BPO Elks Records Lodge No. 867, 973 THL

Scope and Content: The collection is composed of material of the Winchester (VA) Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks-Lodge No. 867 newsletters for years 1948-1962, 1971-1978, and 1981-1983. Scrapbooks for years 1983, 1979, 1978, and 1965 are included with Question Book and Roll of Officers.

(3 boxes) Last updated 11/10.

Biographical/Historical: BPO Elks Winchester Lodge No. 867 began in 1903. In 1917, the local lodge purchased the Lloyd Logan home located on the corner of Braddock and Piccadilly Streets. In 1998, they built a new facility on Rt. 522 South.

Cite As: BPO Elks Records, Lodge No. 867, 973 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Apple at Elks Club, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)

Cards, 1 item, printed

Elks Minstrels – March 27-28, 1922, printed, 1 item

Elks Minstrels – Second Annual Program, March 19-20, 1923, printed, 1 item

News articles – Elks Club, printed, unnumbered items

Newsletters 1948 – 1962
printed, unnumbered pages

Newsletters 1971 – 1978

Newsletters 1981 – 1983

Historical Committee, unnumbered pages

Notes, unnumbered pages

100th Anniversary – Elks Club 2003, printed, unnumbered items

Talks presented at programs held at Elks Lodge, 1917-1984
9 items, typescript; many of the talks concern Confederate Memorial Day

Box 2

Question Book 1903 – 1918

Question Book 1917 – 1922
manuscript of printed forms, unnumbered pages

Roll of Officers April 1, 1916 – April 9, 1924
manuscripts on printed forms

Scrapbook -- UDC Night November 38=0, 1983
Scrapbook – Old timer’s Night 1978
Scrapbook – Old timer’s Night 1979

Initiatory Banquet – 1903
first banquet held May 27, 1903, program, printed, 1 leaf

Programs/Events – printed, unnumbered

Box 3

Scrapbook – 1965

Rouss, Charles B – letter to J.W. Nail, March 5, 1895, typescript,
photo of Charles B. Rouss, mounted