As of Tuesday, September 8, The New York Public Library has expanded grab-and-go service to 50 branch locations as part of our gradual reopening. We hope to reopen even more locations soon. Find details about locations, services, and requirements, and learn more about accessing our remote resources.

 

Official history of freemasonry among the colored people in North America : tracing the growth of masonry from 1717 down to the present day. ...

Collection Data

Description
Official history of freemasonry among the colored people in North America : tracing the growth of masonry from 1717 down to the present day, bringing to light many interesting facts unknown to the great body of the Craft : also giving an account of the introduction of Freemasonry into America, its origin and practice among Negroes, the establishment of Subordinate and Grand Lodges, Royal Arch Chapters, Commanderies, the Scottish Rite, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, and the Ancient Rite of Memphis, with its ninety-seven degrees, to which is appended much general information tending to show the progress of the race in citizenship, business, education, wealth, with the names of prominent Americans who have become famous in Craft and other walks of like
Names
Grimshaw, Wm. H. (William Henry), 1848-1927 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1903
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Broadway Publishing Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 366.11-G
Topics
African American freemasons
African American freemasonry
Genres
Portraits
Photographs
Prints
Physical Description
Extent: Xi, vi-xi, 392 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR13619661-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11781236
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ae920b0-c6b9-012f-45ce-58d385a7bc34
Show filters Hide filters
24 results found