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Acacia Lodge No. 9 (Lawrence, Kansas) miscellaneous records

Call Number: RH MS P654


Miscellaneous records of the Fraternal Order of Freemasons at Lawrence, Kansas (Acacia Lodge No. 9), including by-laws, rolls of members, and programs for installation of officers. Records date from 1938 to 1973.


  • Creation: 1938, 1957, 1968, 1971-1973


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History of Acacia Lodge No. 9 (Lawrence, Kansas)

In the early history of Freemasonry in Lawrence, Kansas, Lawrence Lodge No. 6 was organized in 1855. Acacia Lodge No. 9 was organized on October 16, 1867, with twelve charter members.


1 folder (7 items)

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Scope and Contents

A collection of seven Masonic Lodge records of Acacia Lodge No. 9 (Lawrence, Kansas), dating from 1938 to 1973. Included are Acacia Lodge No. 9 by-laws, rolls of members, and a typed message to member Thomas C. Ryther related to Acacia Lodge No. 9's joint installation of officers with Lawrence Lodge No. 6 on December 19, 1938.

Physical Location

RH MS P654

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Thomas C. Ryther, 1979

Related Materials

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Guide to Acacia Lodge No. 9 (Lawrence, Kansas) Collection
Acacia Lodge No. 9 (Lawrence, Kansas) miscellaneous records
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Acacia Lodge No. 9 (Lawrence, Kansas) Miscellaneous records, Kansas Collection, RH MS P654, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States