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Knights of Pythias, Claresholm, Alberta, 1912
Knights of Pythias, Claresholm, Alberta, 1912
NA-5257-42

Knights of Pythias, Alberta Grand Lodge fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Grand Lodge. -- 1908-1984.
Series 2 Alfalfa Lodge No. 20 (Coaldale). -- 1937-1965.
Series 3 Alta Lodge No. 14 (Nemiskam). -- 1920.
Series 4 Armistice Lodge No. 23 (Elnora). -- 1936-1963.
Series 5 Aviation City Lodge No. 3 (Edmonton). -- 1923-1950.
Series 6 Bertewan Lodge No. 9 (Sibbald). -- 1921.
Series 7 Calgary Lodge No. 4 (Calgary). -- 1903-1988.
Series 8 Carbon Lodge No. 38 (Carbon). -- 1915.
Series 9 Carbon Lodge No. 24 (Carbon). -- 1923.
Series 10 Claresholm Lodge No. 17 (Claresholm). -- 1921-1922.
Series 11 Coal City Lodge No. 31 (Drumheller). -- 1920-1947.
Series 12 Crescent Lodge No. 14 (Calgary). -- 1927-1957.
Series 13 Damon Lodge No. 11 (Nobleford). -- 1921.
Series 14 Dirigo Lodge No. 41 (Vauxhall). -- 1929-1931.
Series 15 Eckville Lodge No. 26 (Eckville). -- 1927-1937.
Series 16 Edmonton. -- 1947.
Series 17 Fidelis Lodge No. 29 (Leslieville). -- 1920s-1950s.
Series 18 Foothills Lodge No. 24 (Caroline). -- 1937-1961.
Series 19 Golden Jubilee Lodge No. 35 (Gleichen). -- 1928-1929.
Series 20 Hand Hill Lodge No. 8 (Delia). -- 1923.
Series 21 International Lodge No. 55 (Sweetgrass, Montana). -- 1928.
Series 22 Jasper Lodge No. 8 (Edmonton). -- 1925-1926.
Series 23 Lethbridge Lodge No. 2 (Lethbridge). -- 1927-1929.
Series 24 Livingstone Lodge No. 22 (Blairmore). -- 1921-1923.
Series 25 Oil City Lodge No. 7 (Okotoks). -- 1925-1949.
Series 26 Oyen Lodge No. 16 (Oyen). -- 1922.
Series 27 Pioneer Lodge No. 31 (Standard). -- 1925-1970.
Series 28 Provincial Lodge No. 001 (Medicine Hat). -- 1924-1969.
Series 29 Rathbone Lodge No. 5 (Medicine Hat). -- 1915-1965.
Series 30 Red Deer Lodge No. 21 (Red Deer). -- 1920s.
Series 31 Sentinel Lodge No. 25 (Coleman). -- 1921-1948.
Series 32 Sturgeon Lodge No. 38 (Gibbons). -- 1928-1954.
Series 33 Success Lodge No. 33 (Innisfail). -- 1928-1977.
Series 34 Sunwapta Lodge No. 17 (Edmonton). -- 1952-1967.
Series 35 Turtle Mountain Lodge No. 15 (Hillcrest). -- 1922-1931.
Series 36 Wayne Lodge No. 18 (Wayne). -- 1943-1945.
Series 37 Omar Khayyam Temple No. 141, Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassan. -- 1933-1975.
Series 38 Maple Leaf Temple No. 2, Pythian Sisters (Calgary). -- 1924.
Series 39 Publications. -- 1962-1978.
Series 40 Supreme Lodge. -- 1968-1980.

Inventory

Series 1 Grand Lodge. -- 1908-1984.
M-8564-1 Constitution, statutes. -- 1922.
M-8564-2 Journal of proceedings/Reports of Officers. -- 1926.
M-8564-3 Annual reports to Supreme Lodge. -- 1908-1938.
M-8564-4 Annual reports to Supreme Lodge. -- 1939-1957.
