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Knights of Columbus of Indiana collection 1918 May-1920 Jan.

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V573 V.1 (Text) 00000105646442 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V573 V.2 (Text) 00000105646541 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V573 V.3 (Text) 00000105646533 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V573 V.4 (Text) 00000105646558 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V573 V.5 (Text) 00000105646525 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V573 V.6 (Text) 00000105646517 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1.0 Cubic feet 3 manuscript boxes

Content descriptions

General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/06/14 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/14 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes six scrapbooks from the Knights of Columbus of Indiana ranging from 1918 May-1920 Jan. regarding World War I war efforts and activities within the organization. Volumes include detailed biographical information of its members, photographs, correspondence, clippings and event programs.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Knights of Columbus of Indiana collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: On March 29, 1882, the organization was officially chartered the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society. The Order is still true to its founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity.The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.On June 25, 1899 the first Council #437 was instituted in Indianapolis. By the end of their first decade as an Indiana organization, the Knights of Columbus had a total of 48 Councils and 7,200 members. Following World War II, an expansion period occurred and membership jumped to 2,300 with 69 councils. Currently, the organization has 186 Councils and over 33,000 members. Sources:Knights of Columbus:http://www.kofc.org/en/index.html Indiana State Council K of C:http://www.indianakofc.org/
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a transfer from the Indiana Division in 2013.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Knights of Columbus > War work > Indiana.
World War, 1914-1918 > War work > Indiana.

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