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Royal Arch Masons. New Jerusalem Chapter No. 3 (Wiscasset, Me.) Minute Books and Certificates

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2009.510

Scope and Contents

Minute books and certificates, 1877-1954, 1978 of the Royal Arch Masons, New Jerusalem Chapter No. 3 of Wiscasset, Maine. The minute books record members present at stated and special convocations, reports of the Committee on Inquiry regarding membership applications, communications from the Grand Lodge, financial reports, installation of officers, etc.

Dates

  • 1877-1954, 1978
  • Majority of material found in 1877-1954

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

3 volumes and loose certificates.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

The New Jerusalem Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons was established in Wiscasset ca. 1819. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Series 1: Minute books; Series 2: Certificates.

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Separated Materials:

A cylindrical metal storage tube was transferred to the Manuscript Artifact Collection, Mss. 1.03.

Physical Description

3 volumes and loose certificates.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and described in November 2009 by Ute Schechter.
Title
Guide to the Royal Arch Masons. New Jerusalem Chapter No. 3 (Wiscasset, Me.) Minute Books and Certificates
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
Date
2009-11-03
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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