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Mount Scopus Lodge (Malden, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-453

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.

Dates

  • 1930-1942

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for researcher use. Please contact us to request access or to make an appointment to view this collection at jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of this collection. For more information contact jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Historical Note

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.

References

  1. Materials from the collection.

Chronology

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

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 half-manuscript box)

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.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Accession information is unknown.

Processing Information

Reprocessed by Stephanie Call, 2010
Title
Guide to the Mount Scopus Lodge (Malden, Mass.) Records, I-453
Author
Reprocessed by Stephanie Call
Date
2010
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society Repository

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