M-8564-5 Annual reports to Supreme Lodge. -- 1958-1969.
M-8564-6 Annual reports to Supreme Lodge. -- 1971-1979.
M-8564-7 Reports of deceased members. -- ca. 1940-1962.
M-8564-8 Fifty Year Life Certificates. -- 1947-1978.
M-8564-9 Suspended members. -- ca. 1930s.
M-8564-10 Grand Secretary. -- 1954-1966. -- General correspondence.
M-8564-11 Grand Secretary. -- 1963-1968. -- Correspondence with Alfalfa Lodge.
M-8564-12 Register of Supreme Statutes and Constitutions sold. -- ca. 1958-1964.
M-8564-vol.1 Ledger. -- 1939-1960.
M-8564-vol.3 Cashbook. -- 1945-1961.
M-8564-vol.4 Cashbook. -- 1953-1956.
M-8564-vol.5 Cashbook. -- 1956-1959.
M-8564-vol.6 Cashbook. -- 1964-1979.
M-8564-13 Cashbook. -- 1957-1984.
M-8564-14 Items removed from cashbook. -- ca. 1957-1984.
M-8564-15 Ledger. -- 1964-1967.
M-8564-oversize folder Receipts and expenditures for Alberta lodges. -- 1933-1939. [Large chart for each year]
Series 2 Alfalfa Lodge No. 20 (Coaldale). -- 1937-1965.
M-8564-16 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1943-1963.
M-8564-17 Membership cards. -- 1937-1965.
M-8564-18 Register. -- 1923-ca. 1949.
Series 3 Alta Lodge No. 14 (Nemiskam). -- 1920.
M-8564-19 Suspension certificates. -- 1920.
Series 4 Armistice Lodge No. 23 (Elnora). -- 1936-1963.
M-8564-20 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1943-1953.
M-8564-21 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1954-1963.
M-8564-22 Membership cards. -- 1936-1954.
Series 5 Aviation City Lodge No. 3 (Edmonton). -- 1923-1950.
M-5864-oversize folder Warrant. -- 1947.
M-8564-23 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1947-1950
M-8564-24 Membership cards. -- ca. 1923-1949.
Series 6 Bertewan Lodge No. 9 (Sibbald). -- 1921.
M-8564-25 Membership cards. -- 1921.
Series 7 Calgary Lodge No. 4 (Calgary). -- 1903-1988.
M-8564-26 Minutes. -- 1919-1923.
M-8564-27 Minutes. -- 1923-1926.
M-8564-28 Minutes. -- 1950-1956.
M-8564-29 Minutes. -- 1956-1963.
M-8564-30 Journal. -- 1915-1923.
M-8564-31 Receipt book. -- 1924-1925.
M-8564-32 Cashbook. -- 1925-1941.
M-8564-33 Cashbook. -- 1927-1988.
M-8564-34 Items removed from cashbook. -- ca. 1927-1988.
M-8564-35 Register of attendance and visitors. -- 1923-1925.
M-8564-36 Register of attendance. -- 1944-1956.
M-8564-37 Visitors' register. -- 1925-1928.
M-8564-38 Visitors' register. -- 1929-1936.
M-8564-39 Annual and semi-annual reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1919-1930.
M-8564-40 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1943-1953.
M-8564-41 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1954-1970.
M-8564-42 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1972-1979.
M-8564-43 Membership ledger. -- 1903-1940. -- Initially Alberta Lodge No. 1, then Calgary No. 4.
M-8564-44 Membership cards, A-B. -- 1920s-1950s
M-8564-45 Membership cards, C-F, - 1920s-1950s.
M-8564-46 Membership cards, G- J. -- 1920s-1950s.
M-8564-47 Membership cards, K-M. -- 1920s-1950s.
M-8564-48 Membership cards, N-S. -- 1920s-1950s.
M-8564-49 Membership cards, T-Z. -- 1920s-1950s.
M-8564-50 25 and 50 year service certificates, etc. -- 1920s-1960s.
