Name and location of repository
Level of description
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Collection
- 1998-2002 (Accumulation)
0.21 linear feet (1 small document case)
Name of creator
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows began in England in the 18th century and became established in the United States in 1819. The organization’s purpose is to unit people in providing aid and support to each other and to their communities.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The collection contains the constitution and bylaws of the Unified Encampment of South Dakota and the proceedings of the Grand Encampment of South Dakota.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.
Conditions governing reproduction
South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.
Languages of the material