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

1894-2000
Manuscript Collection #1176
Creator(s)
Kinghts of Pythias. Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100 (Salisbury, N.C.)
Physical description
3.63 Cubic Feet, 11 boxes, consisting of ledgers, reports, correspondence, financial records, certificates, directories, rosters, membership applications, photographs and publications
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.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

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.


Administrative information
Custodial History

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.

Source of acquisition

Gift of James R. Kirby

Gift of Neill Lindsay

Copyright notice

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


Container list
Box 1 Folder a Correspondence. 17 items, 1906 - 1939
Box 1 Folder b Minutes for Rowan Lodge No. 100. 2 items, 1905
Box 1 Folder c Financial Records (not regarding dues). 26 items, 1902 - 1916
Box 1 Folder d Applications for Membership or for Ranks of Knighthood. 59 items, 1902 - 1947
Box 1 Folder e Articles of Creation for Rowan Lodge No.100, and Notification of Supreme Lodge Recommendations. 2 items, Undated
Box 1 Folder f Grand Lodge Cards. 13 items, 1906 - 1911
Box 1 Folder g Withdrawal Cards. 23 items, 1898 - 1916
Box 1 Folder h Transfer Cards. 41 items, 1897 - 1908
Box 1 Folder i Transfer Cards. 28 items, 1909 - 1922
Box 1 Folder k Membership Rosters, Official Directories. 42 items, 1910 - 1997
Box 1 Folder l Zeb Vance Lodge No. 65, Mooresville, NC. 2 items, 1898, undated
Box 1 Folder m 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
Box 1 Folder n History of Knights of Pythias Order. 4 items, Undated
Box 1 Folder o Photographs of Pythian gatherings at Salisbury and Cherryville, N.C.. 5 items, 1983, 1989-1990, Undated
Box 2 Folder a Annual Report - related items . 15 items, 1991 - 2000
Box 2 Folder b Blank Forms. 3 items, Undated
Box 2 Folder c Miscellaneous items related to the Knights of Pythias including a certificate, a dispensation and a warrant. 5 items, 1897, 1902, 1913, 1945
Box 2 Folder d Supreme Constitution and Supreme Statutes Order of Knights of Pythias. 2 items, 1894, 1896
Box 2 Folder e Procedures for Ranks. 5 items, Undated
Box 2 Folder f Ritual Manuals. 7 items, 1944, 1958, 1982
Box 2 Folder g Bylaws for the Southeastern Pythian Association. 1 item, Undated
Box 2 Folder h Play Program: "Hello Algy" by Pythian Club of Salisbury, NC. 1 item, 1923
Box 2 Folder i 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 Folder a Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 1, 1984 - Aug. 31, 1987
Box 3 Folder b Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, May 11, 1970 , May 12, 1973
Box 4 Folder a Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Oct. 12, 1964 , July 31, 1967
Box 4 Folder b Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, June 5, 1978 - Mar. 9, 1982
Box 4 Folder c Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 8, 1962 - Oct. 5, 1964
Box 5 Folder a Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Sept 14, 1987 , July 20, 1992
Box 5 Folder b Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book & Roll of Officers . 1 item, Jan 6, 1919 , June 26, 1922
Box 5 Folder c Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Aug 4, 1975 , May 29, 1978
Box 6 Folder a 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
Box 6 Folder b Salisbury Lodge No. 24 Minute Book (Organized Jan 19, 1882, with 28 Charter members) . 1 item, Apr.9, 1898 - Mar. 26, 1907
Box 7 Folder a Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Feb. 2, 1959 - Dec. 18, 1961
Box 7 Folder b Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 24 Minute Book. 1 item, July 8, 1913 , May 2, 1922
Box 7 Folder c Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 24 Minute Book. 1 item, Jan. 1, 1907 , July 1, 1913
Box 8 Folder a Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Jan. 4, 1904 - Jan 5, 1907
Box 8 Folder b Rowan Lodge No. 100 Membership Book - Different person on each page & lists his payments of dues each year. 1 item, 1907 - 1923
Box 8 Folder c Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Feb 28, 1916 - Feb 3, 1919
Box 9 Folder a Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Mar 19, 1973 , July 28, 1975
Box 9 Folder b Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book. 1 item, Mar 16, 1981 - Feb 20, 1984
Box 10 Folder a Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Attendance Record . 1 item, June 17, 1968 - Feb 4, 1974
Box 10 Folder b Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 1, 1913 - Feb 21, 1916
Box 10 Folder c Rowan Lodge No. 100 Roll of Officers and Minute Book. 1 item, Jan 1, 1910 - Dec 30, 1912
Box 11 Folder a Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book & Roll of officers. 1 item, July 1, 1940 - Dec 31, 1943
Box 11 Folder b Salisbury - Rowan Lodge No. 100 Minute Book & Roll of officers. 1 item, Aug 7, 1967 , May 4, 1970
Box 12 Folder a Membership applications (1982-1989) for Salisbury-Rowan Lodge No. 100