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Order of Calanthe Juvenile Department papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0255

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of six reports written by Mattie B. Rowe of Alabama as the Supreme Juvenile Matron between 1943 and 1952 – five reports to the biennial sessions of the Supreme Court of the Order of Calanthe and one annual report for the Grand Court of the Order of the Calanthe of the state of Alabama. In these reports she describes the size and status of the various Juvenile Departments across the United States and in Alabama.

Dates

  • 1943–1952

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

The Order of the Calanthe is the women’s auxiliary unit of the Knights of Pythias. Mattie B. Rowe of Alabama was the Supreme Juvenile Matron between 1943 and 1952.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (6 reports, 46 pages, typescript)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Five reports to the biennial sessions of the Supreme Court of the Order of Calanthe and one annual report for the Grand Court of the Order of Calanthe of the states of Alabama. Mattie B. Rowe of Alabama was the Supreme Juvenile Matron between 1943 and 1952.

Provenance

Purchased from Cather and Brown Books, 199?

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to the Order of Calanthe Juvenile Department papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
June 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500