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Fraternal organizations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: found: Web site, Jan. 19, 2006 ("Fraternal organization: A fraternal organization is an organization that represents the relationship between its members as akin to brotherhood. There is a great deal of overlap between the terms Friendly Society and fraternal organization. Most mystical organizations are also fraternal." "Friendly society: A friendly society (sometimes called a mutual society, benevolent society or fraternal organization) is a mutual association for insurance-like purposes, and often, especially in the past, serving ceremonial and friendship purposes also.") found: RootsWeb Web site, Jan. 19, 2006 (RootsWeb's Guide to Tracing Family Trees: "Many of our ancestors joined fraternal orders or organizations--associations of people bound together for philosophical, religious, literary, social, athletic, or philanthropic purposes. They were called friendly societies in Great Britain. A large number of these organizations are still in existence today. Many of them, while based on the Freemasons, would develop for different reasons. Broadly, there are about seven types of these organizations. 1. Social 2. Benevolent (also Service) 3. Ethnic 4. Trade 5. Religious (also Mystical) 6. Political 7. Criminal.")

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to F. Schneiderman, 1907 November 13

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0139.00011
Abstract Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to F. Schneiderman. Spivak reminds Schneiderman that on the day of his arrival he made a statement that he only had fifteen cents in his pocket; therefore, Spivak gave a letter to Mr. Garson guaranteeing that he would pay him for one week of Schneiderman’s board. Spivak informs Schneiderman that he received a letter from Joseph Klein stating that Schneiderman was given $65.00 before he left for Denver. Spivak wonders how he could have made the statement that he...
Dates: 1907 November 13

Letter from N.P. Levin to C.D. Spivak, 1910 May 17

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0118.00016

Handwritted letter from N.P. Levin to C.D. Spivak. Levin tells Spivak that Ike Clein no longer belongs to any lodges. Although Levin provides the name of the secretary from the I.O.O.F lodge that Clein once belonged to.

Dates: 1910 May 17

Milton Anfenger Elks and Denver Bears Scrapbook, 1929-1952

Identifier: B091.01.0002.00002

Milton Anfenger scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and programs about Colorado Elks Club and his ownership of the Denver Bears baseball club from 1923 to 1932. He was known as "Mr. Baseball" in Denver. A member of Elks Lodge #17, he was elected Exalted Ruler in 1913.

Dates: 1929-1952

Newspaper Articles and Publications, 1906-1916

Identifier: B091.02.0003.0001

Contains newspaper articles relating to B'nai B'rith conventions and B'nai B'rith publications.

Dates: 1906-1916

Newspaper Articles and Publications, 1911-1949

Identifier: B091.04.0003.0002

Contains newspaper articles and publications relating to the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and Milton Anfenger, including material on the Elks Club building at California and Fourteenth streets in Denver, Colorado. A member of Elks Lodge #17, Milton Anfenger was elected Exhalted Ruler in 1913.

Dates: 1911-1949

Newspaper Photographs at Overland Park, Denver, 1905 June 27

Identifier: B091.01.0002.00001.00005
Abstract Newspaper photographs of members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks at races at Overland Park in Denver, Colorado. The identification of the top photograph: "A group of Winners--Left to right: Judge Peter L. Palmer, Roland G. Parvin, Milton L. Anfenger, Frank Gist, George P. Steele, Otto Herres." Milton Anfenger is standing in the center wearing a light-colored jacket. Behind the men are people in the stands. A member of Elks Lodge #17, Milton Anfenger was elected Exalted Ruler...
Dates: 1905 June 27

Outstanding Pledges Plaque: Colo Beta - Sigma Phi Epsilon, 1950-1957

Identifier: U385.03.0002.0001

Wooden plaque with cut corners and a chrome plate attached, with filigre on the corners. Inscription: ''Colo Beta -- Sigma Phi Epsilon - Outstanding Pledges'' Below that in a column: Al Rose 1950 Warren Jeffrey 1951 Jack Humphrey 1952 Special Award Donald Whyte 1953 Ben Cox 1953 Vernon Tate 1954 Richard Dahl 1955 Robert Herbst 1956 Steve Dickson 1957

Dates: 1950-1957

Phi Sigma Delta, Theta Chapter Records

Identifier: B218

Phi Sigma Delta Fraternity was formed in 1909 at Columbia University and operated until in 1969-70, Phi Sigma Delta and Phi Epsilon Pi merged into Zeta Beta Tau. Phi Sigma Delta (Theta chapter) fraternity was organized at University of Colorado in 1919. Collection contains photographs, scrapbooks, publications, and administrative papers from Phi Sigma Delta, Theta 1918 through 1981.

Dates: 1919- c. 2000

Program for B'nai B'rith Denver Lodge 25th Anniversary, 1897 April 7

Identifier: B091.02.0001.0003.00001
Abstract Program of twenty-fifth anniversary of the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith Lodge No. 171 (Denver, CO) that took place at the Windsor Hotel in Denver. The program has a silver and blue cover with ''I.O.B.B. Denver Lodge No. 171'' written above and below an image of an Menorah. The program lists the officers and committee members, the musical selections, the menu, the toasts, the dances, and has a synopsis of the history of Denver Lodge, No. 171. Milton Anfenger's father Louis Anfenger was...
Dates: 1897 April 7