Guide to the Records of Mount Scopus Lodge (Malden, Massachusetts), 1930-1940, 1942
 
*I-453

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Stephanie Call as MS Word document, March 2010. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on September 7, 2010. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Mount Scopus Lodge (Malden, Massachusetts)
Title: Mount Scopus Lodge (Malden, Massachusetts), records
Dates:1930-1940, 1942
Abstract: Mount Scopus Lodge in Malden, Massachusetts was a Masonic Lodge established in 1930 by Bertram E. Green and George Kramer. Named for the mountain from which Roman legions and crusaders conducted their assaults on Jerusalem, the Lodge had a strong following in the first ten years of their existence. This collection contains by-laws, concert programs, and a booklet with a historical sketch.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 half manuscript box)
Identification: I-453
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location:Located in AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Historical Note1

Mount Scopus Lodge (Malden, Massachusetts)

Mount Scopus Lodge in Malden, Massachusetts was a Masonic Lodge established in 1930 by Bertram E. Green and George Kramer. Named for the mountain from which Roman legions and crusaders conducted their assaults on Jerusalem, the Lodge had a strong following in the first ten years of their existence.

Their first Master was Richard Hardwick, who served from 1930-1931, followed by Elbridge Gerry Davis (1932-1933), William R. Gilman (1934-1935), Bertram E. Green (1936-1937), Edward I. Adelman (1938-1939) and Jacob J. Glazin (1940-1941?). Numerous officers and masons are listed in the historical booklet in the collection.

Chronology

1930Mount Scopus Lodge established by Bertram E. Green and George Kramer.
1940-1941(?)Jacob J. Glazin serves as Master of the Lodge.
1930-1931Richard Hardwick serves as Master of the Lodge.
1932-1933Elbridge Gerry Davis serves as Master of the Lodge.
1934-1935William R. Gilman serves as Master of the Lodge.
1936-1937Bertram E. Green serves as Master of the Lodge.
1938-1939Edward I. Adelman serves as Master of the Lodge.


Footnote

1 Information for this administrative sketch is from the following resources:

Materials from the collection.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the by-laws, two concert programs and a historical booklet that provides additional background information on the Lodge.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged into a single series.

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011
email: reference@ajhs.org

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Mount Scopus Lodge (Malden, Massachusetts), records; I-453; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

Accession information is unknown.

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Mount Scopus Lodge records, 1930-1940, 1942

English.
Box 1, Folders 1-3.
Scope and Content:

See collection Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 By-Laws 1931
1 2 Concert Programs 1940, 1942
1 3 Ten Years in Freemasonry: Historical Sketch 1930-1940
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