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Payson Lodge #19 records

Identifier: MSS 7754

Scope and Contents

Collection includes financial records, correspondence papers, reports, constitutions, a list of members, and other materials created by the Payson, Utah Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Materials date from 1897-2010, bulk 1910-1976.


  • 1897-2010
  • Majority of material found within 1910-1976


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Payson Lodge #19 records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

Payson Lodge #19 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (approximately 1893-1994) was a fraternal organization in Payson, Utah.

Payson Lodge #19 was established in 1893 in Payson, Utah as a branch of the Grand Lodge of Utah under the fraternal organization Independnet Order of Odd Fellows. Members were composed of only men in the beginning, but later allowed women and children. The lodge had a noble grand, treasurer, and secretary for its leaders. This was the place for meetings, activities, and other events the fraternity members held. Payson Lodge #19 was closed down in approximately 1994.


2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in two series: 1. Payson Lodge #19 administrative records, correspondence and other materials, 1897-2010. 2. Payson Lodge #19 financial records, 1913-2010.

Custodial History

Donated by Brent Ashworth in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Brent Ashworth; 2011.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.)

Related Materials

See also the Independent Order of Odd Fellows records, circa 1874-2001 (Mss B 1418; Utah State Historical Society).

Processing Information

Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor; and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.

Processed; Sadie Hutchinson; 2015.

Register of Payson Lodge #19 records
Margaret Weddle
2014 February 27
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States