Collection Number: MVF 5-03

Accession Number: 9900-120

Item(s): Irving Masonic Lodge diamond jubilee booklets, 1978; copy of a letter of a petition to form the Irving Masonic chapter, 1924; information card “What Is A Mason”; and 5 photographs relating to the early days of the Irving Masonic Lodge, 1920s and 1940s.

Producer: Irving Lodge #1218

Donor: Irving Lodge #1218, Dean Alexander

Date Received: June 26, 2000

Literary Rights Statement 

     Permission to publish from the material must be obtained from the Irving Archives.

     The file contains a copy of the letter of petition requesting to form a Masonic Lodge in Irving, 1924; three copies of the booklet put together for the Lodge’s 75th anniversary celebration in 1999; an information card describing what Masonry is; and five black-and-white photographs of club members, including; J.M. Popplewell, 1925; G. Walter Story, 1925; a group photo inside the lodge on Main Street, 1946; a photo of eight men identified in the photograph, 1948; and a panoramic photo of the members at the groundbreaking for the lodge on Second Street, 1948.

      The photographs have been placed in Photo Collection MVF Box #1 and Photo Collection Oversize Box #1.