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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

Title
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 / by Wm. H. Grimshaw.
Author
Grimshaw, Wm. H. (William Henry), 1848-1927
Publication
  • New York ; Montreal ; London : Broadway Publishing Company, [1903]
  • ©1903.

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Additional Authors
Broadway Publishing Co., publisher.
Description
xi, [2], vi-xi, [1], 392 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations, portraits; 23 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Alternative Title
History of freemasonry among the colored people in North America
Subjects
Note
  • "Copyright, 1903, by William Henry Grimshaw."--verso of title page.
  • "Sold only by subscription through authorized agents, and not to be had at bookstores. Anyone desiring a copy should address W.H. Grimshaw, 247 Tenth Street, N.E., Washington, D.C."--verso of title page.
Reproduction (note)
  • Photocopy.
Source (note)
  • Arthur A. Schomburg;
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Call Number
Sc 366.11-G (Grimshaw, W. Official history of freemasonry)
LCCN
03028951
OCLC
  • 13619661
  • 13619661
  • NYPGR13619661-B
Author
Grimshaw, Wm. H. (William Henry), 1848-1927, author.
Title
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 / by Wm. H. Grimshaw.
Publisher
New York ; Montreal ; London : Broadway Publishing Company, [1903]
Copyright Date
©1903.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Reproduction
Copy in Sc 366.11-G (copy 1) Photocopy. Emerson, N.J. : Ocker & Trapp, Inc. for The New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 2005. Preservation photocopy.
Provenance
Copy in Sc 366.11-G (copy 2) (accession no. B593639) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
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Full text available via HathiTrust (Duke University copy)
Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Broadway Publishing Co., publisher.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
History of freemasonry among the colored people in North America
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc 366.11-G (Grimshaw, W. Official history of freemasonry)
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