The History of the Odd Fellowship is a single volume monograph detailing the history of the international fraternity of Odd Fellows. The book was written by a globe spanning collection of fraternity members under the direction Henry Leonard Stillson of Vermont. Black-and-white illustrative plates appear throughout the text.
Included with purchase is a pamphlet that was found tucked within the pages of the book concerning a proposal to change the funding structure for the Odd Fellows’ Home system in the state of Massachusetts. The pamphlet cover reads “A Special and Vitally Important Message to the Odd Fellows of Massachusetts.”
- Title: The History of Odd Fellowship: The Three-Link Fraternity; or The Antiquities, Creative Period, and Golden Age of Friendship, Love, and Truth
- Authorship attributed to A Board of Editors
- Editor-in-chief: Henry Leonard Stillson
- Publisher: Fraternity Publishing Company
- Place: Boston, MA
- Year: 1897
- Length: 896pp
- Dimensions: 25” x 10” x 2.63
- Condition: Original illustrated cloth covered boards. Cover has some edgewear and ink stains. Decorative endpapers. Binding tight. Pages clean and lightly toned. No tears or extraneous marks. Some folds. Pamphlet has a crease down the center.