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"We Swear to be True to a Brother"

An undated Masonic Civil War ode by Rob Morris entitled, "We Swear to be True to a Brother." Intended to be sung. At head of title: "Air - The Flag of Our Union."Published in a slightly different form as "Cherish the Pledge," in Rob Morris's book…

Autograph and sketch of a Native American in profile, 1905

Autograph and sketch of a Native American in profile. Dated 1905. An autograph of American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer Frederic Sackrider Remington accompanied by a sketch of a Native American.

Blank charter created for the International Union of Bricklayers of the United States of North America, between 1865 and 1868

An unissued or blank charter commissioned by the International Union of Bricklayers of the United States of North America. Imprint at the bottom of the certificate reads, "E.C." Organized in 1865, the International Union of Bricklayers of the United…

Blank Order of the Eastern Star card

A blank and undated Order of the Eastern Star card. At bottom: "Folder No. 1565."

Buzz Aldrin Masonic ephemera collection

A portion of Ben B. Lipset's Buzz Aldrin Ephemera Collection. Includes Lipset's poem "Mission Accomplished," a photograph of Buzz Aldrin fraternally inscribed to Lipset, and a letter of appreciation from A. H. Lavender, the public affairs officer at…

Card signed by John Philip Sousa, 1899

Card signed by John Philip Sousa. Dated 1899. An autographed card signed by American composer and conductor John Philip Sousa. Above the composer's name is hand-drawn musical notation.

Card signed by Mark Twain, 1899

Card signed by Mark Twain. Dated 1899. American author and humorist Mark Twain autographs this card and writes in parenthesis under his name, "Done with a Wirt," referring to the Twain's endorsement of the Paul E. Wirt fountain pen.

Certificate for the Two Hundredth Anniversary of United States Constitution

200th Anniversary of the United States Constitution certificate issued by Supreme Council of the Thirty-Third Degree for the Southern Jurisdiction and Supreme Council for the Northern Jurisdiction, dated 1987.

Circular advertising lecture, "Masonic Treasure in Mount Moriah"

An advertisement for a lecture by Rob Morris, the Masonic author, poet, and lecturer. Includes poetry by Morris and is dated 1880.

Col. Ellsworth, the martyr [graphic]

Col. Ellsworth, the martyr. Dated between 1861 and 1865. This Civil War envelope depicts Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first Union soldier killed in the war. Ellsworth was shot and killed while in the process of taking down a Confederate flag above…