Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Benjamin Clark. Finding aid updated 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
This collection contains D.J. Riker's certificate of induction as a Noble of the Mystic Shrine for North America.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
D. J. Riker Shriner certificate, 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:
D.J. Riker was inducted in 1920 as a member of Indianapolis' Ancient Arabic Order, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, which continues to be housed in the Murat Temple in downtown Indianapolis. The Shriners are a secret society, but one that seeks to be active in philanthropy and fraternity.