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Collection Silvis IOOF Lodge #18 (Silvis, Ill.) records
Collection Number I/O:52
Dates of Creation 1913-1954
Extent of Description 1.25 linear feet, 3 boxes
Language English
Creator Independent order of Odd Fellows. Silvis Lodge #18 (Silvis, Ill.)
Search Terms Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Silvis IOOF Lodge #18 (Silvis, Ill.)
Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Fraternal organizations
Fraternal, Insurance
Silvis (Ill.)
Administrative or Biographical History The Silvis Lodge #424 was founded in December of 1913. In 1939, the Lodge merged with East Moline #934 and became Silvis Lodge#18. Silvis #18 merged with The Swedish Olive Lodge in 1954. In its initial incorporation, the Lodge states that they will not provide sick benefits to members, but members are entitled to visitations. The Lodge provided financial assistance to family of deceased members.
Scope & Content The bulk of this collection consists of minutes from meetings, 1913-1949. The minutes include detailed information about the operation and activities sponsored by the lodge and its finances. There is also a separate treasurer's book and fiscal reports. The membership records, 1913-1954 contains names, dates of birth, and addresses of members.

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