Columbus State University Print Logo

CSU Archives

CSU Archives

International Order of Twelve Collection (SMC 76)


Organizational Note

According to Wikipedia, “The International Order of Twelve Knights and Daughters of Tabor is a black fraternal organization best known as the sponsor of the Taborian Hospital. It was founded in 1872 in Independence, Missouri, by Moses Dickson, an ex-slave born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on April 5, 1824. The order's statement of principles pledged to advance "Christianity, education, morality and temperance and the art of governing, self-reliance and true manhood and womanhood". Like many other fraternal societies at the time, it offered sickness and burial insurance and a means for members to socialize.


Scope and Content

Constitution, By-laws and Rules of Order of the Maids and Pages of Honor. The organization was known as the Children of Mt. Tabor, or Maids and Pages of Honor of the Temple and Tabernacle of Knights of Tabor. This is an 8 page pamphlet published in Columbus, Georgia by the Gilbert Printing Company.

circa 1900 1 folder (.1 l.f.)


Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the International Order of Twelve Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

International Order of Twelve Collection (SMC 76)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

Purchased in 2006.


Folder List

Folder 1 – Constitution, By-laws and Rules of Order of the Maids and Pages of Honor, circa 1900