
  • Box 4
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Oct. 12, 1964 - July 31, 1967.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, June 5, 1978 - Mar. 9, 1982.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 8, 1962 - Oct. 5, 1964.
  • Box 5
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Sept 14, 1987 - July 20, 1992.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book & Roll of Officers . 1 item, Jan 6, 1919 - June 26, 1922.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Aug 4, 1975 - May 29, 1978.
  • Box 6
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute book (Oct. 16, 1944-June 30, 1947) & Roll of Officers (July, 1944-Dec. 31, 1944). 1 item, July 1, 1944 - June 30, 1947.
    Salisbury Lodge No. 24 Minute Book (Organized Jan 19, 1882, with 28 Charter members) . 1 item, Apr.9, 1898 - Mar. 26, 1907.
  • Box 7
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Feb. 2, 1959 - Dec. 18, 1961.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 24 Minute Book. 1 item, July 8, 1913 - May 2, 1922.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 24 Minute Book. 1 item, Jan. 1, 1907 - July 1, 1913.
  • Box 8
     
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Jan. 4, 1904 - Jan 5, 1907.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Membership Book - Different person on each page & lists his payments of dues each year. 1 item, 1907 - 1923.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Feb 28, 1916 - Feb 3, 1919.
  • Box 9
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Mar 19, 1973 - July 28, 1975.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Mar 16, 1981 - Feb 20, 1984.
  • Box 10
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Attendance Record . 1 item, June 17, 1968 - Feb 4, 1974.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 1, 1913 - Feb 21, 1916.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 1, 1910 - Dec 30, 1912.
  • Box 11
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book & Roll of officers. 1 item, July 1, 1940 - Dec 31, 1943.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book & Roll of officers. 1 item, Aug 7, 1967 - May 4, 1970.
  • Box 12
     
    Membership applications (1982-1989) for Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100.

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    Correspondence. 17 items, 1906 - 1939.
    Minutes for Rowan Lodge No. 100. 2 items, 1905.
    Financial Records (not regarding dues). 26 items, 1902 - 1916.
    Applications for Membership or for Ranks of Knighthood. 59 items, 1902 - 1947.
    Articles of Creation for Rowan Lodge No.100, and Notification of Supreme Lodge Recommendations. 2 items, Undated.
    Grand Lodge Cards. 13 items, 1906 - 1911.
    Withdrawal Cards. 23 items, 1898 - 1916.
    Transfer Cards. 41 items, 1897 - 1908.
    Transfer Cards. 28 items, 1909 - 1922.
    Dismissal and Suspension Certificates. 7 items, 1913 - 1953.
    Membership Rosters, Official Directories. 42 items, 1910 - 1997.
    Zeb Vance Lodge No. 65, Mooresville, NC. 2 items, 1898, undated.
    Brief histories (1948, 1993) re furnishing the leased hall (1898-1899) for the 2 lodges to use and to raise funding to build a Pythian temple (1948). 3 items, 1898 - 1899, 1948, 1993.
    History of Knights of Pythias Order. 4 items, Undated.
    Photographs of Pythian gatherings at Salisbury and Cherryville, N.C.. 5 items, 1983, 1989-1990, Undated.
  • Box 2
     
    Annual Report - related items . 15 items, 1991 - 2000.
    Blank Forms. 3 items, Undated.
    Miscellaneous items related to the Knights of Pythias including a certificate, a dispensation and a warrant. 5 items, 1897, 1902, 1913, 1945.
    Supreme Constitution and Supreme Statutes Order of Knights of Pythias. 2 items, 1894, 1896.
    Procedures for Ranks. 5 items, Undated.
    Ritual Manuals. 7 items, 1944, 1958, 1982.
    Bylaws for the Southeastern Pythian Association. 1 item, Undated.
    Play Program: "Hello Algy" by Pythian Club of Salisbury, NC. 1 item, 1923.
    Semi-Annual Reports: Note that 14 reports were transferred to #1145, boxes 4, 20 and 21 and their dates covered 1902-1908, 1920, 1952, 19621-1968. 2 items, 1898, 1904.
  • Box 3
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 1, 1984 - Aug. 31, 1987.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, May 11, 1970 - May 12, 1973.
  • Box 4
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Oct. 12, 1964 - July 31, 1967.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, June 5, 1978 - Mar. 9, 1982.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 8, 1962 - Oct. 5, 1964.
  • Box 5
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Sept 14, 1987 - July 20, 1992.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book & Roll of Officers . 1 item, Jan 6, 1919 - June 26, 1922.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Aug 4, 1975 - May 29, 1978.
  • Box 6
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute book (Oct. 16, 1944-June 30, 1947) & Roll of Officers (July, 1944-Dec. 31, 1944). 1 item, July 1, 1944 - June 30, 1947.
    Salisbury Lodge No. 24 Minute Book (Organized Jan 19, 1882, with 28 Charter members) . 1 item, Apr.9, 1898 - Mar. 26, 1907.
  • Box 7
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Feb. 2, 1959 - Dec. 18, 1961.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 24 Minute Book. 1 item, July 8, 1913 - May 2, 1922.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 24 Minute Book. 1 item, Jan. 1, 1907 - July 1, 1913.
  • Box 8
     
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Jan. 4, 1904 - Jan 5, 1907.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Membership Book - Different person on each page & lists his payments of dues each year. 1 item, 1907 - 1923.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Feb 28, 1916 - Feb 3, 1919.
  • Box 9
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Mar 19, 1973 - July 28, 1975.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Mar 16, 1981 - Feb 20, 1984.
  • Box 10
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Attendance Record . 1 item, June 17, 1968 - Feb 4, 1974.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 1, 1913 - Feb 21, 1916.
    Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 1, 1910 - Dec 30, 1912.
  • Box 11
     
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book & Roll of officers. 1 item, July 1, 1940 - Dec 31, 1943.
    Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book & Roll of officers. 1 item, Aug 7, 1967 - May 4, 1970.
  • Box 12
     
    Membership applications (1982-1989) for Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100.

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