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Charter for the Modern Woodmen of America

 Item — Flat File: 1, Drawer: 7
Identifier: A0070

Scope and Contents

This paper charter established the Seymour Camp, no. 9536 in Morgan Center, Vermont, as a local camp of the Modern Woodmen of America on April 22, 1901. The charter includes original signatures and a gold seal with blue ribbon.

Dates

  • 1901-04

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Access to sensitive materials may be restricted at the discretion of AFAM.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is owned by the American Folk Art Museum. The collection is subject to all copyright laws, and is dedicated to public use for research, study and scholarship.

Biographical / Historical

The Modern Woodmen of America is a fraternal benefit society, founded in 1883. While its primary purpose is to provide financial services to its members, the organization also supports local camps (or chapters) that organize various social events and service initiatives in local communities.

Extent

1 object(s) ; 22 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Susan Sperry Burns, 2020.

Separated Materials

This item is related to and was approved for accession with the Lodge Goat (2020.16.1) in the American Folk Art Museum's art collection.

Title
A Guide to the Charter for the Modern Woodmen of America
Author
Regina Carra
Date
July 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Arabic

Repository Details

Part of the American Folk Art Museum Archives Repository

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