Byron Grange No. 1810 Collection, 1921-1992
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Brief Description:

The Byron Grange Collection dates from 1921 to 1992 with the majority of the collection consisting of meeting minutes. The remainder of the collection includes a rollbook, due books and program books, a scrapbook containing newspaper articles concerning the Home Economics Day, correspondence, an award of honor granted by the national grange, and 2 badges used the master and gate keeper. 

An addendum was added which consists mainly of Illinois State Grange rosters and journal proceedings and the Illinois Granger.  Additional rosters, proceedings, and Illinois Granger can be found in other grange records held by the Regional History Center.

Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at]
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/210
Volume: 1.75 Linear Feet
Acquired: 05/11/1992.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Byron (Ill.)
National Grange
National Grange. Byron Grange (Ogle County, Ill.)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection are held by the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Mrs. Charles Temple  Mrs. Charles Temple of Winnebago, Illinois, donated the Byron Grange #1810 Collection to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on May 11, 1992.
Related Materials: For further information regarding the Byron Grange the researcher should consult the Laura Cooper Collection, RC 44.  For further information concerning other granges in the northern Illinois region the researcher should consult the Regional Collections Guide.