Certificate of endowment for the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows

Image for Certificate of endowment for the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows
Created by
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, American, founded 1843
Owned by
Boyd, Edgar Leroy, American, 1882 - 1953
Medium
ink on paper, foil, wood, metal
Dimensions
H x W (certificate): 21 x 16 in. (53.3 x 40.6 cm)
H x W x D (frame): 26 1/4 x 30 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (66.7 x 76.8 x 5.7 cm)
Type
certificates
Place depicted
Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 15, 1908
Description
A certificate of endowment made out to Edgar Leroy Boyd by the Mutual Endowment Association of the District Grand Lodge of Ohio of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows. A foil seal is affixed to the document in the bottom left. The certificate has red and black print as well has red and black handwriting.
Topic
African American
Fraternal organizations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.89.8ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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