Manuscript Group 56
There is no record in the Special Collections Library of the donor of the O.d.H.S. records. They were processed by Judith Nielsen in May 1985.
The Ordens der Hermannssohnne was a fraternal organization whose business was conducted in German and whose stated purpose was to foster German unity. The Uniontown lodge was founded May 1, 1897.
The material in this group consists of correspondence, a minute book, financial records, and printed material for both the Sons of Hermann and the ladies lodge -- Sisters of the Sons of Hermann.
Folder Description Items
1 Correspondence, 1905-1907 7 2 Minute Book, 1899-1902 1 3 Receipt books, 1909-1910 3 4 Membership Account Ledger, 1899 1 5 Blank Membership Cards, n.d. 5 6 Ritual zum Gebrauche der Untergeordneten Logen des O.d.H.S., 1890 1 7 Konstitution fur Untergeordnete Logen, Statuten der Sterbekasse (death benefits) und Neben-Gesetze (by-laws) der Gross- Loge des O.d.H.S. im Staate Washington, 1906 1 8 Receipts for Death Benefits Paid, 1897-1899 12 9 Zweijahringer Bericht der National-Gross-Beamten O.d.H.S. in den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-Amerika, 1895 (Biennial report of the National Membership) 1 10 Verhandlungen der Vierten Jahressitzung der Gross-Loge des Staates Washington, 1896 (Proceedings of the 4th annual meeting) 1 11 Constitution der Hermanns sohne Schwestern-Logen im Staate Washington, 1897 1 12 Halb/Viertel Jahres Bericht der Frauen-Loge, blank half or quarter years report book 1 13 Medical reports of applicants to the female lodge, 1899 10