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Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters Records (SC-17)

Identifier: SC-17

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two forms created by a Bellefontaine, Ohio society, Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters, Logan Council, No. 34. Information includes dues collected, officers elected in 1883-1884, a list of members of the council, and the stated monthly meeting date. The second form, from the 1870s, is mostly blank, but contains penciled signatures on the back.


  • Creation: circa 1870-1879
  • Creation: 1883 - 1884


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The Logan County Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters was organized in October of 1860. According to William Henry Perrin and J. H. Battle’s 1880 History of Logan County and Ohio, the secret society had, in 1880, 177 members.


0.05 linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was accessioned by Wright State University on August 30, 1976 (accession 76-15).

Guide to the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters Records (SC-17)
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 Apr: Finding aid revised according to DACS standards by Megan O’Connor, April 2021.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Wright State University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton OH 45435-0001 USA