M-8564-51 Membership record cards. -- 1910s-1920s.
M-8564-52 Application for membership. -- 1920s-1940s.
M-8564-53 Deaths, suspended or withdrawn memberships. -- 1930s-1960s.
Series 8 Carbon Lodge No. 38 (Carbon). -- 1915.
M-8564-oversize folder Charter. -- 1915.
Series 9 Carbon Lodge No. 24 (Carbon). -- 1923.
M-8564-54 Suspension certificate. -- 1923.
Series 10 Claresholm Lodge No. 17 (Claresholm). -- 1921-1922.
M-8564-55 Membership cards. -- 1921-1922.
Series 11 Coal City Lodge no. 31 (Drumheller). -- 1920-1947.
M-8564-56 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1944-1947.
M-8564-57 Membership cards. -- 1920-1945.
Series 12 Crescent Lodge No. 14 (Calgary). -- 1927-1957. -- Eventually became Calgary Lodge No. 4.
M-8564-58 Cashbook. -- 1927-1957.
M-8564-59 Membership cards. -- 1928.
Series 13 Damon Lodge No. 11 (Nobleford). -- 1921.
M-8564-60 Membership cards. -- 1921.
Series 14 Dirigo Lodge No. 41 (Vauxhall). -- ca. 1929-1931.
M-8564-61 Membership cards. -- ca. 1929-1931.
Series 15 Eckville Lodge No. 26 (Eckville). -- 1927-1937.
M-8564-62 Semi-annual reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1927-1937.
M-8564-63 Membership cards. -- 1928-1930.
Series 16 Edmonton. -- 1947.
M-8564-64 Application for a warrant. -- 1947.
Series 17 Fidelis Lodge No. 29 (Leslieville). -- 1920s-1950s
M-8564-65 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1945-1951.
M-8564-66 Membership cards. -- 1920s-1950s.
Series 18 Foothills Lodge No. 24 (Caroline). -- 1937-1961
M-8564-67 Application for a Warrant. -- no date.
M-8564-68 Minutes. -- 1937-1952.
M-8564-69 Cashbook. -- 1937-1960.
M-8564-70 Cashbook. -- 1937-1960.
M-8564-71 Register of attendance. -- 1937-1953.
M-8564-72 Vistors' register. -- 1953-1961.
M-8564-73 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1944-1953.
M-8564-74 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1954-1961.
M-8564-75 Semi-annual reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1938-1953
M-8564-76 Correspondence. -- 1953.
M-8564-77 Land transfer. -- 1942.
M-8564-78 Membership cards. -- 1937-1950.
Series 19 Golden Jubilee Lodge No. 35 (Gleichen) . 1928-1929.
M-8564-79 Membership cards. -- 1928-1929,
Series 20 Hand Hill Lodge No. 8 (Delia) . -- 1923.
M-8564-80 Membership cards . -- 1923.
Series 21 International Lodge No. 55 (Sweetgrass, Montana). -- 1928.
M-8564-81 Membership cards, - 1928.
Series 22 Jasper Lodge No. 8 (Edmonton). -- 1925-1926-
M-8564-82 Bylaws. -- 1926.
M-8564-83 Membership cards. -- 1925-1926.
Series 23 Lethbridge Lodge No. 2 (Lethbridge). -- 1927-1979
M-8564-84 Application for restoration of charter. -- no date.
M-8564-85 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1947-1953.
M-8564-86 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1954-1972.
M-8564-87 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1973-1979.
M-8564-88 Membership cards. -- 1927-1962.
Series 24 Livingstone Lodge No. 22 (Blairmore). -- 1921-1923.
M-8564-89 Membership cards. -- 1921-1923.
Series 25 Oil City Lodge No. 7 (Okotoks). -- 1925-1949.
M-8564-90 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1925-1934.
M-8564-91 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1943-1949.
M-8564-92 Membership cards. -- 1927-1949.
M-8564-93 Membership applications. -- 1925-1933.
