Papers of the Freemasons, Tyrian Lodge No. 246 (Garden City, Kan.)
Papers from the Tyrian Lodge, no. 246, of the Garden City, Kan. Freemasons lodge. The papers include a receipt book, financial ledger, bylaws for the lodge, and a letter from John Q. Carter to James A. Cassler. Most of the items date from the 1890s.
- Freemasons. Tyrian Lodge No. 246 (Garden City, Kan.) (Organization)
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Administrative history of the Garden City Freemasons
Early in 1884, a group of Garden City, Finney County, Kansas residents had a number of meetings to organize a Masonic Lodge in Garden City, and were granted a charter in that same year. No. 246, the Tyrian lodge of the Ancient Free & Accepted Masons, continues to meet regularly.
4 folders (4 folders + 2 volumes)
Language of Materials
RH MS P273
RH MS A33
RH MS CK13
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, John Okley Carter, October 1959.
- Guide to the Freemasons, Tyrian Lodge No. 246 of Garden City Collection
- Papers of the Freemasons, Tyrian Lodge No. 246 (Garden City, Kan.)
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Papers of the Freemasons, Tyrian Lodge No. 246 (Garden City, Kan.), RH MS P273, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.
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