Guide to the Knights of Pythias Records At the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Knights of Pythias Lodge #69
Title: Knights of Pythias Records
Dates: 1910-1932
Quantity: 1 box(es) (0.25 linear feet)
Collection ID: MSS040
Repository: Leland D. Case Library of Western Historical Studies
E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD 57799

Biographical Note

The Fraternal Order of the Knights of Pythias was founded in Washington, D.C. on February 19, 1864. Its purpose is to promote "universal peace" through friendship and understanding. http://pythias.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=13&Itemid=27

There is no information in this collection about the history of the Spearfish Lodge #69.

Scope and Contents

Contains one Visitors Register from 1900-1921 & two records books. The first book dates from 1910-1928 and the second dates from 1928-1932. Records books contains lists of officers, pages for minutes that include a place to enter income and expenses. There are also some letters and reports glued into the second register.

Acquisition Information

Received February 1985

Preferred Citation

Knights of Pythias Records, Leland D. Case Western Historical Studies, Black Hills State University

Processing Information

Dora Jones; Bobbi Sago