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Nathaniel Cook Collection of Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Payson, Utah Lodge materials

Identifier: AR 950Coo

Scope and Contents note

Collection includes receipts, checks, membership lists, lodge and national proceedings, correspondence letters and financial information for the Payson Lodge No. 19.


  • 1899-1979


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Conditions Governing Access note

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Conditions Governing Use note

Open for research. Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical/Historical note

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), also known as the Three Link Fraternity, is a global altruistic and benevolent fraternal organization derived from the similar British Odd Fellows service organizations which came into being during the 18th century, at a time when altruistic and charitable acts were far less common.


3.5 Linear Feet (4 boxes (3 boxes, 1 flat box 1))


Collection consists of materials related to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Payson Lodge No. 19.

Arrangement note

Series arrangement as follows: Journals of proceedings, receipts, semi annual reports, checks, blank forms, ephemera, tax, lease and bank, correspondence and constitution booklet

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Nathaniel Cook

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Finding aid prepared by Joel Sparks, student intern
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Revision Statements

  • 2022 March: Edited for description and organization errors; Amy Roberts, Archives Specialist, and Blake MacDonald, Archives Aide.

Repository Details

Part of the Fulton Library George Sutherland Archives Repository

800 West University Parkway
MS 145
Orem Utah 84058 United States