Series 26 Oyen Lodge No. 16 (Oyen). -- 1922.
M-8564-94 Membership card. -- 1922.
Series 27 Pioneer Lodge No. 31 (Standard). -- 1925-1970.
M-8564-95 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1943-1953.
M-8564-96 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1954-1970.
M-8564-97 Membership cards. -- 1925-1944.
Series 28 Provincial Lodge No. 001 (Medicine Hat). -- 1924-1969.
M-8564-98 Ledger. -- 1952-1969.
M-8564-99 Dues ledger. -- ca. 1948-1966.
M-8564-100 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1947-1953.
M-8564-101 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1954-1960.
M-8564-102 Arrears of dues. -- 1931-1932.
M-8564-103 Membership cards. -- 1924-1952.
M-8564-vol.7 Roster. -- 1912-1956.
Series 29 Rathbone Lodge No. 5 (Medicine Hat). -- 1915-1965
M-8564-104 Annual and semi-annual reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1915-1944.
M-8564-105 Annual and semi-annual reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1924-1945.
M-8564-106 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1943-1953.
M-8564-107 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1954-1965.
M-8564-108 Membership cards. -- 1920s-1950s.
Series 30 Red Deer Lodge No. 21 (Red Deer). -- 1920s.
M-8564-109 Membership cards. -- 1920s.
Series 31 Sentinel Lodge No. 25 (Coleman). -- 1921-1948.
M-8564-110 Application for a Warrant. -- no date.
M-8564-111 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1947-1948.
M-8564-112 Membership cards. -- 1921-1932. -- A to H.
M-8564-113 Membership cards. -- 1921-1926. -- J to Z.
Series 32 Sturgeon Lodge No. 38 (Gibbons). -- 1928-1954.
M-8564-114 Bylaws. -- 1928.
M-8564-115 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1943-1954. --
M-8564-116 Membership cards. -- 1928-1944.
M-8564-117 Suspended members. -- 1928-1944.
M-8564-118 Receipt book. -- 1942-1945. -- For services in Armed Forces.
Series 33 Success Lodge No. 33 (Innisfail). -- 1928-1977
M-8564-119 Bylaws. -- 1928.
M-8564-120 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1943-1953.
M-8564-121 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1954-1972.
M-8564-122 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1973-1977.
M-8564-123 Membership cards. -- 1945-1953.
Series 34 Sunwapta Lodge No. 17 (Edmonton). -- 1952-1967
M-8564-124 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1952-1967.
M-8564-125 Membership cards. -- 1965.
Series 35 Turtle Mountain Lodge No. 15 (Hillcrest). 1922-1931.
M-8564-126 Membership cards. -- 1922-1931..
Series 36 Wayne Lodge No. 18 (Wayne). -- 1943-1945.
M-8564-127 Reports to Grand Lodge. -- 1943-1945.
Series 37 Omar Khayyam Temple No. 141, Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassan. -- 1933-1975.
M-8564-128 Minutes. -- 1940-1973.
M-8564-129 Financial and correspondence. -- 1942-1975.
M-8564-vol.2 Ledger. -- ca. 1933-1968.
Series 38 Maple Leaf Temple No. 2, Pythian Sisters (Calgary). -- 1924.
M-8564-130 Maple Leaf Temple No. 2 (Calgary). -- 1924. -- Bylaws.
Series 39 Publications. -- 1962-1978.
M-8564-131 Costumes and supplies catalogues. -- no date.
M-8564-132 Costumes and supplies catalogues. -- no date.
M-8564-133 Pythian International. -- 1962, 1966-1969.
M-8564-134 Pythian International. -- 1970-1978. -- Incomplete.
Series 40 Supreme Lodge. -- 1968-1980.
M-8564-135 Supreme Convention. -- 1968.
M-8564-136 Supreme Convention. -- 1970.
M-8564-137 Supreme Convention. -- 1978.
M-8564-138 Supreme Convention. -- 1980. -- Convention resolutions.

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